September 18, 2014

5 Easy Packed Lunch Ideas!

Now that the kids are back in school it is time to get them back on track with a healthy packed lunch. Most of the prepared lunches at schools are usually not made in the healthiest of ways and we want you to give your children a healthy meal while they are at school. Packed lunches shouldn’t just be a boring ole sandwich and chips, we want to think outside of the box here and create lunches that will make the other kids at school want the same meal as your children. Here are 5 easy and healthy packed lunches for your children:

 Finger Food Lunch

Blogger, Moneywise Moms, offers a great packed lunch that she calls “Finger Food Lunch”. This lunch insists of celery and tomatoes for dipping in hummus, cubed cheese and multigrain crackers, a hardboiled egg, and some peas that may have been leftover from the previous night’s dinner. By using cupcake cups to separate the food, they are much easier to wash and store and they also replace the usage of plastic bags.

Finger Food Lunch credit (moneywisemoms.com) 

 Stuffed Bagel Sandwiches

Blogger, Family Fresh Meals, shows how to turn an ordinary bagel into a delicious gourmet lunch. The filling consists of whipped cream cheese, dill relish, carrots, salami, and baby carrots. You can also include a few strawberries along with carrots and ranch for dipping. 

 Stuffed Bagel Sandwiches credit (familyfreshmeals.com) 

 Caprese Chicken Salad

Blogger, IPackLunch, takes some leftover chicken, slice up a few heirloom tomatoes, sliced mozzarella cheese, torn basil, and a side of balsamic dressing and you’ve got a caprese chicken salad! You can also include fruit and multigrain crackers to go along with your salad.

 Caprese Chicken Salad credit (ipacklunch.com) 

 Paleo Style Lunch

Blogger, Our Paleo Life, shows how to make a paleo lunch with papaya, cucumber sticks, plum tomatoes, egg salad, and yellow bell peppers. 

 Paleo Style Lunch credit (ourpaleolife.com)

 Meat, Cheese, and Veggie Wraps

Blogger, Simple As That Blog, creates a great veggie wrap with light mayo, grated cheese, ham, grated carrot, and lettuce. This lunch pairs great with crackers, melon, and carrots with snow peas. 

 Meat, Cheese, and Veggie Wraps credit (simpleasthatblog.com)

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