Packed lunch ideas

As the children get ready for the first day of term, making delicious and healthy meals can be a challenge. Reduce the stress with our tasty ideas for simple lunches, fun snacks and helpful tips for packing the perfect lunch!

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Great for getting the kids involved and a healthy option too!
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  • 45 mins
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Tropical fruit sundaes
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Why not add some sunshine into your day with this tropical sundae
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Chewy banana and honey muffins
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Mini carrot cakes
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These taste truly delicious and they’re a great way of showing children from 10 and 11 upwards how to use a vegetable to create a mouthwatering cake!
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  • 25-30mins to prepare and 15-20mins to cook
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Mozzarella and roast pepper rolls
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Delicious Italian-style sandwich
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  • 10 mins
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Fruit kebab and dip
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This is a fantastic yet simple way for children to get a bit more creative with fruit – and six- and seven-year olds upwards will love the results!
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Wholemeal chicken wraps
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Quick and easy wraps for children
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Bumpy beany dip with homemade tortilla chips
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Not only does this taste great, but it’s a fantastically simple recipe for children from seven and eight upwards. They’ll learn how to peel, squeeze, snip, mash, stir and most of all enjoy!
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Help get the kids off to a flying start this school year with these five healthy lunchbox ideas.