We’ve gathered 50 healthy lunch ideas for kids at home to enjoy this summer or to pack in lunchboxes. Keep these recipes in mind if you have kids roaming the kitchen or heading off to camp this summer. All are simple, delicious and kid friendly!
From air fried chicken nuggets to homemade uncrustables, there is a recipe for kids both big and small. We even threw in a few of our favorite camping lunch meals for families heading on a camping adventure this summer.
It might seem overwhelming to make a homemade lunch each day for your kids. We recommend keeping this list of easy lunch ideas handy and starting out by trying one new recipe per week. It is a fun way to change up the lunch routine and have fun as a family this summer.
If you have a sprouting chef at home, hand over the responsibility of making lunch. It gives us parents a break while building confidence in our kids! Depending on the age of your chef, minimal assistance may be required.
More Healthy Meals For Kids
For even more healthy meals that can be made for lunch or dinner, we pulled together a few of our favorites. Check out Baked Chicken and Brown Rice Casserole, Healthy Chicken and Rice Crockpot Recipe, Healthy Sloppy Joe Recipe, Pizza Meatloaf Cups, Tater Tot Casserole For Kids, Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs or Healthy Crack Chicken Pasta – all tasty and kid-approved!
Healthy Dessert Ideas For Kids
A meal isn’t complete without dessert! Let kids choose between Easy S’mores Banana Boats, Caramelized Peaches in Foil, Fruit Salad with Cool Whip, Frozen Yogurt With Fruit, Mango Slushie, Watermelon Sticks or Summer Fruit Tarts. These fruit filled desserts offer the sweetness kids crave with the nutrients that parents are looking for. Enjoy!
If you enjoyed any of the recipes make sure to leave a comment below! Then follow me on social media and tag #createkidsclub if you make the recipe. I love seeing what you come up with!