What to have for lunch: A collection of Meal Ideas

Do you ever get in the lunch dull-drums?  We do!  I regularly struggle wondering what we should have for lunch for the kids (and/or myself).  Here are some of the brilliant suggestions we have found to make lunch fun, simple and sometimes silly.

. What to eat for lunch

Have a lunch:

Lunch on a stick.  Make a skewer of your sandwich ingredients: Family.com

Banana Burritos – super easy and great on the go (even better slightly toasted!!): Mission Menus

Easy Granola Bars – another recipe we’ve tried and loved.  Great to grab on busy days: This Lunch Rox

Compartmentalize your Meal with Love.  Don’t have a Valentine box?  Try an ice cube tray: Katherine Marie

Get silly with a smile – everything tastes better with a smile: Lisa Storms

Make a Pancake Sandwich – easy.  Take two pancakes, add peanut butter or cream cheese and layer some fruit – viola!

Mix up your sandwich combinations.  Lots of suggestions: Whole Living

Enjoy a Veggie Smoothie – freeze your smoothie and throw it in your lunch box to keep the rest of your meal cool

. Creative lunch ideas

What to feed kids:

Do math, while you eat with a Tanagram Sandwich: Think Magnet Kids

Give your child or maybe even your spouse some thinking material with a survey of their day for them to fill out while they eat – my gal would love this: June Pfaff Daley

Stuck and still don’t know what to make for lunch today?  This site has a PDF with literally dozens of suggestions: Mixing Bowl Kids

I love making sandwich rolls for my kids.  Use the tips from the sandwich ideas earlier, only roll the ingredients into a roll.  This recipe is versatile: Taste


Kids Lunch Ideas:

Do you have any suggestions or favorite meals that wow your kids?  We’d love to hear about them.  Leave a comment and make my day!!

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About Rachel

An original "Quirky Momma" blogger and "Mommy" to six kids under six, when Rachel is not wiping crayon off the walls or wading through laundry, she can be found exploring and creating with her kiddos. She hopes to be someone who acts justly, loves kindness and walks humbly before God (Micah 6:8).