Ok, so you cut out peanut butter from your school lunches. And then you cut out other nuts from lunches. And now you need to send in gluten-free, low sugar, nut free, allergy sensitive baked goods for birthdays. Good grief!
We know that every kid has their own sort of eating thing–allergies, sensitivities, preferences. And so packing school lunch can get….complicated. We wanted to try and make that a little easier with a few ideas for every restrictive diet we could think of.
Don’t forget to tell us what works for your kid–we know you guys have great ideas. Post below or on our Facebook page. You can also check out our 23 school lunch ideas your kids will actually eat.
Nut-free, vegetarian lunch ideas
Apple cheddar grilled cheese from i am a food blog
Vegetarian baked samosas from Weelicious
Catsadilla from Fork and Beans (can also be made gluten free and non-dairy)
Hungry hippo sandwiches from Two Healthy Kitchens (can also be made gluten-free and non-dairy)
Sandwich wrap kabobs from Fork and Beans (meat is optional)
Nut-free, non-dairy lunch ideas
Smashed chickpea and avocado sandwiches from Two Peas and their Pod
Mayo-free curry chicken salad from Tasting Page
Paleo pretzel dogs from A Girl Worth Saving (also gluten-free)
Rainbow rice paper rolls from The Plant Philosophy
Pesto pasta with roast chicken and cherry tomatoes from Weelicious
Roast turkey and veggie wrap from Today’s Parent
Nut-free, gluten-free lunch ideas
Salted caramel chocolate oat bars from With Salt and Wit (Also vegan. Note: Almond butter can be replaced with sunbutter.)
Gluten-free sandwich bread from Meaningful Eats
Black bean brownie bites from Kitchen Treaty
Sunflower butter ants on a log from Babble