You prepared an epic sandwich for lunch, a delicious wrap, or that healthy salad your kid loves and now it’s time to add something extra. These tasty sides are the perfect to pack with school lunches!
With these delicious recipes, you can easily turn up the nutrition factor while sending tasty sides kids love. I mean, who can say no to healthy chocolate bites you don’t even have to bake, easy pizza quiches, or a 5-minute hummus dip? Not my kids!
Best Sides for School Lunches
The best sides for lunch round out what you’ve already packed as the main lunch dish, providing extra nutrients & filling ingredients to keep bellies full til dinner (or at least the after-school snack).
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Fruity & Veggie Sides for School Lunches
Want to add more fruit and veggies to your kid’s lunchbox? These easy recipes are the way to go!
From cups with fresh fruit for the sweet tooth to savory bites made with some of those green veggies picky eaters tend to avoid, these sides make any school lunch tastier and healthier!
Chips & Crackers
Kids love chips and crackers! These lunch side ideas include homemade versions of their favorite ones made with real ingredients. Plus, delicious fruit and veggie chips packed with flavor and nutrition!
Bars & Bites
From chocolate to pizza, these bars and bites include those flavors that all kids crave while you add tons of nutrition to the lunchbox! Pack these simple and delicious sides, and kids will be waiting for lunchtime.
Dips to Pack with Lunch
These easy homemade dip recipes take any school lunch up a notch and are easy to pack. Who doesn’t love dipping anything in a delicious sauce? Plus, it´s the perfect way to sneak nutrition!
Now it’s time to pack! Check this post for the best containers to pack school lunches.