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It can be really hard thinking of new lunchbox ideas every day - especially when you're making them for your kids, your partner and you! We've got some great back-to-school lunchbox menu ideas that are all healthy. Your current favourite lunchbox recipes include:


Psst! Healthy kids' lunchbox menus
  • This quick, healthy and tasty brown rice salad is perfect for lunchboxes and has been created by ex-Olympic…

    Serves: 1

    Total time: 10 mins

  • Add a fruity twist to classic chocolate chip flapjacks that are cheap and easy to make. Great for picnics,…

    Makes: 16

    Total time: 1 hr

  • Leftover chicken, soft couscous and lots of vegetables go into this cheap family Algerian recipe, created by…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 35 mins

  • These delicious bite-size falafels are the ultimate family-friendly finger food. Perfect for packed lunches or…

    Serves: 6

    Total time: 30 mins

  • Swap cocktail sausage for these meaty bites, they're packed full of flavour and they're ready in less than 30…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 30 mins

  • The classic combination of spinach and Stilton, these dainty individual tarts are a great tasty addition to any…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 45 mins

  • These sausage rolls aren't nearly as hard to make as they look. Pop a little onion jam and a sausage onto…

    Makes: 6

    Total time: 30 mins

  • Jazz up your kids' lunch times by preparing these healthy chicken pittas. Full of flavour but only 162 cals per…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 35 mins

  • Leftover meals don't have to be boring. Use up bacon and veg from your roast dinner to make this simple but…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 15 mins

  • Perfect for kids ? they'll love the pasta shapes, and the sweet tomatoes burst with flavour!

    Serves: 4

  • Naomi bars, slices of delicious chocolate and custard cake are the perfect no-fuss snack for kids and packed…

    Makes: 20

    Total time: 2 hrs 30 mins

  • Pick up a multigrain granola muffin for an easy breakfast that fills you up. These muffins are sweetened with…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 40 mins

  • Fresh blueberries, coconut and lime add something a bit different to these (nearly) healthy bars. Great for…

    Makes: 16

  • A great option for kids' packed lunches - or a light lunch for yourself - this delicious Italian omelette is…

    Serves: 4

  • These cookies make an ideal snack or lunchbox addition and are a favourite with children and adults alike. It's…

    Serves: 16

  • A colourful treat, this pasta dish will become a firm family favourite.

    Serves: 4

  • Make Bill Granger's berry yogurt muffins. They freeze brilliantly and are perfect for the kids' lunchboxes - or…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 35 mins

  • These fruity muffins are perfect for packed lunches, picnics and parties. Kids will love making them, too

    Makes: 12

  • Give yourself and your kids an instant energy boost the healthy way, with this fabulous banana and seed snack

    Makes: 9

  • These delicious savoury flapjacks couldn't be easier to make, and are perfect for packed lunches.

    Makes: 16

  • These crunchy, fruity cereal bars are a good solution for the school lunchbox or for snacking on at any time of…

    Makes: 10

    Total time: 40 mins

  • Serve this cheese and chive dip with crunchy veg sticks like cucumber and carrots to bump up your five-a-day.…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 5 mins

  • This guilt-free fruit cake with no added butter or oil, contains healthy ingredients like honey, nuts and…

    Serves: 9

    Total time: 1 hr

  • The herby, chilli-laced homemade guacamole in these chicken fajitas make them really special - plus they're so…

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 45 mins

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