Need easy, kid-friendly ideas for lunch boxes? Check out these simple, nourishing recipes your kids will love having in their lunch.
You’ll never catch me dissing a simple sandwich (read: In Praise of Boring Packed Lunches). But if you’re looking for something a little different, consider these lunchbox-ready recipes. You can make one or two on the weekend to pack all week long.
15 Fun Ideas for Lunch Boxes
These Veggie Nuggets are a fan favorite! Pack them warm or cold with some ketchup or honey-mustard sauce for dipping.
Made in a mini muffin pan, these little bites are full of flavor (and veggies!) and the perfect size for packing.
Made with wholesome ingredients like oats and applesauce, these snack bars are nut- and peanut-free.
Need a nut- and peanut-free lunch box treat? These hearty bites are made with just five pantry ingredients.
These are a healthier twist on the classic Midwestern Peanut Butter Bars and make a fun lunch box dessert.
You need just five minutes and three ingredients to prep these for baking. Pack them cold in a lunch box or serve warm after school.
Forget packaged frozen pizza bites! These are an easy lunch box item and made with just five ingredients.
More filling and nutritious than most muffins, they’re just the right amount of sweetness.
Let everyone customize their calzone with the fillings they like the best using Flatout Foldits as an easy crust.
Make a batch of this pesto with spinach and kale and use it for lunches all week.
Save money and make your own with the fillings your kids like best. It’s easier than you think!
Red Lentil Cookies are made with simple ingredients and can help your family become more familiar with the taste and texture of lentils.
These bars taste like little handheld bites of fruit crisp. Use the jam your kids like best.
Quick, hearty, and filling cookies, they’re made with simple pantry ingredients you probably have on hand.
Skip the boxed fruit roll-ups and make your own with this recipe that uses real fresh fruit and honey.