With so many people converting to gluten-free diets, it can be tough finding foods your kids will not only be willing to eat but will love to eat. It’s tough enough to find gluten-free versions of chicken nuggets and mac ‘n’ cheese, but finding something suitable for back-to-school can be a bit more of a challenge.
Following a strict, gluten-free diet can be tough enough on adults, especially when you have to woefully reject your favorite cookie when you’re out at the grocery store. But if it’s tough for adults, it can be even tougher on kids, especially if there’s a particular meal or dish they’ve gotten attached to. It almost seems cruel to take that away.
It’s time for you to create new favorites with your kids with these easy lunch-bag-ready meals that your kids are going to love. Use these gluten-free recipes as an excuse to make sure your kid has the best lunch in the cafeteria.
These easy gluten-free sandwiches are the perfect way to spice up your regular ol’ PB & J, all while getting plenty of nutritious vitamins and minerals. Plus, if you’re tired of sandwiches, shake things up with some pita bread!
Thermos-Ready Soups and Chili:
Soup is a great alternative to sandwiches for your kids’ lunches. Not only is it a cozy option for when the weather starts to cool down, but it’s got plenty of healthy ingredients like chicken and veggies – a much better alternative to some of the strange, mystery concoctions served in the lunch line.
Treat Time! Gluten-Free Cookies & Snacks:
After your kids have finished their soups and salads, they’re going to want something sweet. These variations of some classic lunch bag treats will make your kids forget they even went gluten-free. Make sure you bake up an extra batch for you to munch on too!
What was your favorite school lunch meal? Let us know in the comments!