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 Pittas – With 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 Frittata – Let the microwave do all the hard work and have lunch ready in next to no time.
3 Red Pepper Houmous – Houmous is always a winner. Serve with lots of crunchy crudités to help kids towards their five a day.
4 Banana and Oat Bites – Pack some of these little bites if you’re heading out on a family day trip or picnic.
5 Cheddar Pinwheels – Little 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 Rolls – A 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 Pittas – Treat 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 Sandwich – Recreate a pub lunch classic with this easy chicken club sandwich recipe – a little punchy pesto brings a delicious Italian twist.
9 Summer Vegetable Penne – An easy-going pasta recipe that’s full of veg too. Pack into lunchboxes and scatter with the basil and cheese.
10 Thai Spiced Fishcakes – No filleting, no bones – just open a can of tuna and mash some spuds for fuss-free Thai-flavoured fishcakes.
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