Making a healthy yet tasty lunch for your little one is every mom’s dream. We all want to make our kids eat the rainbow, but to be honest, it isn’t an easy job. What if I tell you some creative ways to make the most delicious and healthy lunch for your kids in less than 10 minutes?
According to a survey in 2016, 91% of Americans buy fast food for their children. This number is enormous that is increasing by every year. Read further as in this article; we will be discussing 3 healthy meal ideas for toddlers.
Peanut butter Banana wraps
If you don’t like peanut butter, we cant be best friends. After all, it’s healthy and tasty. The recipe for peanut butter and banana wraps is relatively easy.
- Whole wheat tortilla
- Peanut butter( chunky or smooth, your choice)
- Sliced bananas
Spread a thick layer of peanut butter on a whole wheat tortilla. Place a banana at the center of the tortilla and tightly fold it. Cut it into small bite sizes, and you are good to go.
You can add some strawberries, apple wedges, and blueberries along with the wraps to make it a more fulling meal.
This recipe is perfect for school and daycares as it doesn’t require reheating.
Tic Tac Toe sandwich
Make your child instantly fall in love with his lunch by being a little creative. These tic tact toe sandwiches are an excellent way to grab your child’s attention and make him finish each piece of the game.
- 2 bread slices
- Cream cheese
- Bell peppers and carrot for x and o cutout
Spread cream cheese on the pieces of bread and add cucumbers and pepperoni slices. Cut the sandwich into small bite sizes and place x and o on each piece. Go creative with the taste of the sandwich and add whatever your child likes.
The easiest way of getting x and o for your sandwich is by using the alphabet cookie cutters. You will have plenty of them in no time. This recipe is ideal for school and daycare as it doesn’t require reheating.
Smoked Salmon Sushi
Hmmm, did I just read sushi? This Japanese delicacy is famous for its great taste and nutrition. With our easy-to-cook recipe, your little one can also enjoy this treat during lunchtime.
- A slice of bread
- 2 slices of smoked salmon
- Cream cheese
Remove the sides of the bread and roll it with the help of a rolling pin. Spread cream cheese evenly and place the salmon slices. Now tightly roll the bread and cut it into small pieces.
Healthy eating is the base of a healthy lifestyle. You can instill such good eating habits into your child from a young age by providing yummy and nutritious meals. We hope that our easy-to-cook meal ideas will quickly help you fill up your little one’s lunch box.
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