10 Delicious Lunch Ideas

Keeping your little one’s lunches tasty, healthy and varied can be difficult around a full schedule so we’re here to help.

We’ve scoured the web and handpicked 10 recipes that we loved the look of. Hopefully you and your kids do too!

 1 Falafel Salad PittasWith a few great shortcut ingredients and some punchy flavours, these falafel salad pittas are ideal for a quick lunchbox filler or picnic

 2 Super Quick FrittataLet the microwave do all the hard work and have lunch ready in next to no time.

 3 Red Pepper HoumousHoumous is always a winner. Serve with lots of crunchy crudités to help kids towards their five a day.

 4 Banana and Oat BitesPack some of these little bites if you’re heading out on a family day trip or picnic.

 5 Cheddar PinwheelsLittle ones will love to help make these simple pinwheel style sandwiches – perfect for lunch boxes or taking with you out and about.

 6 Secret Veg Sausage RollsA few clever tricks make these sausage rolls a great healthy snack idea for kids. Mixing meat with veg, lentils and herbs keeps them moist and full of flavour, then swapping filo pastry for the standard puff gives a super-crispy crust.

 7 Chicken Nugget PittasTreat the kids to This super easy chicken nugget pittas recipe. Stuff toasted pittas with crispy nuggets, herby garlic cream cheese and plenty of salad for a quick lunch the whole family will love.

 8 Pesto Chicken Club SandwichRecreate a pub lunch classic with this easy chicken club sandwich recipe – a little punchy pesto brings a delicious Italian twist.

 9 Summer Vegetable PenneAn easy-going pasta recipe that’s full of veg too. Pack into lunchboxes and scatter with the basil and cheese.

 10 Thai Spiced FishcakesNo filleting, no bones – just open a can of tuna and mash some spuds for fuss-free Thai-flavoured fishcakes.

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