Back to School > Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Posted on: September 3rd, 2019 by Allie Voss

It’s that time of year again! Summer is coming to an end and kids are headed back to school. It can be hard adjusting to a new routine and new commitments after the summer months, but we want to make one thing easier for you parents, and that is school lunches! Although getting lunch at school is convenient, there are not always the healthiest options. Bringing a bagged lunch can actually help save money in the long run. With the help of this awesome blog we found, we compiled a list of 10 different healthy lunches to throw together for your kids. The important thing is making sure they have a good variety, which will help keep them full, get those nutrients in, and they won’t get sick of eating the same thing every day!

-Turkey roll-up with a side of carrots, hummus, and sliced apple.
-Cottage cheese, peanut butter sandwich crackers, strawberries, and baby carrots.
-Homemade chicken noodle soup, grain-free crackers, blueberries, homemade granola bar (if they have access to a microwave).
-Homemade lunchable with meat, cheese, crackers, raspberries, and an unsweetened applesauce pouch.
-Homemade pizza lunchable with whole wheat pita, pizza sauce, grated cheese, pepperoni, grapes, and broccoli.
-Peanut butter/banana/tortilla roll-up, mini bell peppers, and trail mix.
-Tuna salad, crackers, cheese stick, pear, and yogurt covered raisins.
-Peanut butter & jelly sandwich on sourdough bread, kiwi, baby bell peppers.
-Chili, grapes, cheese stick, trail mix (if they have access to a microwave).
-Homemade chicken salad made with avocado oil mayo on seeded bread, dried fruit, black olives, cauliflower pieces.

There you have it! 10 ideas for a quick, healthy, and delicious lunch for your kids. You may even be able to convince them to help you put it together! Make their lunches colorful and find creative ways to get those nutrients in. For an even longer list with more ideas, visit the link below, and good luck to all of you parents!

Source: https://laurenslatest.com/50-school-lunch-ideas-healthy-easy/

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