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Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

 Are you running out of ideas on what to pack for lunch this school year? Here are 6 simply awesome lunch ideas that’ll keep your tot eating healthy.

Not Your Ordinary Sandwiches

sandwich with beet,cheese,avocado and arugula

Give everyday sandwiches a healthy and delightful twist by using ingredients that pack in flavor like greens, various cheese varieties, special sauces and more.

Sandwich Maker by Proctor-Silex

Sandwich Maker by Proctor-Silex

Whether it’s a classic BLT sandwich or something much more sophisticated like Martha Stewart’s fabulous sandwich recipes, school lunches are guaranteed to be extraordinary when packed differently!

Klip It Sandwich To Go Box by Sistema USA

Klip It Sandwich To Go Box by Sistema USA

4 Piece Sandwich Box Set by Black + Blum

4 Piece Sandwich Box Set by Black + Blum

Filling Pockets

The great thing about pockets is you can fill them with anything healthy and no one will ever notice! It’s a good way to get kids to eat vegetables or sneak in superfoods they won’t likely eat. Find some healthy add-ons below.

Raw Kale Powder

Raw Kale Powder

Organic Black Sesame Seed

Organic Black Sesame Seed

Organic Chia Seed

Organic Chia Seed

Salads Assemble

quinoa salad, vegetarian food

Make lunch fun and healthy by letting your kid put-together his/her very own salad. Just pack all the ingredients and have him assemble it for lunch!

Double Stacked 3 Piece Rectangular Microwavable Lunch Bowl Set by Modernhome

Double Stacked 3 Piece Rectangular Microwavable Lunch Bowl Set by Modernhome

3 Tier Stainless Steel Lunchbox by Modernhome

3 Tier Stainless Steel Lunchbox by Modernhome

Dip & Dip

Sometimes, all it takes is a tasty dip… but with a healthy twist! Instead of flour and starch, why not turn to mashable fruits and vegetables such as avocados, tomatoes and other purees as base? They’re not only yummy, but also very healthy!

Inspired home 2 Piece Stoneware Dip Container Set

Inspired home 2 Piece Stoneware Dip Container Set

Crazy Rolls & Wraps

vietnamese chicken rice paper spring rolls

We know this isn’t the roll and wrap you have in mind but Vietnamese spring rolls are sure to give school lunches a refreshing change. Fill it with pulled chicken breasts and your tot’s favorite vegetable juliennes!

And oh, don’t forget to pack them Asian style too!

Rectangular 3 Piece Bento Box Set by Black + Blum

Rectangular 3 Piece Bento Box Set by Black + Blum

Fit & Fresh Bento 6 Piece Lunch Box Set

Fit & Fresh Bento 6 Piece Lunch Box Set

Tasty Whole Grains

Whole grains give lunches a certain texture, paired with flavors that your kids will love. Think brown rice, couscous, quinoa, beans, wild rice and more! Whole grains already pack in fiber but you can always add more goodness with these ingredients:

Herbs de Provence Nugget

Herbs de Provence Nugget

Hemp Hearts - Raw Shelled Hemp Seeds

Hemp Hearts – Raw Shelled Hemp Seeds

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