Getting back into the swing of packing lunches is a chore that some tend to procrastinate on - which is understandable. Trying to find healthy, safe products that are allergen-friendly AND kid-approved can be challenging, but even more-so when you've got a child who also wants "something different" this year. (What does that even mean?!)
Fear not, we're here with our Top 10 Lunchbox-Ready Recipes. Every one of these easy recipes is gluten-free, peanut-free, and tree nut-free, plus - seriously delicious. Thanks to our allergen-friendly prebiotic protein powders, these recipes are also packed with gut-healing prebiotic fiber, and the best brain food around: protein! Learn more about the power of protein here.
In no particular order...
Sweet & Salty Seed Clusters - These tasty treats are the perfect snack for your crunch-loving kiddo. Easily customized to your favourite seeds (or nuts if you're not a nut-free house), you can make these sweet, or salty, or even both!
Hearty Vegan Crunch Bars - plant-based and made with all nutritious ingredients, these chocolate-y bars will be your new favorite mid-day snack or even dessert.
No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Balls - These delicious, lemon-y rounds are sure to be everyone's favourite dessert - and since they're sugar-free and allergen-friendly, they're also the perfect lunch treat. *Pack with an ice-pack as they do contain cream cheese.
High-Protein Veggie Dip - You didn't think veggies & dip could get any healthier, did you? Well using our unique homemade recipes, you can give your kiddos, and yourself, a protein-boost your brain and body love!
Pumpkin Spice Protein Balls - Um, move over PSL - the new pumpkin spice treat on your must-have list are these tasty, healthy, high-protein pumpkin spice balls. School-safe and kid-approved, they're an easy win for your next meal plan.
Sugar-Free Coconut Macaroons - This recipe is a sure way to put a smile on anyone's face. Choose your favourite flavor using extracts, syrups, or Jell-O, and customize them to your liking. We recommend cherry, vanilla, or maple!
Gluten-Free Protein Wraps - This recipe is the perfect addition to anyone's lunchbox! Make 'em sweet or savory; either way they're a high-protein, high-fiber way to fuel your body.
Sugar-Free Yogurt Parfait - Store-bought yogurts typically contain tons of sugar and unhealthy additives. Boo! Instead, use our easy recipe to make your own healthy, flavorful, all-natural yogurt parfaits. Top with your favourite fruits and homemade granola for a decadent-yet-healthy treat.
Gluten-Free Chicken Quesadilla - Perfect for using up those leftovers in the fridge - and sure to delight everyone from mom and dad to the kids - these low-carb, high-protein quesadillas are cheesy, easy, please-y goodness! Great for lunches or quick dinners, or even stuffed with scrambled eggs and bacon... this recipe is a must-add to your meal plan.
High-Protein Sweet Fruit Dip - If your kids LOVE strawberries and chocolate, (who doesn't) they'll love this mouthwatering, sugar-free fruit dip! Pack it in their lunch, or your own, and give them a surprise treat that tastes so good it feels unhealthy... but it isn't!
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