It’s that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the air feels cooler, and the kids are going back to school. We know it can be a stressful time–not only for the kids but for parents as well. We’ve compiled a week’s worth of quick and easy lunch ideas that can be personalized to your kid’s taste, so you have one less thing to think about. Make sure they’re getting the fuel they need to do well with these back to school lunches that they’ll love.
Kids love tacos because they can put them together themselves, just the way they like! Give them a special treat with make-your-own tacos for lunch! The Food Network has a quick and easy guide on putting everything together in a lunch box.
Tired of cold sandwiches? Warm your kids with these hearty rice bowl ideas from Hello, Wonderful. The best part is you can always modify the recipe to suit your child’s preferences.
A classic! Kids have always loved the ooey-gooey goodness of mac and cheese. The Kitchn has an easy 20-minute stovetop recipe that you can reinvent with your own creative add-ons. Make some for dinner the night before and save the leftovers for a delicious lunch.
Everything tastes better on a stick! Deconstruct and reinvent the boring ham & cheese sandwich into a lunch that the kids can have fun with. Simple As That has this and four other kid-friendly lunch ideas.
Inspire a little Mediterranean flair into the week with this easy salad from Bon Appétit that you can throw together in no time. Slice up a round of pita into wedges and serve with cucumber slices on the side for some extra crunch.
We hope these lunch ideas will help make the back-to-school transition easier. Do you have any great lunch ideas? Let us know on Facebook!