Summertime is a great time to get creative with your kids’ lunch ideas. From simple sandwiches and salads to more elaborate dishes, these delicious and easy-at-home summer lunch ideas for kids are perfect for busy working homeschool moms.
Add a few to your summer lunch meal plans. You’ll be glad you did!
It's always a challenge to find easy, nutritious lunches that go beyond boring PB & J sandwiches when you're juggling working from home and homeschooling. Here are 35 easy lunch ideas for kids that will keep you on track and have your kids begging for more.
Tuna melts are good but a tuna melt with avocado is better! This healthy and easy-to-make dish is great for a nutritious meal when you are short on time! The whole meal comes together in less than 10 minutes and is satisfyingly cheesy and delicious!
Elevate your typical PB&J with this Grilled Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. Kids will never get bored of this classic lunchtime sandwich when you throw some butter on the outside and fry it up nice and crisp on a warm skillet.
It’s so quick and easy to throw this Mac and cheese together for kids at lunchtime. Then store the leftovers for simple reheated meals the next day! Everyone loves cheesy pasta so you can feed the whole family.
Kids adore tater tots so why not make a whole meal out of them? Summer lunch has never been easier with this casserole that’s tasty hot or cold. The leftovers are perfect for an extra meal for everyone too.
This Sesame Soba Noodle Salad is a new family favorite! Not only is it ready in 15 minutes and it's great to make in advance, but it's also packed full of veggies and protein, making it the perfect hearty cold noodle salad!
This Baked Pizza Casserole Recipe combines rotini pasta, Italian sausage, onions, garlic, bell peppers, pepperoni, and black olives all smothered with a pizza marinara sauce blend and baked with a blanket of mozzarella cheese. It is everything you love about pizza and pasta combined. This is the perfect dish for families with young kids and hungry appetites.
Air Fryer Chicken Legs are an easy and delicious dinner recipe loved by both kids and adults alike. Coated with olive oil and a blend of seasonings, cooking chicken legs in the air fryer takes just 20 minutes and results in the most perfectly crisp, flavorful skin.
Homemade gluten-free pizza rolls that are dairy-free, vegetarian optional, and top 8 allergens free AND kids love them!! This gluten-free pizza roll recipe makes an easy lunch or dinner for kids or a side for a salad.
These Egg Muffins are one of the best ways to stuff veggies into your kids' meals! Featuring bacon, cheddar, and heavy cream to give the dish a savory touch, they're guaranteed to be a hit with the entire family!
This recipe is going to show you How To Make Chicken Caesar Wraps in the easiest way possible. Using various shortcuts, this is a lunch that you will be able to enjoy in under 10 minutes. The freshness of the vegetables paired with the smoky crispy bacon makes this wrap a lunchtime favorite.
Cheese is rolled up into plain bread and then pan-fried in a little bit of butter! The cheese inside gets all melty and the bread on the outside gets all crispy…what’s not to love?
I hope you’ve found these lunch ideas for kids helpful.
And I hope that your kids love them as much as mine do. If you try out any of these recipes, be sure to let me know in the comments below. And don’t forget to share this post with your friends – they may just need a few easy lunch ideas for their own kiddos!