5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

Sandwich-free lunches are “The Thing” right now! Lunches without a traditional sandwich can sometimes be a little more challenging to put together. Check out these 5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas your kiddos will love!

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

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Your kids will love helping you put together these yummy sandwich-free lunches! My daughter’s favorite part is filling these handy silicone baking cups with her favorite snacks and treats! 

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

Lunch 1 – Pasta Salad

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Instructions:

  • Follow instructions for cooking the pasta, and then let it cool.
  • Combine the pasta, pepperoni, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together oil, parmesan cheese, vinegar, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the dressing to the pasta and mix well.
  • Keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

Serve the pasta salad with melon, cauliflower, and pudding!

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

Lunch 2- Peanut Butter & Jelly Rolls

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Instructions:

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  • Make tiny sandwich sticks, using bread and peanut butter, or any other sandwich favorite!
  • Fill silicone baking cups with carrots, jelly, or any other snacks you prefer!

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

Lunch 3 – Pimento Cheese & Turkey Rolls

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Instructions:

  • Make wraps with the flour tortillas, turkey, pimento cheese, and/ or anything else you prefer. 
  • Use silicone (or regular) baking cups to keep the pretzels and chocolate chips in place. 

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

Lunch 4 – Cubed Cheddar Cheese

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Instructions:

  • Place each of the items listed above in their own compartments of a lunch box. We love using bento boxes, along with the silicone baking cups, to keep everything in place!

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

Lunch 5 – Ham Rolls with Cream Cheese

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Instructions:

  • Place each item in its own compartment of your child’s lunchbox. These EasyLunchBoxes containers are awesome!  They perfectly fit into a standard size lunch box, plus you can put them in the dishwasher!

5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

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5 Sandwich-Free Back to School Lunch Ideas

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What is your child’s favorite sandwich-less lunch? Comment below! 

 

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