3 Super Easy Lunches Ideas For Kids 


School is back after a long summer! If you’re looking for some lunchbox inspiration, here are some super-easy lunches and snacks ideas from the creative folks at IKEA.

Psst: we guarantee that your kids will enjoy these!

Pizza pancakes

All kids love pizza, and you can personalise these the way you like!


  • 2 cups Biscuit/Baking Mix
  • 2 tsp. Italian Seasoning
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup 2% Milk
  • 1/2 cup Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Cherry Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green Peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup pizza sauce of your choice


  1. Combine the biscuit mix and Italian seasoning.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs and milk together.
  3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Stir in the cheese, pepperoni, tomatoes, and peppers.
  5. Preheat griddle to medium heat and lightly grease.
  6. Pour 1/4 cup batter onto the griddle and cook until bubbles form on top and bottoms are golden brown. Turn, cook until second side is golden brown.
  7. Add shredded cheese to each pancake while it cooks for cheesy goodness!
  8. Pack with pizza sauce and a salad.

Banana cereal snacks

A yummy and healthy option, so your kids won’t be munching on chips or candies.


  • 2 Bananas
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cereal
  • Wax Paper/Foil/Parchment Paper


  1. Peel the bananas and cut them into thirds.
  2. Spread the cereal on wax paper.
  3. Smear the bananas in peanut butter or Nutella.
  4. Roll the peanut butter bananas in the cereal and you have yourself a snack!


Chicken ranch wraps

These are bound to be a hit with the kids and form a great flavourful lunch!


  • 2 cups cooked and grilled Chicken Breasts, chopped into bite-sized pieces and seasoned with spices of your choice.
  • 1/4 cup Ranch dressing
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup cilantro minced (optional)
  • Tortillas


  1. Lay tortillas on a clean flat surface.
  2. Place about ½ cup of the chicken, 1 tablespoon of ranch, 2 tablespoons of cheese, and 1 tablespoon of minced cilantro on each tortilla. Fold tightly to form a burrito shape.
  3. Heat a pan or grill to medium heat. Coat with a light layer or oil or cooking spray and cook wraps for 1-2 minutes on each side or until the tortilla is crispy and golden.
  4. Remove from heat, and slice in half.
  5. Pack with a nice salad.

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