A Month of Meal-Prep Kids’ Lunches for Every Day of September
Yeah, PB&Js are great, but how many can you make before you and your kid go crazy? With a bit of creativity and planning, you can make a new and exciting lunch every day of the month. Here, 30 meal prep ideas to get you started.
Meal-Prep Mayo-Less Potato Salad
PSA: It costs just $1.22 a serving.
Easy Lunch Prep Protein Boxes
Snack food = the best food.
Turkey Taco Lunch Bowls
The filling is the best part.
Peanut Butter and Banana Roll-Ups Snack Box
BLT Pasta Salad
The best way to get your little ones to gobble up romaine.
Zucchini Butter and Turkey Roll-Ups
No mayo, no sogginess.
Meal Prep Low Carb Big Mac Salad Jars
Totally OK to pack these in plastic storage containers, too.
Greek Turkey Meatballs
Kid-size, tender, juicy morsels.
Hawaiian Pizza Chicken Meal Prep
There’s zero need to reheat, trust us.
Chicken Fajita Meal Prep Bowls
Way more fun than plain chicken breast.
Meal Prep Chicken Salad
Grapes: Old but really good news.
Instant Cup of Noodles with Spiralized Vegetables
Way healthier than the grocery store kind.
Copycat Starbucks Turkey Protein Box
Affordable and—dare we say it?—worlds better.
Cheese Plate Bento Box
Almonds, grapes, salami, Brie…*swoon.*
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Like wings, minus the mess.
Roasted Broccoli and Bacon Pasta Salad
Tip: Mix veggies with bacon and they’ll be gone in a second.
Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Stuffed Peppers
It makes a giant batch, so you can totally eat the leftovers all week.
Peanut Butter, Strawberry, & Banana Quesadillas
A serious upgrade on peanut butter and bananas.
Mini Carrot and Zucchini Bites
The best way to use up leftover veggies.
Three colors > one.
Lettuce Wrap Sandwiches
Cheese and turkey? BLT? Tuna salad? The possibilities are endless.
Bring on the sliced pepperoni.
Lunchbox Sushi Sandwich with Turkey and Cheese
With ranch dressing dipping sauce.
Pretzel Stick Roll-Ups
Basically edible art.
Mini Pizza Bagel, Veggies and Dip
You’re not just any mom. You’re a cool mom.
Rainbow Fruit Kabobs
Bring on all the vitamin C.
Greek Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets
Creamy hummus blankets the veggies.
Mac and Cheese Cups
No fork necessary and you can eat ’em cold.
Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich
Make the egg salad ahead of time and assemble the sandwich in the morning.