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3 Super Easy Kids Lunch Ideas-Best Pack-and-Go Foods

Packing a lunchbox that combines nutrition and delight can be a breeze with the right kid-friendly recipes. This school year, surprise your little ones with irresistible lunchtime treats like savory Pizza Pancakes infused with beloved pizza flavors.

Keep them energized with refreshing Banana Cereal Bites combining the natural sweetness of bananas and the crunch of whole-grain cereal. Fuel their day with protein-packed Chicken Ranch Wraps that provide necessary nutrients while being deliciously flavorful.

Get creative with simple, tasty snacks like energy-boosting trail mixes and wholesome fruit skewers that make eating nutritious foods on-the-go an exciting experience. With these quick, easy and delightful snack and meal ideas, you can ensure your children have access to nourishing options that satisfy their taste buds while fueling their minds and bodies throughout the busy school day.

1. Pizza Pancakes

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

Pizza pancakes for kids lunch
Pizza pancakes


  • 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.

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2. Banana Cereal Snacks

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

Banana cereal snacks
Banana cereal snacks


  • 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!

3. Chicken Ranch Wraps

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

Chicken ranch wraps
Chicken ranch wraps


  • 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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