Try these healthy lunchbox ideas
For families with young children, the new school year means coming up with healthy, nutritious ways to fill their lunchboxes.
These are some quick and easy ideas from the 5+ A Day website. Cherry tomatoes. Baby carrots and chopped cucumber with hummus. Sliced capsicum. Celery with cream cheese peanut butter.
Banana and apple cut up in yoghurt. Mandarins. Strawberries and blueberries.
or Pineapple chunks. Whole fruit – pears, stonefruit.
and Marmite. Banana and peanut butter. Cucumber, mint and low-fat cream cheese.
Lettuce and boiled egg.
Coleslaw and cheese.
Home-made pizza slice with mushroom, capsicum, onion and spinach.
Potato frittata with cheese, tomato, corn, grated courgette and onion.
Sushi with avocado and cream cheese.
Food for thought: A healthy lunch will help your child to stay focused and happy in school.