5 Healthy Lunch Box Ideas For You & Your Kids

5 Healthy Lunch Box Ideas For You & Your Kids

Oct 02, 2015Rise Bar

Are you stuck in a rut packing the same old boring sandwich for lunch every day?

Or maybe you're running out of time to keep the whole family healthy and on track? Trust us, we totally understand. You've got places to be, kids to drop off at school, errands to run, and people to meet. Life can be hectic, making it even harder to stay on track with heathy eating. That's exactly why it's so important to find easy, health recipes that make it easy to eat a balanced lunch. Skip the lunchables, and try one of these 7 easy healthy lunch box ideas instead:

1. Italian Pasta Salad

Got leftover pasta from last night? Throw it together with your ingredients of choice to make a pasta salad for your kid's lunch. Click here to try this Italian Pasta Salad (via Good Life Eats)  

2. Taco Bar Lunch

Got a picky eater on your hands? Try this taco bar lunch and let your kids choose their own ingredients (lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, onions, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, etc) for toppings. Click here for the recipe (via Food Network)

3. Sandwich Kabobs

Kids sick of the same ol' boring sandwich? Get them excited again with these sandwich kabobs! Use whatever fresh veggies, meats or cheeses you'd like. Get recipes here (via Simple As That)

4. PB&J "Sushi" Roll

Switch up the regular PB&J by turning them into sushi rolls! Your kids will love this creative spin on their normal sandwich. Use all natural peanut butter (or almond butter for those who are allergic ;) ) and natural strawberry or raspberry jelly. Use Sunflower Butter for a NUT FREE alternative. Get the full recipe here (via Skinny Mom) pb&j sushi rolls

5. BTLA Wrap

Your kids won't even be paying attention to the veggies you snuck into this wrap - they will just be focusing on the bacon! This recipe is a great way to ensure you're getting your kids to eat healthy fats, protein and vegetables. Get the recipe here (via Bon Appetit) BTLA Wrap  

Looking for more easy snacks or sides for lunch?

Try packing a Mini Rise Bar in your kid's lunch to ensure they are eating enough protein and healthy fats. mini-bar-banner-risebar [spb_button button_size="large" button_colour="blue" button_type="standard" button_text="SHOP NOW" button_link="https://risebar.com/shop/mini-bar-mixed-box/" button_target="_self" button_dropshadow="no" animation="none" animation_delay="0" width="1/1" el_position="first last"]

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