Are you taking a big sigh of relief now that it’s the end of the school year?
I am! However, just because we don’t have to pack school lunches for 3 months doesn’t mean we get a break from making our kids’ lunches everyday!
So, whether you’ll be packing lunches for camp, a day at the beach or a lazy day at home, today I’m sharing 6 lunches you can make in less than 5 minutes.
I made them for my son as I cleaned up after dinner, and as you’ll see in my photos, they don’t have to be fancy or time-consuming in order to be healthy, fast and delicious.
Before you get started, here are my main tips:
- Use leftovers from dinner as much as possible.
- Go heavy on fresh fruit.
- Use bento boxes to inspire you to fill the squares with a variety of foods.
Trader Joe’s Quinoa & Brown Rice Pasta with a drizzle of olive oil and shredded cheddar cheese ((leftovers from dinner), mandarins, roasted pumpkins seeds & raisins, strawberries, chocolate
Applegate Farms turkey cheese burger on whole wheat bun, carrots, Peeled Snacks Peas Please, chocolate. I assembled everything the night before, and then made the burger in the morning. Then, I wrapped the burger in parchment paper so it wouldn’t make the bun soggy.
Fruit, roasted sweet potatoes, Trader Joe’s falafels, Healthy Rice Crispy Treat & dark chocolate.
Shrimp scampi w/ pasta (leftovers from dinner), dried pineapples, pretzels, TJ’s Squishers, prunes.
Turkey and cheese sandwich on sprouted bread, cara cara oranges, pretzels, banana oat muffin with raisins, chocolate covered sunflower seeds.
Goat cheese & sun-dried tomato ravioli (leftovers from dinner) with a drizzle of olive oil, pears, frozen peas, gluten-free baked cheese crackers, dried mandarins.
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