Back to school can be a tricky time for both kids and adults. As the new routine starts to set in, give your kiddos something to look forward to when it comes to lunch time! These 4 fun lunch boxes are perfect for packing your kids with nutrition and energy throughout their first days back at school.
Fiesta Lunch Box
A party in a box! Get some inspiration from our southern neighbors and pack your kids with some Mexican inspired favorites, via Parents.com.
This box includes:
- 1 cup bean salad
- Melon wedges (watermelon for a lingering taste of summer!)
- A serving of whole-grain tortilla chips with 2 tablespoons salsa
- 8 cubes of reduced-fat cheddar cheese
PB&J Sushi Rollups
For this fun twist on the PB&J classic, you will need a rolling pin, some bread and of course peanut butter and jelly. This recipe via Food.com, pairs perfectly with fresh fruit, some carrot sticks, and cheese cubes.
Tomato & Cream Cheese Sandwiches
Looking to reduce meat intake? Bon Appetit’s Cream cheese and tomato sandwiches go perfectly with pumpernickel bread, creating a fun lunch box meal. Add in some pita chips, hummus, and a piece of fresh fruit for a well-rounded meal.
Build Your Own Pizza
Blogger Living Locurto, has many lunch box ideas, but one of our favorites is the Build Your Own Pizza box! Pack your kids a bagel, some sauce, cheese, veggies and/or pepperoni, and they’re good to go! Add in some fresh fruit for dessert.