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?Back to School – Lunch box ideas

If your kids are like my kids, they get tired of sandwiches day after day. So lets talk about lunch ideas BEFORE the school year gets well under way and the burnout of packing lunches day after day sets in?
Here are 25 ideas to put in a lunch box rather than a sandwich:
1. Rolled up lunch meat with mustard/ranch to dip
2. Crackers with tuna on the side for dipping
3. Salad with dressing on the side 
4. Crackers and hummus
5. Sliced up grassfed hot dog and ketchup to dip
6. “Ants on a log” with a seed of nut butter and raisins
7. Cubed cheese and meat on a toothpick
8. Hard boiled eggs
9. Quesadilla triangles
10. Tortilla rolled up with nut butter and banana
11. Crackers, cheese & meat to make their own “lunchable”
12. Raviolis
13. Silverdollar pancakes with strawberries and blueberries
14. Mediterranean mix of noodles, tomatoes and cucumbers
15. Black beans, corn and avocado with chips for dipping
16. Waffle with jam
17. Protein balls
18. Spaghetti noddles with butter and Parmesan 
19. Yogurt with granola and hemp seeds
20. Oatmeal with bananas
21. Crackers, bagels, pitas with cream cheese
22. Mac n cheese
23. Muffins 
24. Soups / chili with bread to dip
25. Dinner leftovers – this is our favorite and used regularly.
Get your kids involved with helping pack their lunch. They’re more likely to eat it if they play a part! You can give them a variety of nutritious items to pick from and let them help assemble it in their lunch box.
What is your child’s favorite non sandwich item to take in their lunch
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