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20 Easy Lunchbox Snack Ideas

20 Easy Lunchbox Snack Ideas

If you love to hear the words 'quick' and 'easy' when it comes to meal times, you'll love these healthy lunchbox snack recipes. 

It's important to offer your child a balanced lunch at school not only to keep their brains fuelled but to also ensure they get all the nutrients they need to support their growing years. These 20 easy lunchbox snack recipes that will not only save you money and time in the kitchen, but will also allow you to give your child a delicious and fuelling lunch that they need. 

A lot of these recipes are great for batch cooking and recipes like muffins can be stored in your freezer for up to 3 months! Take these recipes on-the-go in our Food Flasks, Food Travel Set or our Lunch Set.

Don't forget to check out my blog 'Back to School Lunch Ideas for 1 Month' for more easy, lunchbox friendly recipes!

Savoury Snacks 

Savoury snacks can be a great way to get more vegetables into your family's diet and switch up tastes and textures if you have a weaning baby or younger child. Snacks like savoury muffins can also be paired with light meals like soup or salad to make it a full meal! 

Spinach and Feta Muffins

Spinach and feta is another delicious combination that pairs really well together and provides lots of nutrients and vitamins. Batch cook these muffins and freeze for up to 3 months! Grab the recipe here.  

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Pinwheels can be prepared ahead of time and either cooked through and then served cold or cooked on the morning of school and added to a warm food flask. These pinwheels are so easy to make and super yummy. Grab the recipe here.

Veggie Omelette Fingers

The perfect recipe for the whole family and one that baby will absolutely love too. Great as a finger food and even better as a lunchbox treat kept warm in our food flasks. Grab the recipe here

Cauliflower Cheese Bites

If you have a fussy eater or a child who's not super keen on vegetables, this is a great recipe to get more nutrients into their diet! The cheesy flavour makes these veggie bites so yummy and they can easily be stored in our portion pots. Grab the recipe here.  

Spicy Salami, Red Pepper and Feta Muffins

These savoury muffins are full of flavour and really pack a spicy punch that my girls love. Make school lunches way more exciting and batch cook these muffins to have at hand during the week! Grab the recipe in my Muffin eBook. 

Baked Falafels

Delicious and simple, your children are bound to love these healthy falafels! Pair them with a yummy dip like our Pistachio Pesto. Grab the recipe here

Super Greens Muffins 

Another great recipe that includes 3 types of veggies and is so easy to make! Pack for your child's lunch with a yummy sauce like our Homemade Tomato Sauce that they can use as a dip. Grab the recipe in my Muffin eBook. 

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Making homemade treats like garlic bread allows the recipe to be much healthier and even yummier than store-bought! This recipe is also great as a finger food for baby. Grab the recipe here

Roasted Chickpeas

Crunchy, healthy and super tasty - this easy snack is perfect for the whole family. Make a big batch so your family can have this healthy snack at hand during the week! Grab the recipe here. 

Broccoli & Cauliflower Mac 'n' Cheese Muffins

This combination is so delicious, I always make a huge batch of these because I know how quickly my family and I will devour them! You can add in other veggies of your choice like grated carrot or courgette if you want to make these muffins more of a meal. Grab the recipe here. 


Healthy Treats

Sweet snacks are a great way to maintain healthy blood sugar levels and ease sweet cravings in a healthy way! Lots of these sweet treats include natural sugars from fruit and are low in sugar so baby can enjoy them too. 

Berry and Almond Bake

Full of lovely summer berry flavours and great option to batch cook. You can make in advance and then freeze leftovers to have when those sweet cravings kick in! Grab the recipe here.

Banana Berry Muffins

These fruity muffins are perfect as a breakfast option or easy on-the-go snack! Store in our portion pots or food travel set and take with you when you're out and about or send in for school lunch. Grab the recipe here.

Coconut Bites

Healthy, delicious and so simple to make! These coconut bites only require 3 ingredients so they're great for when you need a quick pick-me-up. Grab the recipe here. Grab the recipe here. 

Avocado, Oat and Chocolate Muffins

I love how healthy and easy these muffins are to make! Adding vegetables into sweet muffin recipes adds richness of flavour as well as being a healthier source of sugars. Grab the recipe here. 

Lemon and Raspberry Scones 

These scones are the perfect sweet pick-me-up, without being too decadent or heavy! The lemon and raspberry combo is to die for and you can also freeze these treats for up to 3 months. Grab the recipe in my Batch Cooking eBook.

Banana Bread Bites 

With minimal ingredients and prep time, this healthy snack is great for when you’re strapped for time or need a treat when you’re on-the-go. Grab the recipe here.

Peanut Butter Banana Oat Cookies 

Quick and easy to make and another great breakfast or healthy dessert option. Only requires 4 ingredients! Grab the recipe here

Lemon, Orange and Poppyseed Muffins

Light, fluffy and full of fresh, fruity flavours - you won't be able to stop at one when you try these yummy muffins! Grab the recipe in my Muffin eBook. 

Banana Pancakes 

Easy Sunday breakfast is made even simpler with these 3-ingredient pancakes that are an absolute crowd-pleaser. Even the fussiest of eaters will love these! Grab the recipe here

Strawberry and White Chocolate Muffins

Strawberry and white chocolate are a flavour-match made in heaven and these yummy muffins are no exception. Simply swap the choc chips for greek yoghurt to make these baby-friendly! Grab the recipe in my Muffin eBook. 


I hope your family enjoys these yummy lunchbox sweet and savoury snacks as much as my girls do! You can always make double quantity of any of these and freeze them to last you even longer in the school year.

Don't forget to check out my FREE 4 Week Lunch Plan for more easy lunchbox meals and snacks that your children will adore. Click here to sign up!



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