47 healthy lunch box recipes for kids 0 0 13 6. After you make sandwiches for the kids’ lunches, pack yourself a healthy lunch to get through the afternoon slump. These recipes can be made ahead and are loaded with nutrient-rich ingredients that pack your brown-bag full of vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. Perfect for grown-ups and kids with adventurous appetites.
Pack dressing separately, and drizzle onto salads just before serving. You can also stuff each salad into a quart-sized jar with lid. Mango salsa, quinoa, black beans, red pepper, avocado, corn and pumpkin seeds? You can call this the healthy burrito bowl. Light and healthy, this layered salad will keep, covered and refrigerated, for 1 day.
Shake container before eating to distribute ingredients. A buttermilk, syrup, vanilla and cinnamon mixture makes a super rich and creamy oatmeal. Refrigerate overnight and top with fruit and nuts just before serving. This fresh shrimp salad makes a light and healthy meal on the go. This light and fresh salad is the perfect grab-and-go lunch. Leave a little room at the top of the container so you can shake the ingredients together before eating.