The holidays have come to an abrupt end and now it's time for the young ones to head back to school, which means mom and dad will have to start thinking about new, exciting ideas for their lunch.
If you want your kids to actually eat and enjoy what you've packed for them you're going to have to think beyond dreary cheese sandwiches and spice things up a bit, besides who says lunch should constitute a sandwich anyway?
ALSO READ: 5 useful tips and tricks for packing a lunch that you’ll look forward to eating
Check out these fresh ideas -
Apple salad stack - be sure to pack and secure these beauties efficiently.
TIP: To prevent the apple slices from browning squeeze some lemon juice over them.
Mushroom and tomato mini pizzas - your kids will most likely NOT say no to pizza!
Blueberry and banana muffins - these muffins are oozing with antioxidants which makes them perfect for a midday snack.
Sweet potato, butternut and chevin tarts - the perfect little tarts for when you're going for something vegetarian.
Gluten-free peanut butter and jam cookie sandwiches - a naughty twist on the good ol' PB&J sandwich.
Corn dog muffins with homemade ketchup - your kids will thank you for these scrumptious yummies.
Lasagne cupcakes - can be enjoyed without the hassle of a fork!
Bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich - this is real lunchbox goals, the other kids will be green with envy!
Vegan no bake granola bars - these are oh-so-easy to make and it makes for a healthy snack.
Flourless almond butter cookies - another healthy lunchtime snack.
Chicken salad wraps - wraps offer a great alternative to sandwiches.