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Healthy lunchbox recipes

All the inspiration you need to pack filling, healthy, nut-free school lunchboxes

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It's difficult enough to get kids to eat their lunch let alone come up with something different and interesting every day. Our recipes will give you the inspiration you need to pack filling, healthy, nut-free school lunchboxes that will come home empty each day!
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    Tuna sushi sandwiches

    These delicious tuna sushi style sandwiches are perfect for a kids' lunchbox or light snack with drinks.

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    Classic beef pasties

    These take a little bit more time and effort than school sandwiches, but they are delicious. They freeze well, too, and are just as nice cold as they are warm – perfect for the lunchbox.

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    Tasty tuna croquettes

    Enjoy these tasty treats as a lunchbox snack or for tapas with friends. It doesn't matter who they're for, any tuna lover will adore these croquettes.

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    Spotty cookies

    Colourful, chocolatey and utterly moorish, these tasty spotty cookies are perfect for a bake stall or school fete.

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    Zucchini and cheese fritters

    These hot and crunchy fritters make for the best snacks. Serve them with your favourite dip for a delicious lunch-box treat.

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    Quick chicken nuggets

    Moist chicken breast chunks with a crunchy coating will be popular with adults and kids alike and you’ll know exactly what’s in them!

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    Lunch box pasta salad

    This great pasta salad is brilliant as a lunch for work or school, but you can also serve it as a side dish to grilled or barbecued meats.

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    Our best banana bread

    This banana bread is beautiful fresh from the oven but possibly even better toasted and slathered with butter. Decisions, decisions...

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    Mini ham, cheese and tomato frittatas

    Light, fluffy and packed full of creamy melted cheese and fresh ham, these mini frittatas are easy to make and perfect for a quick breakfast or on-the-go lunch.

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    Apricot bliss balls

    These deliciously sweet apricot balls are easy to make and a perfect lunch box snack or on-the-go energy hit.

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