5 Healthy and Easy School Lunches
Before sending your child off to school, it’s important to pack a lunchbox full of healthy and nutritional food. Staying organized, planning ahead, and having a variety of fresh, fun food will benefit your child and make your life easier. Here are 5 school lunches that will keep your child full throughout the day.
School Lunch Ideas
Depending on your child’s food preferences, you’ll want to fill containers with a protein, fruit, vegetable, and a small treat. Below are some options.
- Ham, turkey, and cheese roll-up
- String cheese
- Wheat crackers
- Broccoli with ranch dressing
- Banana bread
- Whole-grain tortilla chips and salsa
- 5 cubes of cheese
- Melon wedges
- Black beans, bell peppers, corn, red onion
- Pita Bread + Hummus
- cherry tomatoes with 2 tablespoons Caesar dressing
- Peanut butter and jelly on a whole wheat mini bagel
- Trail Mix
Feel free to mix and match or swap out foods to suit your child’s taste preferences. To keep the foods separate and achieve accurate portion sizes, consider buying a lunchbox with separate compartments. This also makes it fun for kids when they open up their lunchboxes. Remember to add healthy beverages, including juice boxes, milk, Bolthouse Smoothies, Capri Suns, etc.
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