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Kids' lunchbox recipes

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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. From pasta salads to chicken wraps and fruit skewers, there's plenty to get excited about.

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  • Pasta salad served in a lunchbox

    Lunchbox pasta salad

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 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

  • Super-salad wraps served in a lunchbox alongside fruit

    Super-salad wraps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 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

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

    Omelette in a bun

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • You're a star sarnies

    You're a star sarnies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Pop these in little lunchboxes for a cheesy treat come lunch time - great for kids aged 4 - 8

  • Chicken taco salad

    Chicken taco salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    A crunchy chicken salad that's zesty, healthy and 4 of your 5-a-day. Try this for variety in your teenager's lunchbox or take it to work

  • 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

  • Creamy lentil & veggie curry in a pan and bowl

    Creamy lentil & veggie curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.23 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

  • BLT pasta salad

    BLT pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 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

  • Chocolate-drizzled popcorn

    Chocolate-drizzled popcorn

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    This chocolatey snack makes a sweet little lunchbox filler. It's quick and easy to prepare too

  • Sweet potato crisps

    Sweet potato crisps

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Everyone's favourite veggie snack: crispy sweet potato slices roasted in olive oil. They're a great lunchbox filler and vegan too

  • Choco-dipped tangerines

    Choco-dipped tangerines

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Who could resist a chocolate orange in fruity form? These easy segments make the ideal lunchtime snack for kids and adults!

  • Fruity sundae

    Fruity sundae

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    A sweet and fruity treat for kids needing a boost at lunchtime - yogurt swirled with mashed strawberries, topped with berries - ideal for 4 - 8-year-olds

  • Nutty cinnamon & yogurt dipper

    Nutty cinnamon & yogurt dipper

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Mix nut butter with creamy Greek yogurt and spice for a super simple lunchbox snack that kids will love - serve with apples or vegetable sticks

  • Choc-orange energy boosters

    Choc-orange energy boosters

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.25 ratings

    It only takes 15 minutes to blitz dates, nuts, seeds and oats to make this high-energy snack - perfect popped into a lunch box

  • Stripy hummus salad jars

    Stripy hummus salad jars

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Colourful, tasty and packed with vitamins to boot, these layered salad jars are great to make with kids for a wholesome lunch or afternoon snack

  • Chicken pesto wrap

    Chicken pesto wrap

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Chicken dippers on plate with sauce in a bowl

    Oaty katsu chicken dippers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make a batch of these finger-lickin' chicken dippers for an easy and fun family meal. Serve with rice, salad and a peanut butter dipping sauce

  • Veggie noodle pot

    Veggie noodle pot

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Pea hummus with crudités in lunch box

    Pea hummus

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Use cannellini beans, garlic and tahini in this quick, easy and healthy dip – perfect packed in kids' lunch boxes with pitta bread and veggies

  • Cinnamon cashew flapjacks

    Cinnamon cashew flapjacks

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 ratings

    Whip up a batch of these chewy, oaty flapjacks, packed with nuts, seeds and desiccated coconut - perfect as a afternoon pick-me-up

  • Lunchbox snacks

    Lunchbox snacks

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 ratings

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

  • Lunchbox mains

    Lunchbox mains

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    Satisfying and nutritious lunchbox fillers which take minutes to make

  • Feel-good muffins stacked up

    Feel-good muffins

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.87 ratings

    This simple cinnamon-spiced muffin recipe contains fibre-packed prunes and oats – perfect for breakfast on-the-go or as an afternoon pick-me-up

  • Energy bites

    Energy bites

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.21 ratings

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

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