Sandwich Alternatives for your Kid’s Lunchbox

There’s nothing more challenging than keeping your kids’ lunchbox looking fresh.  Mix it up with these non-sandwich options and incite jealousy on the playground.


  1. Bean and Cheese Burrito
  • Dried Peas
  • Red Pepper
  • Clementine
  • Homemade Sunflower Buttercup


  1. Soup or Chili
  • Mini pretzel rolls
  • Hard boiled egg
  • Mixed berries


  1. Meatballs in Tomato Sauce (parmesan cheese on the side)
  • Baby heirloom carrots
  • Fresh coconut
  • Brown rice and sesame crackers


  1. Granola Parfait (divide layers by container)
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Granola
  • Mixed berries
  • Celery
  • Sunflower butter


  1. Cheese & Crackers
  • Sliced cheddar cheese
  • Salami
  • Crackers
  • Avocado
  • Plum or nectarine


Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (10, 8 and 5). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. Find her on Instagram @madewithmeg. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}