Skip the usual sandwiches and start thinking out-of-the lunch box.
A sandwich for lunch always saves the day! Bread, Spread, lettuce, tomato, ham, egg, wrap it up on a brown bag and you’re feeling assured your kids will finish it up to the last crumb. We understand you’ve grown tired of your child’s excuse on coming home with a half eaten meal. Has it occurred to you that your kid’s palletes have given a white flag to that same old sandwich meal?
Before you succumb to your kid’s junk food demands,take their lunch meals to the next level with these easy and appetizing school lunch ideas.
1. Adorable Animal Sandwiches
Animate their favourite animals into their sandwich meals!
2. Balanced Paleo Meals
Oops! I’m not forcing my kids to go on a paleo diet but I just want them to slowly cut out the processed crap. What makes a food complete and nutritious is if it contains protein, healthy fats and nutrients from fruits, veggies or fish and meat. I make sure they’re stored in a way it won’t get messy until the mid-day.
3. A little piece of everything
Let your kids choose a variety of veggies fruits they want to have in their lunchbox. You’ll soon realise the food will more likely be in their bellies than in the bin.
4. Healthy alternatives
If your kids find sandwiches to be boring, try to give alternatives like biscuits, pretzels or crackers. You can also make a skewer using a meat and cheese. Some fruits such as a plum and berries can be substituted for sweet treats.
5. Pasta wheel and Ham Strips
Who could refuse this delectable pasta and ham meal? You won’t be worried anymore if they’re playing with the food so long as it still find its way to their mouth.
6.Whole wheat berry muffins
Treat them to a nutritious sweet muffin and rolled up some ham or hotdogs to this dish.
7. Bento Lunch ideas
Kids can go Japanese with yummy bento lunch! And it doesn’t need chopsticks.
8. Yummy Mini Taco Wraps
If you’re afraid your kids won’t like the taste of black beans and salsa, worry no more this idea makes it simple for you.
9. A Three Compartment Lunch Boxes
It provides a great, fast and convenient storage for all the items you will stuff in your kid’s lunch.
10. Quesadilla Delights
There’s no one in my pack who hates cheese! Chunk in some fresh goodies such as guacamole, apple sticks, pineapple chunks or tortilla chips.