I share 25 of the best kid friendly healthy school lunch recipes that are nutritionally balanced and the perfect fuel your child needs to get through the day.
So I know most parents can relate to the sentiment that packing lunches can be a real pain, BUT, they don’t have to! Stay with me parents. Since giving birth to my beautiful babe, I’ve actually gotten really excited about packing my little kiddo’s lunch and now I want to get you guys excited. As you all know, I’m a planner, so I’ve gathered 25 of the best kid friendly healthy school lunch recipes that will totally change your mind that packing your kid’s is boring.
Let’s get into it!
Vegan Butter Chickpeas â€“ Pamela Fergusson
No Cook Picnic Snacks â€“ Simple Swaps
Four Ingredient Cheesy Zucchini Bites â€“ How to Eat
Mexicreamy Chicken Pinwheels â€“ Salubrious RD
Healthy Homemade Hot Pockets â€“ Holley Grainger
Make-Ahead Beans and Greens Quesadillas â€“ Holley Grainger
BLT Skewers â€“ Holley Grainger
Hummus Quesadilla with Pomegranate & Feta â€“ Abbeyâ€™s Kitchen
Tomato and White Bean Naan Pizza â€“ Amy Gorin Nutrition
Raw Mexican Zucchini Roll Ups with Veggie Walnut Meat – Veggies Donâ€™t Bite
Vegetable Tortilla Roll Ups – Culinary Hill
Caprese Wrap – Weelicious
5-Ingredient Sweet Potato & Sage Egg Muffins – Edwina Clark
Tuna Cutlets – Desilicious RD
Egg Cups Five Ways – Abbeyâ€™s Kitchen
Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Cups – Haut & Healthy Living
Sausage & Tomato Skewers – My Fussy Eater
Spinach Strawberry Salad Wrap – The Organic Kitchen
Ham, Peach & Avocado Pinwheels – Abbeyâ€™s Kitchen
Ham and Cheese Egg Muffins – Jessica Ivey
Make Ahead Turkey and Cream Cheese Wraps – Jessica Ivey
Lunch Box Bagel Kabobs 4 Ways – Momâ€™s Kitchen Handbook
Lunchbox Tomato, Pepper & Tortellini Skewers – Itâ€™s a Veg World After All
Chicken & Hummus Plate Lunch Meal Prep – Project Meal Plan
Chicken Pepperoni Pasta Salad – Carmy Run Eat Travel
See, packing your kid’s lunch can be FUN! 25 delicious kid-approved school lunches to give you the extra inspiration when you’re sitting in your kitchen wondering what to pack for your kid’s lunches.
Now I want to hear from you!
What are your go-to school lunch combinations for your child?
Have you tried any of these recipes yet?
Let me know in the comments below!
Sofia Tsalamlal, RD, MHSc
Acacia Puddester, RD2B
Updated on June 30th, 2020
Abbey Sharp is a Registered Dietitian (RD), regulated by the Ontario College of Dietitians. She is a mom, YouTuber, Blogger, award winning cookbook author, media coach specializing in food and nutrition influencers, and a frequent contributor to national publications like Healthline and on national broadcast TV shows.