Whether you’re serving school lunches at home (thanks, remote learning!) or packing a lunchbox for your kid, it’s easy to get burned-out on meal prepping. To help you spruce things up, here are 10 fresh, kid-approved recipes.
Forget the bread—wrap sliced apples and small rectangles of cheese with your child’s favorite deli meat.
Appetizers double as perfectly sized snacks for little mouths. Make some BLT bites at home and share them as a family, or pack them in a container for a savory to-go lunch.
There’s no denying that most kids love cereal. Add a healthier, easy-to-transport twist by making these protein-packed cereal bars.
Use cookie cutters to create fun and kid-friendly shapes out of cucumbers and cheese.
Make this flavorful quiche for breakfast on Sunday, then slice up the leftovers to pack in a lunchbox.
Picky eater? Try serving breakfast for lunch—a fun and unexpected treat for your kiddo! These cream cheese filled waffles are especially appealing to those with a sweet tooth.
Use red beet hummus or plant based, dye-free food colors to add some cheer to sandwiches. Then, use a cookie cutter to mark a bread slice with your child’s initial.
SunButter and strawberries rolled up in tortillas make for another sweet and quick lunch option.
Another delicious option: Banana and peanut butter roll-ups!
When in doubt, add your little one’s favorite sandwich toppings to wooden skewers. Sometimes, all you need to entice kids to eat is to switch up the presentation.