5 School Lunch Recipes Your Kids will Love

Mix things up this year with a menu of school lunches that your kids won’t be able to resist by trying out some of these tasty, easy-to-make snack and lunch ideas.If you want to add a little something extra to the meal, try a portion (or two) of rosemary garlic bread , which compliments this pasta dish nicely.

Pasta With Puttanesca Sauce

Spice up your kid’s spaghetti with this hot and hearty Italian recipe. It works great as a quick after school dinner and for lunch leftovers the next day.

Creamy Chicken and Corn Soup

This soup recipe takes fresh corn and chicken stock rather than cream, making it a healthier alternative to corn chowder. It tastes creamy without actually containing any cream, so you can feel good sending the kids off to school with a full thermos of this hearty soup for lunch.

Olive Dip

This simple dip is easy to prepare and makes for a nice change from the usual cheese dips. Send it along in the lunch box with some veggies, such as carrots, cucumber, or celery, or add it to a sandwich for a nice twist.

Bavarian Egg Salad

Served on pumpernickel bread, this lunch salad mixes eggs with pickles, mustard and onion to combine for a tasty sandwich.

Spiced Vegetable Couscous

This spicy vegetable sauce served with couscous makes an appetizing, meat-free lunch if you’re going for meatless Monday. The broccoli contains calcium and magnesium, both good for your child’s growing bones and the hint of spice will keep them warm when the weather cools down.

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