With your kids back in school, there’s so much that you have to think about. You have to make sure they get their homework done, and you have to sign all those papers that they bring home from school. But there’s one other task that you have on your plate, literally – making lunch. If your kids take their lunches to school, you’re probably tasked with making them. And if you’re tired of making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich every day, it might be time to switch things up and try something new. That’s where these innovative lunch box ideas come into play. Try them out the next time you’re making lunch for your child, and they’ll be more than thrilled with what you make!
You probably don’t want to feed your kids pizza every day of the week, but this recipe makes it a little bit healthier, and your kids are sure to love it. Just dump all of your favorite pizza ingredients onto a tortilla, and put it in the oven for just a minute to crisp it up. Put it in their lunch box, and there you have it: a tortilla pizza. If your kids are pretty young, keep in mind that you’ll probably want to cut it up for them ahead of time.
Hummus and Pita Dippers
If you are looking for potentially the most straightforward lunch out there, you can’t go wrong with hummus and pita dippers. Hummus is high in protein, and it makes the best spread for bread like pita. Cut up a few pieces and put it in your kid’s lunch box. But if you want to make it even healthier, you can. In addition to the pita, make sure you add some crunchy vegetables too. You’ll probably want to include celery and carrots. Feel free to add some fruit, though you’ll probably not be dipping that in the hummus.
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Have you ever seen your kids attack a bag of Skittles? Sure, they probably like the taste, but the color makes these candies more appealing as well. We all love colorful foods, which is why your little ones will probably go crazy for a rainbow wrap. You can make this with whatever you have at home in the fridge. Just make sure to include lots of brightly colored veggies, and it will surely be a big hit. Who knew something so healthy could be so fun!
Try out these fun and easy lunch box recipes sometime soon!