Pick your favourite nutritious bites from our healthy packed lunch recipes and make sure the whole family are satisfied with our kids' lunchbox recipes. Also discover more easy lunch ideas, whether you are at home or on the go.

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  • Cheese & bacon turnovers on a baking tray

    Cheese & bacon turnovers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.21 ratings

    Make some moreish cheese and bacon turnovers for lunch, a picnic or buffet, and add a dollop of mustard if you like. They'll keep for up to three days

  • One chipotle & lime prawn burrito bowl

    Chipotle & lime prawn burrito bowls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

    Serve up a big bowl of colour with this easy prawn burrito bowl, with zingy chipotle and lime flavours. Full of nutrients, it provides four of your 5-a-day

  • Super-salad wraps served in a lunchbox alongside fruit

    Super-salad wraps

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make an exciting vegetarian salad wrap with crunchy veg for texture and a good hit of cheddar cheese. Perfect for packing into a lunchbox

  • A falafel lunchbox with ingredients separated in compartments

    Falafel lunchbox

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make this falafel salad fun with a bento-style lunchbox. It's great for toddlers and young children who prefer lunches with lots of individual elements. Use shop-bought falafel or make our Edamame falafel

  • Cheesy black bean quesadillas cut into slices

    Cheesy black bean quesadillas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Inspire kids to start cooking with these easy cheesy black bean quesadillas. We've listed all the equipment they'll need, along with an easy-to-follow method

  • Coronation chicken salad

    Coronation chicken salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Rustle up this healthy and filling coronation chicken salad for a packed lunch in just five minutes using our roast chicken cooked beforehand to save time

  • Omelette in a bun served on a chopping board alongside fruit

    Omelette in a bun

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make this tasty vegetarian omelette roll for lunchboxes, or a quick and easy dinner for kids. It's guaranteed to satisfy fussy eaters

  • Coronation chickpea sandwich filler being spread onto a slice of bread

    Coronation chickpea sandwich filler

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Create this veggie version of sandwich favourite Coronation chicken using chickpeas. It makes a lovely addition to a summer picnic menu.

  • Buddha bowl salad served in a bowl

    Vegan salad bowl

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Whip up an easy vegan salad, with beans, radish, pickled cabbage and couscous. Bursting with flavour, it makes a satisfying dinner or lunch on the go

  • Chicken with Spanish-style butter beans

    Chicken with Spanish-style butter beans

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Stuck for lunchbox inspiration? Try this healthy chicken and butterbean salad, which will fill you up for the afternoon and deliver four of your 5-a-day

  • A wholemeal wrap filled with chicken and herbs

    Chicken enchilada wraps

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Use homemade wholemeal flatbreads instead of shop-bought tortillas in this recipe – perfect for wrapping up our lean spicy chicken. It counts as 3 of your 5-a-day, too

  • Sesame chicken noodles

    Sesame chicken noodles

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    Forget soggy lunchbox sandwiches and whip up a tasty and healthy chicken and noodle salad for lunch using our pre-made roast chicken recipe

  • Sesame, edamame & chicken noodle salad in Tupperware

    Sesame, edamame & chicken noodle salad

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Pack a picnic for the family with this healthy wholewheat noodle lunch with chicken, edamame, broccoli and sesame seeds. Make it in just 20 minutes

  • Three fish finger hot dogs

    Fish finger hot dogs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    A twist on a classic fish finger sandwich the whole family will love. Try Paul AInsworth's trick of lightly salting the cod to firm it up before cooking – it's a game-changer

  • Pasta salad served in a lunchbox

    Lunchbox pasta salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Rustle up this pasta salad for kids' lunchboxes. Customise with ham, prawns or eggs for a dose of protein – or cheese if catering for vegetarian diets

  • One puff-pastry pizza

    Puff pastry pizzas

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Have fun preparing these puff pastry pizzas with kids. Chop up any veg you have into small pieces and let everyone choose their own toppings

  • Mozzarella, pepper & aubergine calzone on a chopping board

    Mozzarella, pepper & aubergine calzone

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try these healthy Italian-inspired mozzarella, pepper and aubergine calzones for a working lunch, or pack up and eat outdoors on a warm day

  • Cheese, Marmite & spinach pinwheels served with tomato soup

    Cheese, Marmite & spinach pinwheels

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these easy pinwheels with cheddar, Marmite and spinach flavours to serve with soup or as part of a family picnic. Freeze before baking, if you prefer

  • An open hummus rainbow wrap

    Hummus rainbow wraps

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make these colourful rainbow wraps, with hummus, beetroot, carrot, feta and baby spinach for a quick and easy veggie lunch for the whole family

  • 5-veg creamy tomato soup with marmite and spinach pinwheels

    Healthy tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Enjoy this vegetable-packed tomato soup for a lovely light family meal, with leftovers for the next day. Serve with bread or our cheese pinwheels

  • Creamy lentil & veggie curry in a pan and bowl

    Creamy lentil & veggie curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.26 ratings

    Swap in different veg to this family-friendly curry, or add a can of chickpeas to make it chunkier. Kids can take it to school in a wide-necked thermos

  • Swedish-style meatballs served in bowls

    Super-versatile meatballs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve these meatballs Swedish-style with potatoes and lingonberry jam. You can also pack them in a wide-necked thermos with pasta for kids to take to school

  • BLT pasta salad

    BLT pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    An easy pasta salad that makes a tasty addition to any lunchbox. Ideal for kids aged 9 - 12, it also makes up 2 of their 5-a-day

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