Healthy Packed Lunches
Packed lunch healthy ideas and suggestions
If possible it is always healthier to have a variety of items from the different food groups in their lunch. Below are some healthy suggestions to choose from:
Sandwiches or rolls, pitta bread, wraps, bagels or scones (wholemeal varieties are healthier); Dips with vegetable sticks; Crackers, cheese, bread sticks, cheese straws, tortilla chips; Pasta, rice, noodles; Fruit salad; Scotch eggs; Sugar-free jelly, yoghurt, fromage frais, rice pudding, custard pots; Plain popcorn; Sausage roll, cheese roll, vegetable roll; Raisins, currants, sultanas; Smoothies, fruit; juice, milk shakes; Tinned or dried fruit; Slice of wholemeal pizza; Couscous; Scones or fruit buns; Fruit/ Vegetables (whole or pieces); Dried cereal
You can use the links below for more ideas on how to have a healthy balanced diet and can help you decide what to put in your child's lunchbox.