Coming up with kids’ lunch ideas for picky eaters can get challenging. Check out this list for fresh ideas to get lunch served without complaints!
We have gathered 33 tasty meals to serve your picky eater to reduce the stress and frustration at lunch time. From quesadillas to sandwiches, nuggets to burgers, you will be set with a full list of lunch ideas for your kids to enjoy.
Even better, these recipes can be served at home or sent to school with your kiddos to eat around the lunch table. For more school meal ideas, check out our 10 Lunch Ideas For School and 5 Tips For Healthy School Lunch Ideas.
Getting kids involved in the kitchen is one of the top ways to encourage them to try new foods – even picky eaters. Invite your picky kids to the kitchen the next time you create their breakfast, lunch or dinner meal to help along the way. You will be amazed how excited they are to eat any recipe they create all on their own!
Dinner Recipes for Picky Eaters
Keep the menu planning going by selecting any of these dinner recipes to make for your picky eaters at home. Each one kid approved time and time again! Sheet Pan Pizza, Instant Pot Meatloaf, Par Baked Pizza, Nacho Fries Bell Grande, Homemade Low-Sodium Ramen Noodles, Quick and Easy Calzones, Instant Pot Chili Mac, Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs, Crockpot Chicken and Noodles.
Edible crafts are another great way to encourage picky eaters to try new foods and feel comfortable in the kitchen. Here are our top recommendations for edible crafts to make right at home. Edible Paint For Toddlers, Bread in a Bag, Peanut Butter Playdough, Pudding Slime, and Cake Pops. Each idea uses minimal ingredients and equipment that you likely already have on hand.