20 DIY Lunchbox Recipes

 

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It’s a new school year!   I have TWO kids in school three days a week!   My two-year old is spending three mornings a week at Preschool and my four-year-old is in Pre K – and is staying at school until 2:00 !!!

This means, I have to pack him a lunch.   And you know what?  I feel the pressure!   I have been on Pinterest long enough to know that there are people to spend a lot of time cutting cheese and vegetables with mini cookie cutters for school lunches.  ( something I refuse to do, by the way).

But I still want my son’s lunch to be tasty, and healthy.  I think it is really important to send food to school that he will actually eat too.

I have started posting my son’s lunch boxes on my Instagram and Facebook Pages.   You will get to see the cute, the good and the just plain ugly ( hopefully not too ugly)  lunches that I send to school with him.

Here are some fun- child-friendly recipes from my blog that I think any child would enjoy in their lunch.  You can pair some of these recipes with store bought items or your child’s favorite sandwich- so they look forward to eating lunch at school.

Click link above each photo in order to view each individual recipe. 

1. Homemade Parmesan Bunny Crackers 

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2. DIY Chocolate Pudding Pops

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3. Homemade Pizza Bagel Bites

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4. DIY Handi-Snacks 

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5. DIY Ranch Chips 

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6. DIY “Go Gurt” with hidden veggies 

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7. Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

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8. Tuna Melt on an Apple Slice – You could make this sandwich out of Turkey or Chicken too

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9. DIY Apple Sauce “To Go” 

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10. Butternut Squash Applesauce 

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11.) DIY Yogurt Dip 

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12. DIY Healthy Strawberry Milk 

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13. DIY tortilla chips 

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14. DIY Yogurt with Fruit on the bottom 

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15. Tuna Salad Celery Logs 

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16.  No Cream Cheese- Orange Cheesecake Fruit Dip 

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17. Nutella Grape Poppers

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18. DIY Fruit “Go Gurt”

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19. Funfetti Yogurt Fruit Dip 

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20. Flourless Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bars

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Hope you enjoyed my lunch ideas!

 

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