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School lunch box ideas

Jan 15th 2021 · kitchenaid

School lunch box ideas

The countdown is on until it’s back to school time and that means we’re all looking for easy and healthy school lunch ideas. Save time and prepare healthy lunch box ideas to keep the kids going throughout the day. From scones, to focaccia and pizza, and from cookies to healthy muffins, we’ve got you covered with these lunch ideas and inspiration. These nutritious and delicious treats will sure be a winner with the kids!

Cheese stick
Cheese stick

Cheese stick

These cheddar cheese sticks are kid friendly and delicious served warm with their favourite home-made dip like fresh pesto, a simple hummus, guacamole or cream cheese. It makes for a great snack to fill up their lunch boxes. The kids won't be able to stop at just one!

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carrot noodles
Carrot noodles

Carrot noodles

Skip the plain pasta! With the Spiralizer, it’s easy to turn one simple carrot into a cup of delicious looking spiralized ribbons. But it’s the toppings and sauces that really make these carrot noodles shine! Simmer the ‘noodles’ in a sauce to soak up all of the amazing flavours. Choose from a Olive, Caper and Tomato Sauce, Cheese and Pesto Sauce or Buttered Walnut and Herb Sauce for extra flavour.

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hummus
Hummus

Hummus

Thick and creamy, this home-made hummus is made from chickpeas, garlic, lemon and tahini and has a richer heartier texture than a pre-made version. It is great for the kids because of the dipping element of it and especially when paired with crackers, veggie sticks, on toast, pizza or as a sandwich filling.

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Three cheese scones
Three cheese scones

Three cheese scones

Delicious as a snack for lunchtime, these three cheese scones are tastier than your average scones with cheddar, parmesan and goats cheese for extra cheesiness . For extra flavour add more fresh herbs, half a teaspoon of crushed fennel seeds or a teaspoon Dijon mustard.

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garlic, rosemary and tomato focaccia
Garlic, rosemary and tomato focaccia

Garlic, rosemary and tomato focaccia

Who can say no to a fluffy focaccia recipe? This delicious garlic, rosemary and tomato foccacia recipe is a crowd-pleaser for both kids and grownups and is easy to make, and topped with fresh rosemary, cherry tomatoes olive oil and sea salt and chili flakes! Simply cut into squares and add it to your kids lunch boxes for a delicious snack!

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kale & sweet potato pizza
Kale & sweet potato pizza

Kale and sweet potato pizza

A health-friendly pizza never looked and tasted so good. If you have a veggie hater then adding vegetables to a pizza (a kid friendly favourite) is a great way to boost their health. Make the most of fresh, seasonal ingredients with this sweet potato and kale pizza and add it to their lunch box.

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apple pear goji and chia health muffins
apple pear goji and chia health muffins

Apple pear goji and chia health muffins

Super food health is the word when it come to these nutrient packed muffins. These easy, delicious apple, pear, goji and chia muffins are a filling and delicious lunch time sweet snack for the kids. Swap the pear with apple pieces, berries or even poached fruit!

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Brown butter white chocolate cranberry cookies
Brown butter white chocolate cranberry cookies

Brown butter white chocolate cranberry cookies

These brown butter white chocolate cranberry cookies are thick and chewy and the ultimate white chocolate indulgence. It’s all about balance with this recipe in school lunch boxes. Balance the vegetables and healthy snacks with these brown butter cranberry cookies.

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