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School Lunch Ideas. Easy (And Healthy).

School lunch that energizes

A school lunch can be more than just peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. We’ve created a list of recipes that are designed to perfectly blend good-for-you with kid-friendly. Your kid will stay energized with these healthy, quick and easy recipes. Also, nothing says ‘I love you’ like a homemade meal.

Our kids staying focused throughout the day is so important. Even though learning is fun, if a child is not well fed they will not have a good time in class. This means that eating food is an essential part of your child’s wellbeing and education.

Browse this list and be sure to save any school lunch idea that you think you child would enjoy:

Italian Pasta Salad

A simple Italian Pasta Salad with garden vegetables and cheese. This packs perfectly for a school lunch.

Chicken Pita Salad

All you need is 10 minutes to throw together the most delicious and versatile school lunch ever. With pre-cooked chicken, you’re close to a delicious chicken salad. Eat it over a bed of lettuce, over whole grain bread, or just off a spoon.

Pesto Chicken Wrap

A quick and easy meal. These pesto chicken wraps with sun-dried tomatoes are so tasty and easy to make!

Cucumber Cream Cheese Sandwich

Creamy and light, these sophisticated snacks are bursting with unique flavors and textures. Smooth and crunchy, they’re made with thick cream cheese, crisp cucumbers, and fresh dill. The magic of this meal lies in the ingredients. Make sure to purchase good quality bread, fresh herbs, and ripe cucumbers.

Avocado Chicken Wraps

These Avocado Chicken Wraps are a delicious and healthy 10-minute school lunch! They’re loaded with avocados, shredded chicken, grape tomatoes, cilantro, a spritz of lime, and a blend of Mexican spices and make a delicious cold lunch idea!

Apple, Quinoa, Almond and Kale Salad

For those kids who are a bit more adventurous with their healthy eating: This Quinoa Apple Kale Salad is filled with nutrients, fibers, and protein and is delicious when packed and eaten cold!

Air-Fried Crispy Chicken Caesar Wrap

Make ahead these easy air fryer chicken Caesar wraps and chill for school lunches.

Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich

You really can’t beat the classics… Eating a grilled ham and cheese sandwich is one of those things that make lunchtime perfect.

Turkey and Cheddar Lunch Roll-Ups

These fun bites are easy to make and are perfect for school lunch boxes. They’re pretty pinwheels, loaded with turkey, cheese, lettuce, and cream cheese, all wrapped in a soft tortilla. If you think you can get away with it, add some more veggies for extra nutrition. Tomatoes, avocado, or spinach leaves would work well.

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Fish is great for developing brains because of its fatty Omega-3, so feed your kids this tuna salad sandwich, and they might just ace all their classes!

Homemade Lunchables

Turn something processed and unhealthy, into a homemade treat that your kids will love. Not only is this a fun option, but it’s also easy and can be made ahead of time if you know you’ll be in a rush this week.

Come and stop by during lunch to take a tour of Delphi Academy! Be sure to ask the students and staff members you meet what they brought for lunch. As always, if you make one of these recipes for your little ones be sure to tag us on Facebook or Instagram. We’d love to see how you make them your own.


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