Ringing ringing-The intercom goes off and welcomes the kids back to school before we know it. To achieve the best of their abilities in this new school year, children need a healthy, balanced meal to stay active. Try making a cucumber sandwich or oven-toasted quesadilla for a delicious lunch option that can be packed and ready in just 15 minutes.
The best tomato sandwich to make summer long
This classic tomato sandwich features a wonderful combination of sweet tomatoes and herbaceous cream cheese. You can prepare a large amount of the cream cheese mixture and have it on hand to spread on bread or crackers. For a boost of protein, add smoked salmon, sliced turkey or chicken.
Rainbow Bento Lunch for Kids
This bento box idea makes lunch fun. With colorful carrots and yoghurt, this packable lunch is a healthy meal that kids will actually want to eat – no more half-eaten lunches.
This creamy and crunchy cucumber sandwich recipe strikes a nice balance between decadent and light. The cheese and yogurt spread complements the refreshing, crunchy cucumbers while the delicious flavor and texture of whole wheat bread brings everything together.
Roll-up with cream cheese and vegetables
With sliced veggies, whole wheat tortillas, and baby spinach, these wraps are the perfect healthy lunch for your kids to take to school.
Toaster oven quesadillas
We love finding new ways to use our kitchen tools and appliances. This toaster oven quesadilla with peppers and avocado is a great example of an unexpected toaster trick we had to share.
Turkish apple cheddar sandwich
It only takes 5 minutes to prepare this healthy sandwich with whole wheat bread and the classic combination of cheddar cheese and apples that your kids will love.
Vegetable and hummus sandwich
This mile-high veggie and hummus sandwich is a heart-healthy vegetarian lunch. You can mix it with different flavors of hummus and different types of vegetables, depending on your mood.
Whole wheat vegetarian wrap
Use whatever vegetables you have on hand to fill this veggie wrap. The avocado and chickpeas help hold the wrap together and provide heart-healthy fats and fiber.
Toaster for toasting bread
Would you believe us if we said you could eat restaurant-style tostadas at home in just 15 minutes? it’s no problem! Simply layer black beans and cheddar cheese on a corn tortilla and toast in your toaster oven.
Strawberry and cream cheese sandwich
Sliced strawberries and low-fat cheese come together in a sandwich for a quick, healthy lunch.
Pepperoni tortilla pizza
This easy pizza takes just 15 minutes from start to finish and uses simple ingredients you can find in your pantry. Tomato paste adds flavor without absorbing the crust. Skip the pepperoni for a vegan-friendly version, or add your favorite toppings.
BB&G Bistro Lunch Box
Inspired by Starbucks bistro boxes, kids and adults alike will love this peanut butter and jelly lunch. Accompanied by sandwich sides including a yogurt parfait, fruit, vegetables, and popcorn, this healthy, packable lunch will keep you full until dinner.
Peanut butter and banana breakfast sandwich
Creamy peanut butter and bananas are the main ingredients for this quick and easy breakfast.
Türkiye BLT Wraps
This delicious, kid-friendly twist on the classic BLT includes turkey. Extra protein makes for a healthy, filling lunch to pack for school or work.
Kid friendly salad
Make salad something your kids will actually want to eat with this kid-friendly dish. Take them out before dinner and watch them eat all the veggies without fuss!
Charcuterie Bistro Lunch Box
Inspired by Starbucks bistro boxes, this packable lunch is just like a personal-sized cheese platter you can take on the go. This easy, healthy snack is perfect for lunch at work or for a night out.
Türkiye and Cheese Pinwheels Bento Lunch
Mini-sized pinwheels of turkey, cheese, and lettuce make an attractive centerpiece in this bento box. Crunchy celery sticks with creamy dill dressing and juicy berries are a delicious accompaniment, while popcorn sprinkled with chocolate chips makes a satisfying snack or dessert. Plus, this healthy lunch is super easy to pack and can be made the night before.
Breakfast versus lunch bento for kids
This bento box idea is filled with your child’s favorite breakfast foods, even pancakes. This lunch is full of healthy foods that you’ll feel good about serving and that kids will be excited to eat – no more half-eaten lunches!