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7 Yummy Snack Breads for the Lunchbox

7 Yummy Snack Bread for the Lunchbox

A lot of times I’ll pack my daughter a slice of zucchini bread or banana bread for her afternoon snack at school. I find that is a good snack for her at time of day, it is just a little sweet with a healthy bit of fruit or vegetable. I prefer giving it to her over sugar-laden cookies or crazy fruit roll-ups. It is also fun to do because we very often make the bread together. For example, on a Sunday afternoon we might mine the freezer for frozen bananas and whip up some banana bread, or use up some frozen rhubarb in our favorite rhubarb orange snack bread. Whatever your preference, here are seven snacks breads that are fun to make with kids and are perfect for their lunchbox!


  • Blueberry Chia Seed Bread 1 of 7
    Blueberry Chia Seed Bread
    This healthy vegan snack is packed with flavor and protein. The kids will love the fruity flavor and moist texture while you'll love the healthy brain boost it gives them mid-day.
    Make blueberry chia seed bread
  • Whole Wheat Banana Bread 2 of 7
    Whole Wheat Banana Bread
    This banana bread gets a health and flavor boost with the addition of whole wheat flour. It is a cinch to make with kids. In fact, make two loaves and freeze one for later!
    Make whole wheat banana bread
  • Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread 3 of 7
    Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread
    This delicious pumpkin bread is perfect for fall. The swirl of cream cheese makes is extra filling for kids and will hold them all afternoon.
    Make pumpkin cream cheese bread
  • Strawberry Banana Bread 4 of 7
    Strawberry Banana Bread
    The addition of fresh, healthy strawberries takes this bread right over the top. Kids will love the sweet red fruit in their favorite bread, parents will love how berries at flavor and additional vitamin C.
    Make strawberry banana bread
  • Zucchini Blueberry Bread 5 of 7
    Zucchini Blueberry Bread
    There is nothing like taking a delicious zucchini bread and giving it a wonderful healthy boost by adding blueberries. This amazing bread is perfect for all lunchboxes and is a blast to make at home with kids. Don't want blueberries - just omit them!
    Make zucchini blueberry bread
  • Cinnamon Swirl Bread 6 of 7
    Cinnamon Swirl Bread
    This bread is fun to make with kids because it introduces them to working with yeast. It is also a less sweet snack that is perfect with a spread of cream cheese.
    Make cinnamon swirl bread
  • Eggnog Bread 7 of 7
    Eggnog Bread
    When the holidays come around join me in making this loaf for the kids. Of course, avoid the alcohol, just use the regular eggnog from the grocery store. It will be so festive for their lunchbox.
    Make eggnog bread

 

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