Easiest Packed Lunch Ideas

Find easy, nutritious, and delicious packed lunch ideas for kids and adults for daycare, school, work, and travel.

Sandwich Lunches

Sandwiches are a go-to lunch since they’re so easy, but remember that there are lots of options for fillings and types of breads.

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Wrap Packed Lunches

Try these easy wraps for kids as an easy lunch or meal when you want to change up the usual sandwich options. They’re quick and full of nutrition.

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Breakfast-for-Lunch Ideas

Packing breakfast foods for lunch is both fun and easy, and it’s a great way to use up leftovers you may have in the fridge.

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Snack Lunches

This type of lunch is one of the easiest since you can use up whatever random mix of foods you have in the house. Think of it like a cheese plate and go from there.

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Muffin Lunch Ideas

Bake a batch of muffins on the weekend and then use them for lunches throughout the week. Consider them the “main dish” and add simple sides.

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Leftovers Lunch

Whether you have leftover chicken and sweet potatoes, pasta, chicken nuggets, meatballs, or another food, you can pack it cold or warm in a thermos.

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Vegetarian Packed Lunch Ideas 

Our favorite Vegetarian Lunch Ideas include rice and beans, Sandwich Roll Ups, Alphabet Soup, Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt with granola, and Pizza Quesadillas.

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Easiest Packed Lunch Ideas

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