16/04/2024 0 Comments

Need Kids Lunchbox Ideas ? We Have Some Good Ones

If your getting lunch boxes sent home still full and not touched by the kiddos we have some ideas to spice it up a bit. Let’s make lunch boxes exciting and fun again. Here are some ideas and some photo inspiration to get those kids lunch boxes empty by the end of the day.

  1. Vegemite & Cheese Scrolls: Whip up some delicious Vegemite and cheese scrolls using puff pastry. They’re easy to make and perfect for little lunch boxes.
  2. Mini Aussie Meat Pies: Make mini Aussie meat pies using lean beef mince, veggies, and wholemeal pastry. They’re a tasty Aussie twist on a classic lunchtime favourite. Great hot or cold.
  3. Rainbow Wrap: Create a rainbow wrap using a wholemeal tortilla filled with colourful veggies like shredded carrots, capsicum, cucumber, and lettuce. Slice it into bite-sized pinwheels for a fun lunchbox treat.
  4. Fruit Kabobs: Thread chunks of Aussie fruits like strawberries, kiwi, pineapple, and grapes onto skewers for a fun and colourful snack that’s easy to eat on the go.
  5. Cheesy Veggie Muffins: Bake savoury muffins packed with grated veggies like zucchini, carrot, and corn, along with tasty cheese. They’re perfect for adding a dose of veggies to your kid’s lunch.
  6. Ants on a Log: Spread peanut butter or cream cheese onto celery sticks and top with raisins or sultanas to create “ants on a log.” It’s a fun and crunchy snack that’s packed with protein and fibre.
  7. Yoghurt Parfait: Layer Greek yoghurt with homemade granola and fresh berries in a small container for a delicious and nutritious lunch box treat.
  8. Tuna Salad Pita Pockets: Fill wholemeal pita pockets with a tasty tuna salad made with canned tuna, Greek yoghurt, diced veggies, and a squeeze of lemon juice for a satisfying lunch option.
  9. Mini Quiches: Bake mini quiches filled with veggies, cheese, and ham in muffin tins for a protein-packed lunch box option that’s perfect for little hands.
  10. Trail Mix: Mix together a variety of nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and dark chocolate chips to create a homemade trail mix that’s perfect for a mid-morning or afternoon snack.

These lunch box ideas are not only fun and easy to prepare but also nutritious and delicious, ensuring your kids enjoy a balanced meal at school or on the go. Another of course is make a lunch box scene with animals and things to help little hands discover their food. If you’re needing more healthy eating inspiration and have a spare minute check out our other article on healthy eating habits for kids.



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