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.

Healthy packed lunch ideas visit the Change4life website

Eat well guide show you some more ideas.

Children's Food Trust has lots of information and ideas. 


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