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7 back-to-school lunch ideas

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7 back-to-school lunch ideas

7 back-to-school lunch ideas

Back-to-school means back-to-lunch boxes!

Time to get back in the lunchtime game, people. Get your bento boxes, Thermoses and sandwich bags out and let’s do this ninja-style. Here are seven of our lunch box favourites.

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Tuna and Black Bean Wraps

These Tuna and Black Bean Wraps deliver a protein punch that will keep your kids' brains firing all afternoon.  

Get the recipe: Tuna and Black Bean Wraps

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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Sandwich Sushi

Sandwich Sushi can be filled with anything but it’s the cute shape that make kids gobble them up.

Get the recipe: Sandwich Sushi

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Chili Mac

Don’t get stuck on sandwiches! Make Chili Mac for dinner then put leftovers in a thermos for the next day.

Get the recipe: Chili Mac

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Classic Tuna Melts

Sure, Classic Tuna Melts are great when they’re hot and gooey but they also make perfectly delicious cold lunches the next day.

Get the recipe: Classic Tuna Melts

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Fill up their Thermoses (and bellies) with this satisfying, warm Chicken Noodle Soup.

Get the recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Hummus, Feta and Apple Sandwich

The combination of smooth and crunchy makes this Hummus, Feta and Apple sandwich a winner.

Get the recipe: Hummus, Feta and Apple Sandwich

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Mini Brownie Bites

Every lunch needs a little treat. And we do mean little – these Mini Brownie Bites are small enough to not create a sugar crash.

Get the recipe: Mini Brownie Bites

7 back-to-school lunch ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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More lunch ideas

Now that you've got your kids' lunches sorted, how about whipping up these work lunches for yourself?
10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes>

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