80+ Lunchbox Snacks For Kids & AdultsToo!

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If you’re in a rut with the same old snacks each year… here are some snack ideas for inspiration ~

Fruits and Vegetables…

  1. Apple
  2. Banana
  3. Carrots (good withhummus or ranch dip)
  4. Celery (good with peanut butter and raisins a.k.a. “Ants on a Log”)
  5. Mango
  6. Pear
  7. Grapes
  8. Strawberries (good with yogurt)
  9. Blueberries (good with yogurt)
  10. Raspberries (good with yogurt)
  11. Oranges
  12. Peaches (good with yogurt)
  13. Plums
  14. Kiwi
  15. Grapefruit
  16. Avocado (good with soy sauce and brown rice)
  17. Pineapple
  18. Papaya
  19. Star Fruit
  20. Figs (good with goat cheese)
  21. Honeydew Melon
  22. Cantaloupe
  23. Watermelon
  24. Cherries
  25. Edamame (good with soy sauce)
  26. Raw Sugar Snap Peas (good with hummus)
  27. Cooked Green Beans
  28. Mashed Sweet Potato (good with butter and cinnamon)
  29. Raw Sliced Bell Peppers (good with hummus dip)
  30. Cucumber Slices (good with ranch dip)
  31. Jicama
  32. Cherry Tomatoes (good with ranch dip)
  33. Cooked Snow Peas
  34. Raw Cauliflower
  35. Raw Broccoli (good with ranch dip)
  36. Applesauce
  37. Unsweetened Raisins
  38. Fruit Leathers
  39. Freeze Dried Fruit (like mango, banana, blueberries or strawberries)
  40. Dried Apple Rings
  41. Canned Fruit like Mandarin Oranges

Whole Grains…

  1. Whole Grain Crackers (like Triscuits, Multi-Seed, Brown Rice Crackers/Snaps, Whole-Grain Rye Crackers topped with cheese, peanut butter, or a cream cheese and jelly combo)
  2. Popcorn 
  3. Oatmeal (served warm in a Thermos if sending to school)
  4. Shredded Wheat (look for brands that contain 1-ingredients)
  5. Arrowhead Mills Puffed Whole Grain Cereal (corn, brown rice, wheat or millet variety)
  6. Brown Rice Cakes
  7. Whole-Wheat Pretzels
  8. Whole-Grain Toast
  9. Small, Cooked Whole-Grain Noodles
  10. Almonds
  11. Walnuts
  12. Pine Nuts (they are good lightly toasted)
  13. Pistachios
  14. Sesame Seeds
  15. Pumpkin Seeds
  16. Nut Trail Mix including Dried Fruit

Other…

  1. Hard-Boiled Eggs
  2. Garbanzo Beans
  3. Cheese (cubes or sticks…with or without crackers)
  4. Plain Yogurt (flavored with a little honey or maple syrup and vanilla extract)
  5. Organic and/or Local bacon strips

Healthy Muffins & More…

  1. Almond Meal Banana Muffins
  2. Banana Nut Oat Bran Muffins
  3. Berry “Queen” Muffins
  4. Brown Butter, Apple and Carrot Muffins – Gluten Free
  5. Lime Olive Oil Muffins
  6. Mom’s Bran Muffins
  7. Paleo Banana Bread Muffins
  8. Paleo Pumpkin Muffins
  9. Peaches and Coconut Cream Muffins
  10. Sweet Strawberry Snack Cakes
  11. Vegan Pumpkin Cornbread

 

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