Load Your Little’s Lunchbox With These Simple Recipes

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As a parent, you want to ensure your child gets the nourishment they need to grow while learning. One way to do that is by packing your child’s lunch with quick, easy, and nutritious recipes. Not only will this give them the energy they need throughout the day, but it will also make your morning routine a breeze.

Lunchtime is an integral part of the day for growing children. It helps them refuel and recharge for the afternoon ahead. But packing a nutritious and tasty lunch every day can be a challenge. One way to make lunchtime easier is to pack a Bento-style lunchbox the night before and store it in the fridge. In the morning, put it inside an insulated lunch bag and add an ice pack.

Kids love fun food, and parents love easy recipes. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to make both happen when it comes to school lunch! Try out these simple yet delicious ideas the next time you pack a school lunch. From boiled egg Bentos and chicken sausage to veggies and fruit salad, something here will please even the pickiest of eaters. Here are just a few of our favorites from our friends at the Lean Green Bean:

Hard Boiled Bento Box

  • Two Hard-boiled eggs
  • Squeeze and Go Applesauce
  • Carrot Sticks
  • String Cheese
  • Pretzel Chips

Turkey Sammy with a Side of the Fixings’

  • Turkey Sammy with Cheese on Dave’s Bread
  • Sliced Grapes
  • Celery and Peanut Butter with raisins
  • Granola

 Lunch -ABLE!

  • Wheat Crackers
  • Thin Sliced Pepperoni
  • Sweet Potato bites
  • Yogurt w/ fruit

Here Chicky, Chicky – Chicken Sausage with Cheese and More

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Hooray! Hooray! for PB&J

  • Spread Peanut Butter and Jelly on your favorite bagel
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Beef Stick chopped in sections + Mozzarella + Grape Tomatoes
  • Mixed Fruit Salad
  • Homemade Banana Bread

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