Healthy School Lunch Ideas + Pizza Pasta Salad

Healthy school lunches kids will LOVE to find in their lunchbox each and every day!


  • 12 ounce box pasta, cooked
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup borccoli florets, chopped
  • 4 ounces nitrate free pepperoni slices, quartered
  • 1/3 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup Italian dressing (or olive oil + 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to box directions, drain, and rinse. Allow pasta to cool down to room temperature in a large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, chop all your ingredients and toss them into the bowl, waiting until the pasta is cooled to toss in the cheese (otherwise it will melt).
  3. Add in Italian dressing and toss to combine well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve immediately or refrigerate overnight. Store leftovers inane airtight container for up to 3 days.



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