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10 Easy Ideas for School Lunches

Checkerboard Turkey Sandwich

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As the kids return back to school, you can prepare too by checking out these 10 excellent back-to-school lunch ideas. This article includes back-to-school recipes that are fun, easy and totally tasty. From delicious sandwiches to Healthy Living snacks, these kid-friendly recipes are just what you need to pack up the lunch box. Getting the kids back to school can be hectic, but these ideas for school lunches are simple and stress-free. So get a jumpstart on your recipe homework, and explore back-to-school lunch ideas from Kraft Recipes below

1. Apple-Waffle Sandwich

Apple-Waffle Sandwich

Two worlds collide in this creative Apple-Waffle Sandwich recipe. Waffles—a classic morning favorite— make a lunchtime debut in this sweet and savory sandwich.

2. Easy Banana Muffin Recipe

Easy Banana Muffin Recipe

Treat the kids to this Easy Banana Muffin Recipe. These muffins are easy to make, and they taste great too!

3. Hummus Mini-Pita Pockets

Hummus Mini-Pita Pockets

Find out how to make these simple yet scrumptious Hummus Mini-Pita Pockets. Sliced cucumbers and tomatoes help give these hummus pockets some color.

4. Sandwich Sushi

Sandwich Sushi

Try something new with this recipe for Sandwich Sushi. This Healthy Living recipe with ham, cheese and whole wheat bread is a wholesome option for lunchtime.

5. Ants on a Log

Ants on a Log

Surprise the kids with this Ants on a Log recipe. Top crunchy celery with cream cheese and raisins in this fun snack.

6. Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Make these Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes for an innovative twist on the classic crowd-favorite. These cupcakes are the perfect lunchtime treat.

7. Fruity-Spiced Glazed Nuts

Fruity-Spiced Glazed Nuts

Discover the perfect mix of sweet and savory with these Fruity-Spiced Glazed Nuts. This easy-to-make snack includes just four ingredients!

8. Checkerboard Sandwich

Checkerboard Turkey Sandwich

Explore this Checkerboard Sandwich recipe. This turkey sandwich cut into tasty bite-size pieces is sure to be a hit at the lunch table.

9. Creamy Hawaiian Fruit Salad

Creamy Hawaiian Fruit Salad

Give lunchtime some flavor with this Creamy Hawaiian Fruit Salad. Fresh fruit, fluffy marshmallows and toasted coconut come together in this amazing recipe.

10. No-Bake Homemade Granola Bars

No-Bake Homemade Granola Bars

Find out how to make these delicious No-Bake Homemade Granola Bars. A Healthy Living recipe, both mom and kids will love these sweet, crunchy granola bars.

To make sure all food is being stored properly, explore our guidelines for lunch box safety. Looking for more great back-to-school recipes? Check out our delicious lunch box ideas.