For the first time ever, I have children attending a peanut-free school, and it’s throwing me for a loop on the lunch packing. It wasn’t that I’d turn often to Peanut Butter and Jelly, per se, but I realize how many of our go-to school lunch treats have peanuts or tree nuts in some form or another. Hoping to find a few great ideas that would keep school lunch simple for me to prepare, exciting for my kids to unpack, and peanut-free for our allergen-sensitive school friends, I hit the Family Kitchen and found 7 totally delicious recipes are exactly that–easy, exciting, and peanut-free. From bagels to homemade hot pockets, here are 7 school lunch foods you can pack, without putting a single peanut in your lunch box!
Vegan Chick’n Caesar Wrap 1 of 7This Easy Chicken Caesar wrap turns a classic flavor into a hearty, filling lunch. Better yet, it's peanut-free and vegan!
Get our recipe for Easy Vegan Chick'n Caesar Wrap
Green Alphabet Pasta 2 of 7Spell out your love for your kids with this delicious, colorful, and whimsical alphabet pasta! The perfect addition to any school lunch!
Get the recipe for Silly Green Alphabet Pasta
Spring Green Bagelwich 3 of 7Make your kiddos school lunch go from drab to fab with these colorful bagel sandwiches! A great way to make a simple, filling meal that keeps your kids school peanut free and fabulous!
Get the recipe for Spring Green Bagelwich
Easy Bento Boxes 4 of 7Easy Bento Boxes are the only way to bento! Keep it simple, and food allergy safe with these fun ideas for quick, simple bento boxes that every kids will love to tote to school!
Get our recipe for Easy Bento Boxes
Ice Cream Sandwiches 5 of 7Ice Cream School Sandwiches aren't actually ice creamy at all, they just look like they are! Make a basic sandwich supremely gorgeous with this simple idea.
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Homemade Hot Pockets 6 of 7Pepperoni Pizza Hot Pockets are lunch-box sized and fun to eat! Just bake these beautiful Hot Pockets the night before, and send them to school with your kids. They'll love them, and your school will love you for packing a peanut-free lunch!
Get the recipe for Homemade Hot Pockets
Bite Sized Falafel 7 of 7Bite Sized Falafel turn peanut free lunches into a deliciously filling affair! Fry up a batch of these easy, bite-sized garbanzo-bean based treats, then send them to school with pretty cocktail picks for extra fun in your kids lunchbox!
Get the recipe for Bite Sized Falafel
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