Nut free school lunches are critically important for kids with nut allergies, but it can be hard finding enough recipes for a variety of lunches.
Kids can get tired of taking the same old thing to school all the time when they have a restricted diet.
Here’s our curated list of delicious nut-free lunch ideas for weeks of school lunches ideas.
With this list, it will be a while before they have to repeat the same lunch again!
Nut Free School Lunch Ideas
Sweet Potato Tots
Kids who like tater-tots will get a kick out of having them made from sweet potatoes. They add a bit of sweetness while still being a healthy vegetable.
Homemade Pizza Pockets
Pizza anything usually gets kids excited for lunch. These pizza pockets are no exception. They’re a delicious and filling lunch idea.
Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels
I love that these pinwheels can be made with deli meat, or with chicken from a leftover meal.
Turkey Club Wrap
Wraps are a great way to switch up the normal sandwich routine. These turkey club wraps are easy to make and they only take five minutes.
Gluten-free Lunch Box Ideaes
Need nut-free and gluten-free lunch ideas? Creative Green Living shares a lot of bento-style recipes so kids will have choices when their diets are restricted.
Tortilla Pinwheel Lollipops
Make regular pinwheels more fun to eat by putting them on a lollipop stick!
I’ve never thought of this before, but wow what a great idea to use clementines to make muffins!
Emoji Rice Balls
How cute are these rice balls?! This is such a fun way to package an everyday food and make it super cute for a kid’s lunch.
These sliders make a great main dish and the best part is they can be eaten with or without bread.
Kid-friendly Pasta Salad
A colorful combination of delicious vegetables and pasta any kid will want to try.
Turkey and Cheese Quesadillas
Add some turkey to the traditional cheese quesadilla and you have a tasty, filling lunch.
Chicken Greek Salad Wrap
Spice up a plain Greek salad by putting it on a tortilla making it a wrap with chicken instead.
Avocado Tomato Sandwich
This is a healthy sandwich kids will enjoy. It can be even be grilled!
Veggie Rainbow Wrap
I don’t know about you, but colorful food makes me want to eat it. There’s something about the colors in this veggie wrap that are appealing to the eye and will definitely be appealing to a kid.
Muffins and pizza-two favorites of just about any kid. Combine the two like this recipe does and you’ve got a recipe for success.
Glutten-Free Sunbutter Honey Granola Bars
Nut-free kids can still enjoy a yummy granola bar treat with these tasty granola bars that use sunbutter. They’re also glutten free.
Tuna Egg Salad
Tuna salad is filling and adding eggs gives it more protein and makes it a great option as a main dish for a kid’s school lunch.
Mickey Mouse Lunch
Add fun and excitement to school lunches by making them Mickey themed. Use any veggies as sides and you’ve got a healthy, fun lunch.
Whole Wheat Pita Pizza
I love how easy this pizza is to make. And the best part is that it’s whole wheat making it a healthier alternative to regular pizzas.
Tortilla Pizza Rollup
This pizza rollup is a nice, healthy alternative to the store-bought kind.
Fruit is healthy and delicious and can be a great substitute when you need something other than pb&j for a lunch.
Chocolate Chip Protein Bites
Kids can still get the crunch, but without the nuts in these delicious protein bites that use wholesome allergy-free ingredients.
Ham and Cheese Rollups
This lunch idea is as easy as they come. You can use ham or any meat you choose to roll in a tortilla.
Healthy Yogurt Fruit Pots
These yogurt fruit pots are nice to make ahead of time and have sitting in the fridge ready to grab throughout the week. The fruit can be switched to any kind you want for variety.
Fun Sandwich Lollipops
What a clever and fun way to include a sandwich in a lunchbox. Roll them up and make them look like lollipops!
Chicken Mayo Sandwich
Use roasted chicken, deli meat or leftovers to make this classic chicken sandwich.
Zucchini Muffins with Goat Cheese
These muffins are savory and will fill up even the pickiest eater. They hide the veggies and include cheese for a real flavorful treat.
Having a peanut allergy doesn’t mean kids can’t eat good.
With a bit of imagination and this handy list of nut free lunch ideas, they’ll have an awesome school year full of yummy lunchtime favorites.