Does your child have food allergies? Are you sick and tired of coming up with allergy friendly lunchbox ideas for your kids? Not to worry – we’ve got you covered! Finding allergy friendly snack ideas can be difficult and time-consuming, so we’ve made it easier for you by compiling a list of allergy-friendly foods. Check them out below!
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A sandwich is the classic lunchbox go-to because it’s quick and easy to make. The ingredients can change every day, keeping your little one excited for lunch each day! Some favourites include; hummus, cucumber and tomato, chicken, avocado and lettuce, and Consider changing it up every now and then by making a wrap instead! A great gluten-free option is making a wrap with rice tortillas. Alternatively, if your mini-me loves salad – pack one of those instead! Green salad, pasta salad, potato salad – the possibilities are endless!
Fruit is an essential lunchbox snack because it is nutritious, filling and delicious! Some of our favourite recommendations include;
You could even get a bit fancy and put together a fruit salad using some, or all of the above fruits!
Veggies are another go-to for the school lunchbox as we have to ensure they’re getting in their daily serve each and every day! Some great vegetables to put in the lunchbox include;
- Celery sticks
- Carrot sticks
- Cherry tomatoes
- Avocado, sliced
- Cucumber sticks
Crackers and/or biscuits are another great food to pop in a lunchbox to accompany veggies. Some great options for your little one include; rice cakes, cruskits, and vita-weats. You could even pack some dip for them to put on the cracker or biscuit!
It’s nice to pop in some fun treats every now and then! Two excellent options are muffins and bliss balls! Both can be made to be quite healthy and allergen friendly and are a great snack to include as a sweet treat!
We hope this list makes it a little easier for you when it comes to preparing your child’s lunchbox Monday to Friday!