31 Days of Back-to-School Lunches for Kids

It’s not even September, and you’re already feeling the back-to-school lunch fatigue. That’s why we put together an epic list of low-maintenance options to get you through an entire month of lunch-box meals.

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Day 2: Cucumber Avocado Toast

To keep cukes in place, use plastic wrap for each slice.

Day 4: Mini Broccoli Quiche

Bite-size and also basic, even for picky palates.

Day 9: Caesar Salad Pita Pocket

For an inventive spin on the traditional salad.

Pip and Ebby

Day 10: Cucumber Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Better than a bagel.

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Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels

Send your kid to school with two or three.

Day 12: Blt Pasta Salad

Pasta and bacon. You can’t go wrong.

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Day 13: Citrus Chicken Quinoa Salad

Nutritious and delicious.

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Day 15: Tabouleh

For when your kid prefers something light and refreshing.

Scaling Back

Day 17: Ultimate Rainbow Veggie Sandwich

Colorful and filling.

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Day 18: Blt Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Bonus points if you wrap ’em up with baker’s twine.

Kristine's Kitchen

Day 21: Pear Almond Butter Toast With Granola

Even the pickiest eater will love munching on this.

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Day 22: Avocado Pasta

Your kids will love the creamy goodness.

Scaling Back

Day 23: Butternut Squash Noodles With Tahini Sauce

For a pasta alternative.

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Seasons and Suppers

Day 27: Spicy Udon Stir-fry

Perfect for your gourmet kid.

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Day 29: Mexican Brown Rice

Tastes equally delicious served cold.

Day 31: Banana Dogs

The anything-but-basic PB&J.

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