Fresh Lunch Ideas For The New School Year

Making school lunch box

The summer break went quickly, and it’s time for school once again. Nothing brightens up a school day quite like a delicious homemade lunch. Check out these kid-approved lunches that your little ones will devour at school.

Take-to-School Taco Bar

Did your kids spend the summer chowing down on tacos? This culinary treat doesn’t have to go on hiatus just because school is in session. Instead, you can use this Take-to-school Taco Bar recipe so your little ones can munch on their favorite dish during lunch. The recipe feeds two to four kids, so your children can invite some friends to enjoy lunch with them.

Fun-Shaped Sandwiches

Do you feel a little guilty when you send your kids to school with the same sandwiches over and over? The guilt will melt away when you use this recipe for Fun-shaped Sandwiches. Using a cookie cutter, you’ll transform boring bread into fun shapes. As a result, your kids will be delighted when they open their lunch boxes.

Make-Ahead Lunch Box

Your kids will also love opening their lunch boxes and seeing colorful wraps full of meats and veggies. All you need to do is follow this Make-ahead Lunch Box recipe to turn that into a reality. This recipe is for six servings, so you can feed the entire crew. You might even find yourself nibbling on one or two of these colorful wraps.

Shark Quesadillas

Presentation is important when feeding kids, which is why this recipe for Shark Quesadillas is such a hit. With olive slices for eyes and jagged teeth, your little ones will giggle as soon as they see their lunch. You do need to make sure the quesadillas cool completely before putting them in the lunch boxes. Otherwise, they won’t maintain their shape or texture. But, as long as you follow that tip, they’ll make the ideal school lunch.

Cheesy Pizza Hot Dogs

You can combine two of your kids’ favorite foods into one meal with this recipe for Cheesy Pizza Hot Dogs. The recipe includes pizza dough, mozzarella cheese sticks, and hot dogs, and it’s incredibly tasty. Also, it only takes 15 minutes to prep and another 15 to cook, so you can whip this meal up at the last minute during a busy school morning.

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Chicken Salad Rolls

If your kids have refrigerator access at school, send them off with some Chicken Salad Rolls. The chicken salad is so good that you might want to double up the recipe, so you can have some as well.

You won’t have to worry about your kids eating when you send them to school with these meals. They’ll love every bite and will be excited about what you’ll pack next.