10 peanut-free lunch ideas

Looking for some new school-friendly, peanut-free lunch ideas? We've rounded up the yummiest lunch recipes, along with a tasty snack and treat.

By Today's Parent
10 peanut-free lunch ideas

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Peanut-free lunch ideas

Ham-and-Cheese Pinwheel

Wheel these into your kid’s lunchbox for a perfect afternoon meal. They’re delicious, crispy and portable! Get the recipe here: Ham-and-Cheese Pinwheels>

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Tomato and Chickpea Soup

A satisfying soup that’s packed with veggies is a great midday meal for kids. Get the recipe here: Tomato and Chickpea Soup

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Cheesy Goldstar Crackers

There’s no need for dips to go with these crackers. They’ve got all the cheesy goodness your kid wants. Get the recipe here: Cheesy Gold Star Crackers

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Mini Grilled Fish Tacos

These bite-size mini fish tacos are perfect for tiny hands! Plus, your little one can help you prep these either the night before or the morning of. Get the recipe here: Mini Grilled Fish Tacos

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Rob Caruso

BLT Waffle-Wich

This lunch combines two of kids’ loves: waffles and bacon for one surprising BLT sandwich. Get the recipe here: BLT Waffle-Wich

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Coconut-Crusted Chicken Fingers

What kid wouldn’t love to find chicken fingers in his lunch bag? Just pop them in a Thermos and they’re good to go. Get the recipe here: Coconut-Crusted Chicken Fingers

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Perfect Oatmeal Cookies

A little treat is a fun thing to include in your child’s lunch. Plus these cookies are full of fibre thanks to the oatmeal. Get the recipe here: Perfect Oatmeal Cookies

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Pasta Salad

Perfect for tiny mouths, pasta salad is an easy, go-to, peanut-free option. Just stuff it in a container and you’re done! Get the recipe here: Tortellini Pasta Salad> ; Primavera Pasta Salad> ; Tuna Noodle Salad>

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Chicken Alphabet Noodle Soup

This classic soup is so full of goodness and great for fighting off colds and flu. Plus, the kids will love spelling things out in their bowls! Get the recipe here: Chicken Alphabet Noodle Soup

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Quick Grilled Pizza Margherita

Got more than one kid to pack lunch for? Then make these personalized pizzas and you can please them all! Get the recipe here: Quick Grilled Pizza Margherita

10 peanut-free lunch ideasPhoto: Emily Cumming

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This article was originally published on Sep 27, 2016

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