Creative Back to School Lunch Cuteness!

Kotobuki Plastic Egg Mold, Set of 2, Fish and CarKotobuki Plastic Egg Mold, Rabbit and BearPlastic Egg Mold Heart and Star

Oh my goodness! Have you seen these adorable Kotobuki Plastic Egg Molds? You use them to make molded hard boiled eggs. They are so cute and would be perfect to perk up an otherwise boring school lunch.  These Kotobuki Plastic Egg Molds are only $3.69 at Amazon and come in sets of two. 

Summertime Lunch & Snack Ideas

So now that you have some ideas to put on your calendar for ways to have some fun with your kids this Summer what are you going to feed everyone?  Here are some ideas for fun snacks and lunches to include of your calendar.

Lunch Foods:

  • Make your own (a.k.a healthier) Lunchables (crackers, cheese, turkey slices, and fruit)
  • Mac N Cheese
  • Grilled Cheese
  • Bean and cheese burritos
  • Make your own bagel pizzas
  • PB&J
  • Build your own salad (lettuce, shredded cheese, veggie toppings, dressing)
  • Homemade chicken breast nuggets with sweet potato oven-baked fries
  • Chicken salad sandwiches
  • Baked Potatoes (with choice of toppings)
  • Waffle sandwiches (waffles, eggs, cheese and sausage)
  • Taco Salad

Snack foods:

  • ants on a log (celery sticks with peanut butter or cream cheese spread on them and raisins on top)
  • Fresh popped popcorn (lots of seasoning possibilities: ranch seasoning, cheese, Cajun seasoning, cinnamon sugar, carmel corn, etc…)
  • Smoothies (endless possibilities)
  • Oatmeal cookies
  • Fruit salad
  • Homemade soft pretzels
  • Sliced apples with peanut butter
  • Cheese slices and grapes
  • Carrots and ranch dip
  • Homemade yogurt Popsicles (use strawberry, or another flavor, organic yogurt in popsicle molds)
  • Nuts, raisins, and chocolate chips mix
  • Fruit kabobs with strawberry yogurt for dipping sauce
  • Homemade Granola Bars
  • Deviled egg chicks
  • Animal Cracker snack mix (animal crackers, nuts, candy coated chocolate Sundrops and pretzels)

Do you have any more ideas? I’d love to hear them! I’ll post recipes as I can.  I hope you are enjoying your Summer!