My kids have some dietary restrictions which prevent them from being able to eat the lunch provided by the school cafeteria. Which means every morning, I’m scrounging for foods to give them for lunch. I know if I pack the same thing each day, my kids won’t eat it (no matter how hungry they are, ::sigh:: )
My oldest is in 4th grade now, which means for the better part of the last 5 years, I have had to pack daily lunches. I think that makes me something of an expert, so I thought I’d share some of my recent lunches to help you out of your lunch rut.
#1 Fiesta lunch
#2 Fruit Salad and Chicken Salad
#3 Salami Snowmen
#4 Tuna Noodle Salad
#5 Meatless Friday
Every one of these lunches was fangoriously devoured by my hungry kids (shuddup, fangoriously is totally a word!) I take that feedback like a grade – and I think each of these lunches gets a solid A. 😉
I hope this list of lunches helps your family. Teaching your kids to eat healthy, balanced meals is one of the more important jobs of a parent – and we could all use new ideas!
Did you try one of these lunches? Comment with a picture, or tell me if your child liked it!
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