As the school year gears up, it’s important to make sure kids eat a healthy, well-balanced lunch to get them through the day. Below are a few of our favorite lunchtime recipes, student-approved.
Instead of using traditional grapes, take chicken salad to the next level with fresh blueberries.
You can’t go wrong with pimento cheese! Make a sandwich on whole-wheat bread or pack some crackers to spread it on.
Take turkey up a notch with crunchy-tart green apples and Brie cheese.
White beans keep you full and sharp for the rest of the school day.
5. Strawberry, Mozzarella and Walnut Salad
Light and refreshing, pack this simple salad with the dressing on the side.
6. Kale Chips
Crunchy, salty kale chips are the perfect alternative to regular chips for a healthy lunch choice.
7. Classic Hummus
Pack hummus with fresh veggies or pita bread for added protein.
8. Fruit Salsa
Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps is a tasty, healthier way to add something sweet to lunch.
No lunch is complete without a little treat! These chocolate chip cookies are sure to do the trick.
Double Apple Blondie Bars are another great dessert choice, easy to pack and made with fresh apples.