Lunch Box Ideas: Get your kids excited about food

It’s that time of year again. Kids are back in school and lunch box ideas are scarce. It’s a fun time. But the dread of waking up each morning not only to make breakfast but also pack lunch for your kids remains. 

Let’s loosen some of that stress by checking out easy and quick ideas for lunch.

Plan ahead and create a lunch planner so that it will run smoothly throughout the week. The lunch box can have thousands of combinations with the main meal, fruits or veggies, side snacks, and drinks. Mix and match whichever ones are more suitable for you.

Main Meal Ideas:  Sandwich Sushi, PB&J kabob, Nachos, Tuna Salad, Mini Pancake dippers, Pita Bread + Hummus, Cheese + Crackers, Turkey + Cheese Roll-ups, Almond Butter + Jam Sandwich, Cheese Quesadilla, Hard Boiled Eggs, Pasta Salad, Meat + Cheese Kabob, Chips + Guacamole, Ham + Cheese Sandwich, Bagel + Cream Cheese, and Veggie +Hummus Wrap.

Fruits and Veggies:  Kiwi, Honeydew, Oranges, Apples, Strawberries, Grapes, Peaches, Blueberries, Raspberries, Applesauce, Mangoes, Watermelon, Baby, Carrots, Cucumbers, Grape Tomatoes, Snap Peas, and celery. 

Side Snacks: Potato Chips, Granola Bars, Goldfish, Oreo, Pretzels, String Cheese, Nuts, Yogurt, Trail Mix, Popcorn, Crackers, Garlic Bread, Fruit Cup, Pudding Cup, Graham Crackers, Cookies, and Rice Krispies Treats.

Drinks: Water bottle, Juice box, milk, and milkshakes.