5 Easy Vegan Lunchbox Ideas For The Busy Parent

by | January 8, 2018

Packing lunchboxes for your little one to bring to school can be daunting. Heres some quick and easy vegan lunchbox ideas.

How do you keep it interesting enough that they’ll eat it, but also make sure its nutritionally balanced? Here are 5 quick and easy vegan lunchbox ideas to give you some inspiration.

1. ‘Chicken’ Burritos

Burritos are actually really easy to make once you get the hang of how to wrap them up tightly, plus its super easy to pack them full of veggies. These ones have Gardein chicken, rice, peppers, hummus, grated carrot, tomatoes, onions, and guacamole. They’re packed full of good veggies and can be easily packed into a lunchbox!

Vegan Burritos

2. Veggie Sticks With Dip

This is one of the easiest things to pack into a lunchbox, and perfect for when you’re busy! Veggies like carrots, peppers, green beans, broccoli, and cucumber are perfect to be cut into sticks. Throw some dip like hummus or vegan ranch in there and you’re on to a winner!

3. Veggie Sushi

Kids love food that is interesting for them to eat, and sushi is one of them! they can be made with avocado, thinly sliced carrots, peppers, even asparagus! Just wrap short grain brown rice and fillings in sheets of nori, cut into slices and you’ve got perfect vegan lunchbox ideas.

Vegan Sushi

4. Energy Cookies

Energy cookies are a perfect way to add something fun but full of nutrients to lunch time! They can be made with goodies like freeze-dried apple pieces, dates, walnuts, cranberries or even blueberries. Don’t be afraid to mix it up and see what ones go down best in your house!

5. Chia Pudding

This easy peasy pudding can be made the night before and stored in the fridge so it makes leaving the house in the mornings a little less of a struggle, which is always good! All you need is chia seeds, non-dairy milk of your choice, agave or maple syrup to sweeten and berries to top it off! Super simple, full of nutrients and filling too!

Chia Pudding


What are your go-to vegan lunchbox ideas? Let us know in the comments below!

Alex Jones

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