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30 Back To School Lunch Ideas & Krogers Gift Card Giveaway


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***This is a sponsored post on behalf of Kroger***


I feel very strong about children getting a healthy lunch so today I have partnered with Kroeger and I am going to share a post on 30 healthy back to school lunch ideas for kids!


Now even though our lunches are not in a lunch box because the kids eat them at home, the concept would still work the same, you would just have to pack the items up for the kids and put some things into small containers in their lunch box I have shared some of those storage containers we love and our favorite products to spruce up your lunches below.

Be sure to stop into your local Kroger store and pick up some great items for your back to school lunches they make shopping affordable and convenient and don’t forget to stop over to their coupon page for discounts before you go.

I do have to add that these lunch ideas are ones that we used to use. We now eat all local food and our lunches look a little different now then they used to.

Here are some fun ways to make your lunches more exciting!!

  • Vegetable and cheese kabobs on plastic toothpicks can be great fun for kids to eat.


  • My kids love having their sandwiches or vegetables cut into shapes, it’s fun and more exciting for the kids to eat it!


  • We even have fun with our hardboiled eggs and make them into shapes which the kids really love!!



30 Healthy back to school lunch ideas!

1. Left over taco mean with refried beans, corn, and chocolate pudding


2. Peanut Butter sandwich with homemade strawberry jam, cheese chunks, and 2 cookies0520121314

3. Raymen Noodles, grapes, animal crackers, carrot sticks with ranch to dip them in.P1120838

4. Sausage and munster cheese cubes, cherry tomatoes, crackers, and a granola barP1120909

5. Fresh salad, hard boiled egg shapes, gold fish, rice krispie treat.

6. Ham and cheese flowers, honey roasted peanuts, cooked carrots, and pretzel sticks with shaped marshmallows on the end.P1130022

7. Start shaped grilled cheese sandwich, and chicken & rice soup.P1130200

8. Bologna flowers, mozzarella cheese cubes, fruit cocktail, grapes, and peanuts.P1130253

9. Chicken noodle soup, eggs, ants on a log, cucumber shapes, and a couple shaped marshmallows. P1130477

10. Hot dog with ketchup, mozzarella cheese chunks, grapes, sun chips, and granola bar.

11. Sandwich hearts, hot dog, gold fish, and apple slices.P1130600

12. left over pizza, tomato and mozzarella cheese cubes kabobs, P1130625

13. Chicken and rice soup, crackers, strawberry yogurt, and apples.

14. Leftover shepherds pie, cheese and sausage kabobs, mixed fruit salad, and graham crackers. P1130671

15. Peanut Butter, jelly and banana kabobs, cheese crackers, pickles, and sausage cubes.
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16. Hot dog octopus on ramen noodles, banana bread, and pineapple chunks.


17. Grilled cheese, carrots, and kiwi. P1130705

18. Cream of Mushroom rice, fries, sun chips, and pudding.P1130706

19. Cheese and bologna rolls, peanut butter and jelly train sandwich, watermelon slices, and homemade chocolate mouse.P1130711

20. Ramen noodles, carrot slices, beefaroni, raspberry and grapes fruit salad, and shaped cheese.P1130814

21. Ramen noodles, carrots, and golden graham treat.P1130823

22. Ham and cheese sandwich, graham crackers, pineapple, and cucumbers.P1130842

23. Ravoli, mashed potatoes, strawberries, and pudding.P1140007

24. Parmesan noodles, hot dog, grapes, and golden graham treat.P1140008

25. Turkey and cheese sandwich, fruit cocktail, string cheese, and a chocolate peanut butter granola bar.P1140087

26. Mini pizzas, veggie straws, fruit salad, and strawberry yogurt.P1140090

27. Hot dogs, blueberry / grape fruit salad, granola bar, pudding.P1140091

28. Turkey and cheese roll ups, mini corn dogs, fruit salad, and yogurt.P1140092

29. Cheese rollup, broccoli and carrots, grapes, and granola bar.P1140482

30. Cheese rollups, fruit salad,  and fig neutons.P1140536

31. Spaghetti, half a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, veggie straws, kiwi fruit.P1140741

What is your favorite healthy food to put into your kids lunches?? Leave a comment letting me know!

Here are some of our favorite items from Amazon to liven up our lunches, and also for bringing our lunches on the go with us. The links below are Amazon affiliate links and when you make a purchase through them we are given a small percentage of the sale, Thank You for your support!!!












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  1. […]  You can find Green Giant Veggie snacks in the chip isle at your local grocery store. If you live near a Kroger’s I am offering a $25 gift card to Kroger’s that will be open through 8/23/2013. […]

  2. I checked out the digital coupons on Kroger’s site. I’d get some shredded cheese, crescent rolls, and pepperoni or ham and make little filled rolls.

  3. Lovely ideas for a mom of fussy eater. Thanks for the tips….my kid has already declared that she doesnt want breads:-( need to use cookie cutter shape tip….thanks for the share.


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