Nutrition is so important for helping your children maintain good energy levels for focus, learning and play during the school day.
More and more parents are realising the value in finding a variety of healthy and nutritious snacks to keep them interested in their lunchbox, day in and day out.
We’ve rounded up some great, easy to prepare recipes that will bring colour, fun and energy to your child’s day. You might even be tempted to make some for yourself too!
From chai spiced popcorn, to sweet potato chips and delicious trail mix, there are some fantastic energy-providing, nutritious snack ideas for your kids in the gallery below.
6 healthy kids lunch box ideas to try this year
Tofu and carrot kimchi lettuce wraps: These tasty lettuce wraps from The Australian Women’s Weekly and Disney’s ‘Healthy Family Eating’ cookbook are packed full of zesty homemade carrot kimchi and grilled tofu for a healthy vegan twist on classic sang choy bau, and the best part is, your kids will love them!
Toasted nori chips: Get creative in the kitchen and whip up some of these deliciously crunchy toasted nori chips! A great idea for healthy snacking, and perfect for lunchboxes.
Sweet potato crisps: Colourful, crunchy and delicious, your kids will adore opening up their lunchbox to find these salty treats.
Ginger and sesame seed logs: Healthy snacking doesn’t have to be boring! Try these tasty ginger and sesame seed logs – wholesome, good-for-you treats!
Dried fruit and coconut trail mix: Trail mix is an excellent way to satisfy your child’s hunger because high-protein nibbles, with healthy fats keep bellies feeling full.
Chai-spiced popcorn: Your kids will love this mouthwatering chai-spiced popcorn!