29 Funtastic & Healthy Kid-Friendly Recipes

School lunches the healthy way!

Get your child excited about healthy eating with these 29 fun and creative back-to-school lunches. Made with healthy ingredients, these lunches are packed with lean protein and whole ingredients, giving your child enough brain fuel to get through each day.

1. Healthy Chicken Nuggets

Skinny Chicken NuggetsThese tasty nuggets are baked, not fried, and are made with 100% whole and fresh ingredients.

2. Turkey Sloppy Joes

This super kid-friendly recipe is a great way to sneak extra vegetables into their diets.

3. PB & J Sushi Rolls

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Roll Ups

What’s better than PB&J that looks like a sushi roll? Just be sure to use whole wheat bread and jam with no sugar added. Learn how to make them here.

4. Pizza Burger

Pizza Burgers

Kids will get the both of best worlds with this healthy pizza and burger recipe.

5. Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

A healthier version of mac and cheese that actually tastes good. Grab the recipe here.

6. Healthy Nutella Spread

Skinny Nutella Spread – The Healthier Version

This healthy version of nutella tastes delicious on whole wheat bread.

7. Crunchy Coconut Chicken Strips

Crunchy Coconut Chicken

A delicious recipe without all the grease.

8. Healthy Turkey Tacos

Healthy Turkey Tacos

Kids will love these tasty turkey tacos.

9. Egg Battered Grilled Cheese

Egg Battered Grilled Cheese

This classic grilled cheese is packed with healthy whole grains and lean protein.

10. Peanut Butter and Banana Wrap

Peanut Butter and Banana Wrap

Add variety to healthy food items with this PB&B wrap.

11. Healthy Stromboli

Healthy Stromboli

All the taste of pizza in a healthy wrap. Grab the recipe here.

12. Clean Eating Chicken Salad

Clean Eating Chicken Salad

Made without mayo, this healthy chicken salad goes nicely on any type of whole wheat bread.

13. Turkey and Cheese Roll Ups

Turkey and Cheese Roll Ups

An easy, yummy, and healthy lunch. Learn how to make these roll ups here.

14. Chicken Tomato Avocado Quesadilla

Chicken Tomato Avocado Quesadilla

This delicious brain boosting lunch will keep your child fueled for school.

15. Sesame Honey Chicken

Without the fat, sodium, or preservatives, this chicken recipe is a healthy alternative to Chinese takeout.

16. Spinach Bean Burrito Wrap

Spinac Bean Burrito WrapPacked with spinach and lean protein, kids will love this tasty burrito wrap.

17. Quinoa Pizza Bites

Quinoa Pizza Bites

All the flavor of a cheesy pizza in a delicious and savory muffin. Grab the recipe here.

18. Asian Chicken Wrap

This tangy wrap is made with 100% whole ingredients.

19. Healthy Chicken Noodle Soup

Healthy Chicken Noodle Soup

A fast, yet delicious, version of chicken noodle soup without all the sodium. Try it here.

20. Healthy Pizza Rolls

Healthy Pizza RollsWithout all the fat and sodium of the commercial brand, kids will enjoy these homemade pizza rolls.

21. Clean Eating Almond Butter And Jelly

Clean Eating Almond Butter and Jelly

This spread is easy to prepare and tastes great on whole wheat bread.

22. Lunch Box Bites

Lunch Box BitesThese fun and simple skewers will have kids excited about eating healthy. Learn how to make them here.

23. Banana Dog

Banana Dog

It’s like a hot dog, only better! Kids will love this creative banana dog.

24. Cauliflower Crust Mortadella and Cheese Panini

Cauliflower crust Mortadella and Cheese Panini

Kids will never know that this cheesy panini is actually healthy.

25. Grilled Pizza with Mozzarella, Basil, and Tomato

Recipe for Grilled Pizza with Mozzarella, Basil, and Tomato

Made with gooey mozzarella cheese and a whole wheat crust, kids will gobble up this grilled pizza recipe.

26. Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Kids will love this creamy soup, which can easily be taken to school in a thermos.

27. Creamy Pesto Pasta Salad

Creamy Pesto Pasta Salad

This delicious pasta salad is made with healthy Greek yogurt.

28. Balsamic Chicken Tenders

Balsamic Glazed Chicken Tenders

Made with juicy white meat, kids will love these healthy chicken tenders.

29. Italian Meatballs

These healthy meatballs go nicely with pasta or on a whole wheat roll. Grab the recipe here.

Getting kids to eat healthy does not have to be difficult; it can be easy, fun, and delicious. For more tasty and healthy recipes, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and Pinterest.

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