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Pack the little ones off with healthy bites and a few special treats to keep them alert and full all day.

Stripy houmous salad jars

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Colourful, tasty and packed with vitamins to boot, these layered and salad jars are great to make with kids
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chicken pesto wrap

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Swap soggy sandwiches for tortilla wraps filled with chicken, cheese and veggies in this tasty packed lunch recipe that kids will love
10 minutes
Easy

Veggie noodle pot

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This noodle salad with sugar snap peas and baby corn makes a great packed lunch for kids - an easy way to get 2 of their 5 a day
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Pea houmous

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Use cannellini beans, garlic and tahini in this quick, easy and healthy dip - perfect packed in kids' lunch boxes with pitta bread and veggies
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Malty choc chip cookies

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Try these easy, chewy chocolate chip cookies with malted milk - pop in the biscuit tin or cookie jar for up to 5 days
25 minutes
Easy

Walnut scones

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Serve up these savoury, nutty homemade scones with soft goat's cheese and fig jam for an easy picnic treat
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Lunchbox snacks

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Keep hunger pangs at bay with these healthy, yummy lunchbox nibbles
30 minutes
Easy

Lunchbox mains

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Satisfying and nutritious lunchbox fillers which take minutes to make
30 minutes
Easy

Feel-good muffins

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(59 ratings)
This muffin recipe contain fibre-packed prunes and oats - enjoy them without guilt!
45 minutes
Easy

Energy bites

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Shape a mix of peanut butter, flaxseeds, pecans, raisins and coconut into balls for a healthy, energy-boosting snack
10 minutes
Easy

Favourite pasta salad

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A low-fat, zesty salad, perfect for a summer lunchbox - vary with your favourite ingredients
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Chinese spiced seed mix

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Snack on these moreish sunflower and pumpkin nibbles, a healthier choice for a night in front of the TV
17 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Asian chicken salad

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This easy-to-prepare salad is filled with zingy flavours - the simplified version is great for kids' lunchboxes too
20 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Chicken & ham sandwich pies

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These bread-based pies are really portable - ideal for a picnic
50 minutes
Easy

Chicken, carrot & avocado rolls

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Healthy, quick and simple tortilla wraps with shredded chicken, vegetables and salad - perfect for little lunchboxes
15 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Homemade Cajun tortillas

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Oven bake flour tortillas into crunchy chips flavoured with traditional Louisiana spices and serve with dip
17 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cheese & fruit sticks

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A perrennial favourite with children, these sticks are ready in seconds
5 minutes
Easy

Fruit, oat & seed bars

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A tasty twist on flapjacks with a luscious layer of apricots inside
45 minutes
Easy

Orange, oat & sultana cookies

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Cookies don't have to be a guilty pleasure - these tasty treats from Leiths School of Food and Wine are superhealthy
50 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Cajun turkey wraps with sweetcorn salsa

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These aromatic wraps are perfect for a relaxed meal, just put everything on the table and let everyone help themselves
20 minutes
Easy

Fruit, oat & seed bars

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A tasty twist on flapjacks with a luscious layer of apricots inside
45 minutes
Easy

Ready-to-go wraps

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Perfect for kids and easy enough for them to make themselves, these handy wraps are great for the car journey
20 minutes
Easy

Fab sandwich fillers

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These sandwich ideas are great for a school packed lunch and they’re so tasty, you’ll be taking them to work for your lunch, too
10 minutes
Easy

Quick cheese straws

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Delicious cheesy sticks, perfect for dipping, just as good on their own - ready in under 20 minutes.
17 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cheese roll-ups

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Teach kids a lifetime cookery skill with a special recipe from CBeebies' 'i can cook'- these buns show how to make dough
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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