5 Healthy Lunches for Kids
Get ideas for easy, healthy kids' lunches from Food Network.
Mixed Berry and Yogurt Parfait
Wholesome ingredients — homemade granola, low-fat yogurt and mixed berries — come together to make this creamy, crunchy lunchbox goodie. The yogurt "sundae" is filled with calcium, healthy fats, whole grains and even vitamin C.
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Creamy Hummus and Smoked Turkey Sandwich
Underutilized as a sandwich spread, veggie-spiked hummus is a super-flavorful and nutritious addition to turkey on a whole-wheat bagel. Baby spinach, tomato and cucumber provide more vegetables.
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Wagon Wheel Pasta Salad
Loaded with vegetables and a touch of ham and cheese, this one-dish lunch will quickly become a weekday favorite. Wagon wheel pasta adds a bit of whimsy to the nutrient-packed meal.
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Brown Rice and Bean Burrito
This hearty, meatless wrap is filled with brown rice, cheese, vegetables and salsa. Black beans, also in the wrap, provide fiber and protein that will help keep kids satisfied and energized.
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Asian Chicken and Quinoa Salad
This delicious recipe will entice any kid to try quinoa. Toss the quinoa, which is full of protein and fiber, with vegetables, chicken and a simple lemon-sesame dressing and you're done.
Get the Recipe: Asian Chicken and Quinoa Salad