30 Kid's Lunch & Snack Ideas Plus Recipes

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30 Kid's Lunch & Snack Ideas Plus Recipes

Moms all over have the job of providing a lunch and snacks for their kids each day, whether they are in school, home schooled or it is the weekend.  That is 365 lunches and possibly (if your child eats like mine)  730 snacks.  It can get really boring eating the same things over and over and my daughter can be pretty picky.  When I do groceries she wants me to buy the same thing, ham, cheese, crackers and fruit. This is fine, she has her favorites, but she also gets bored with the same things. So, I am forever searching out new recipes and ideas to make her lunch fun, yummy and a bit more healthy. Below you will find 30 of some of my favorite lunch and snack ideas for kids.  Some of these are great for adults too! Enjoy!

  1. Healthy Banana Cookies
  2. Honey Roasted Chick Peas W/ Sea Salt
  3. Oatmeal Fig Bars (Homemade Fig Newtons)
  4. Malibu Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels
  5. Tortilla Pinwheel Pops 
  6. Peanut Butter & Jelly Popcorn
  7. Peanut Butter Quesadillas W/ Grape Jelly Dipping Sauce  
  8. Praline Pecan Crunch
  9. Everything But The Kitchen Sink Caramel Corn
  10. Strawberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels
  11. Blackberry Almond Meal Muffins 
  12. Spicy Roasted Chick Peas W/ Fennel Pollen
  13. Whole Wheat & Cheddar Mini Crackers 
  14. Homemade Goldfish Crackers 
  15. Gluten Free Pizza Rolls
  16. Gluten Free Carrot Cupcakes
  17. 100% Whole Grain Cheez It & Goldfish Crackers
  18. Strawberry Banana & Peanut Butter Quesadillas 
  19. Chocolate Zucchini Brownies 
  20. Easy Homemade Green Smoothie 
  21. Healthy Snacks For PreSchool
  22. DIY Uncrustables 
  23. Popcorn Chicken Car Snacks
  24. Homemade Popcorn Balls
  25. Turbo (from the movie)  School Lunch Idea 
  26. Dinosaur Chicken Nuggets 
  27. PB & J Yogurt Dip
  28. Box To Gourmet Brownies 
  29. Printable Lunch Box Notes
  30. Eating A Rainbow 

11 thoughts on “30 Kid's Lunch & Snack Ideas Plus Recipes”

  1. These are all great ideas and very healthy for my daughter always looking for healthy lunch ideas

  2. There are so many great recipes here to make sack lunches. I can keep busy with these and not have boring lunches anymore. It gets hard not knowing what to make! Thanks for these great ideas!

  3. This is a great list of healthy snacks for the little ones. I seem to run out of ideas for snacks and end up giving the same thing over and over.

  4. These are fabulous ideas! I always try to fix healthy snacks for the grandkids, when they are here. It seems like they are constantly hungry! haha With snacks like these, I wont have to worry about how much they eat. And, my kids will be happy that I have found such wonderful snacks for them also. Thank you for giving me more ideas/options. I know they get tired of the same old stuff all the time!!

    • Your welcome ! I go through the same things with my daughter, she is such a "snacky" person, so I make my own Lunchables for her that way she feels like she is just snacking ! 🙂

  5. Fun list! Thank you for sharing my peanut butter and jelly quesadillas!

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