THE LUNCH BUNCH
Children bored with eating the same thing everyday?
Bored with trying to please them and give a healthy lunch?
Fed up with food being brought home and wasted?
Here are some hints and tips for a healthy lunch box for less waste
Always use low fat, low salt and low sugar varieties
when buying for lunch boxes
A Sandwich or
2 Fruit & Veg
Yoghurt or Cheese
|You could include||
Bread, roll, wrap,
pita bread, bagel,
crisp breads with
lean ham, chicken, beef, egg, tuna, salmon, cheese, humous, beans, lenitls.
Add plenty of fruit, veg and salad.
Apple, orange, grapes,
melon, raisins, plum,
kiwi, pear, mango,
sliced carrot or cucumber
sticks, cherry tomatoes,
pot of fruit, fruit salad, fruit jelly with real fruit, dates
|Yoghurt, fromage frais, cheese sticks, cottage cheese, greek yoghurt, plain yoghurt, raits for dipping||
Milk, water, fruit juice, milk based smoothies, fresh fruit smoothies.
Well diluted high juice squash
NO fizzy drinks
Milky drinks will need an ice pack in the summer
Extra fruit, low fat
and low salt crisps,
tea cakes, malt load,
custard pot, rice
pudding, fruit muffins,
oat flapjack, baked
samosa, dried fruit,
seeds, pizza slice,
cheese roll, pakoras, spring roll, slice of quiche, scotch eggs, falafels, unsalted
Starchy carbs for energy
Protein for growth
Fibre, vitamins & minerals for health & well being
2 of their 5 a day
Calcium for strong bones
Vitamins & minerals for general good health
|Fluid to maintain body hydration||
Variety and appeal
These are treats & can be added from time to time