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It’s important to keep kids fueled all day at school. These lunchbox ideas are family-tested and approved by a registered dietitian, taking all of the guess work out of packing lunchboxes that are both healthy and that kids will love.

5-Minute Green Bean Vinaigrette Salad

5-Minute Green Bean Vinaigrette Salad
Green beans get a tangy makeover with this simple green bean salad recipe. It packs a punch of flavor that will liven up lunchboxes, dinner or...
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Apple Zucchini Mini Muffin Bento Box

Apple Zucchini Mini Muffin Bento Box
Kids will love opening their lunchboxes and seeing these yummy mini muffins, packed with healthy ingredients like apples, zucchini and Greek...
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Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich
Avocados and Greek yogurt replace mayonnaise traditionally used in egg salad for good fats and a little extra protein. Make the avocado...
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Beany Pita Power

Beany Pita Power
This easy-to-assemble vegetarian dish is great for lunchboxes. Just keep the guacamole, tomatoes and salsa in separate containers to assemble...
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Broccoli & Cheese Crustless Quiches

Broccoli & Cheese Crustless Quiches
Who’s says breakfast can only be in the morning? Pack these broccoli cheese quiches in your child’s lunchbox for a fun way to eat mid-day!...
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Brown Bear Bento Box

Brown Bear Bento Box
Enjoy this vibrany yet cozy bento box as you snuggle up and explore the colors of the rainbow through Eric Carle's beloved children's book...
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Butterfly Bento Box

Butterfly Bento Box
This cute butterfly bento box will liven up any lunchbox! Use a cookie cutter for fruits and veggies for a quick and easy way to add more fun...
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Caprese Zoodle Salad

Caprese Zoodle Salad
This no-cook noodle salad is so easy to throw together for a quick and easy lunchbox. Replacing regular pasta with zucchini noodles, or...
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Chicken Crunch Salad

Chicken Crunch Salad
This recipe is not your average salad. Pistachios, apple and mozzarella make it extra fun and extra nutritious. Pack it in a lunchbox with the...
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Chicken Veggie Wraps

Chicken Veggie Wraps
These chicken veggie wraps are a fun way to add veggies to your lunchbox. Switch up the flavor by adding your favorite salad dressing and dried...
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Chipotle Ranch Quesadilla & Pepper Boats Bento Box

Chipotle Ranch Quesadilla & Pepper Boats Bento Box
Make extra of these tasty Chipotle Ranch Quesadillas to have lunches ready for a few days. Add in your family’s favorite veggies or type of...
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Easy Lunch Stackers Bento Box

Easy Lunch Stackers Bento Box
Kids will love to assemble their own stackers at lunch! Add even more veggies by using sliced carrots or tomatoes. Love the bento box? Grab...
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Easy Picnic Bento Box with Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

Easy Picnic Bento Box with Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad
Capture your favorite summer picnic in a bento box! Chicken salad gets a makeover by swapping Greek yogurt for the mayo and adding grapes....
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Freezable Pizza Pockets

Freezable Pizza Pockets
These homemade pizza pockets are perfect for kids’ lunchboxes! They’re freezer-friendly and can go from freezer to lunchbox without any...
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Fun Bento Fun-Due

Fun Bento Fun-Due
This Fun-Due recipe is a great way to add some fun to lunchtime. Kids will love to get hands on and dip fruits and veggies.  Love the...
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Hearty Turkey & Kale Chili

Hearty Turkey & Kale Chili
Who doesn't love a great slow cooker recipe? This protein-packed chili will keep the whole family full until dinner. Make ahead the night...
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“Inside Out” Roast Beef Sandwich

“Inside Out” Roast Beef Sandwich
When the kids are begging for something different, turn their sandwiches inside out for a fresh spin on the lunchbox staple. “Inside...
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Italian Orzo Pasta Salad

Italian Orzo Pasta Salad
This pasta salad can be made ahead up to three days in advance and keeps well, making it a great option for lunchboxes, picnics and travel. Add...
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Mac n Cheese Muffins

Mac n Cheese Muffins
These Mac n Cheese Muffins are a healthy spin on a kid-favorite. Since they're fun to eat and packed with flavor, kids won't even know they're...
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Mediterranean Vegetarian Stuffed Avocados

Mediterranean Vegetarian Stuffed Avocados
This blend of Mediterranean flavors will have taste buds dancing! The “stuffing” can be made ahead of time for a quick lunchbox addition....
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No-Cook Summer Rolls

No-Cook Summer Rolls
Get your kids in the kitchen to help prepare these fun, no-cook summer rolls! Kids can pick their favorite veggies while parents roll them up....
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Packable Caesar Pasta Salad

Packable Caesar Pasta Salad
Finding new ways to freshen up lunchboxes can be a real challenge. Luckily, this Packable Caesar Pasta Salad is a fresh idea to replace...
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PB Fruit Roll-up

PB Fruit Roll-up
A spin on the classic PB&J, this wrap is tasty and tropical. Mixing the banana into the peanut butter will help the wrap stay fresh for...
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Pizza Bento Box

Pizza Bento Box
Join the bento box craze with this easy Pizza Bento Box. Kids will have fun creating veggie-packed pizzas they'll actually eat at lunchtime!...
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Sandwich Kebobs Bento Box

Sandwich Kebobs Bento Box
This easy bento box is a new spin on your favorite sandwich and chips lunch. Kids will love the fun sandwich kebobs and these homemade beet...
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Sassy Tuna Sandwich

Sassy Tuna Sandwich
Jazz up traditional tuna sandwiches with this recipe. It gets an extra boost of nutrition from veggies and nuts, and packs perfectly in...
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Southwest Chicken Wraps

Southwest Chicken Wraps
These southwest chicken wraps are ideal for lunchboxes! Use leftover chicken from dinnertime and you have a quick and healthy lunch in no time....
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Southwestern Pasta Salad

Southwestern Pasta Salad
This southwestern pasta salad is ideal for making the night before. Pack in lunchboxes with a few healthy sides for a...
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Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad

Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad
Jazz up a packaged salad with just a few simple ingredients. Make ahead for a grab-and-go lunch; just add dressing when it’s lunchtime. ...
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Superhero Bento Box

Superhero Bento Box
Give your little superhero a boost at lunchtime with a healthy and nutritious meal! Add cucumbers slices to the sandwich for an extra crunch....
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Taco Bento Box

Taco Bento Box
Kids will love to make these fun tacos at lunchtime. Use a sandwich container with cupcake liners for an easy-to-make lunchbox. Taco Bento...
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Tasty Hummus Sandwich

Tasty Hummus Sandwich
Creamy, protein-filled and satisfying, this veggie sandwich is the perfect vegetarian lunch. Pair with fruit and a healthy granola bar for an...
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Tasty Turkey Wrap

Tasty Turkey Wrap
Switch up your traditional turkey sandwich with this Tasty Turkey Wrap! Packed with veggies and protein, this lunchbox idea will keep kids full...
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The Very Healthy Caterpillar

The Very Healthy Caterpillar
Kids will get a kick out of these fruit & veggies caterpillar snacks! Perfect for a hands-on after school snack or a fun lunchbox idea....
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Turkey Hummus Pinwheels

Turkey Hummus Pinwheels
Trying to switch up your sandwich routine? Try rolling up your favorite sandwich toppings into a wrap and cutting into pinwheels. They’re the...
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Turkey Veggie "Sushi"

Turkey Veggie "Sushi"
These “sushi” rolls are a fun way for kids to eat their veggies and protein. Pair with extra fruits and veggies on the side for a balanced,...
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Under the Sea Bento Box

Under the Sea Bento Box
The perfect lunch for your any ocean-animal-loving kid! Creative and fun yet only takes minutes to put together! Love the bento box? Grab one...
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Vegan Greek Pitas

Vegan Greek Pitas
A quick & easy vegan lunch that’s perfectly packable for a lunchbox. Enjoy with a fresh salad of sliced cucumber, cherry tomatoes...
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Wonton Taco Cups

Wonton Taco Cups
Whether you’re celebrating Taco Tuesday or just need a fun lunchbox idea that kids can help make, these wonton taco cups are perfect! You can...
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