On July 17, 2017 by Kim
Yesterday we shared our best tips and resources for waging The Lunch Box Battle, or really just any meal time battle with your children. You might not be looking to cook a whole menu at this moment. Maybe you are just needing a quick fix for today’s lunch. Or perhaps you want to create a custom menu for a picky eater using Swappable and need some extra ideas. We’ll even throw in a few ideas for your lunch, Mom and Dad!
No matter what your needs, these lunch box freezer recipes will have you packed and out the door in no time.
Breakfast for Lunch
Whether your child needs breakfast on the go, a morning snack or a healthy treat – these all work!
- Blueberry and Peach Empanadas
- Strawberry Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Treats
- Grapefruit Breakfast Balls
- Eggo Breakfast Sandwiches
- Berries, Nuts, and Coconut Shreds
Use a thermos to keep these hot or cold until lunch time.
- BBQ Weenies
- Gluten Free Dairy Free Banana Berry Smoothie
- Homemade Queso
- Tomato Tortellini Soup
- Kid Approved Meatballs
For older kids with access to a microwave or families who homeschool. (Or warm at the start of the day and place in thermos for later eating).
- Paleo Ranch Chicken Nuggets
- Healthy Hidden Veggie Pasta
- Pizza Rolls
- Cheesy Quinoa and Veggies
- Cheesy Broccoli Cups – Whole Foods Version
Classics with a Twist
Not just your standard sandwich…
- Ham and Cheese Picnic Pinwheels
- Grilled Cheese Rolls
- Poppy Seed Chicken Pinwheels
- Peanut Butter Jelly Time Bars
- Mexican Turkey Tortilla Roll Ups
For the Parents!
Whether you pack a lunch box too or you eat at home, these meals will keep you satisfied until dinner time.
- Gluten Free Dairy Free Chicken and Mango Salad Topper
- Summer Picnic Wrap
- Skinny Chicken Poblano Soup
- Better than the Freezer Aisle: Copy Cat Lean Cuisine Chicken Margherita
More Lunch Box Freezer Recipes and Resources
- 31 Back to School Freezer Meals
- 31 Back to School Mini Menu
- How to Pack School Lunches with Freezer Meals
- Summer Lunch Mini Menu Vol. 3
- Summer Lunch Mini Menu Vol. 4
- Summer Snack Mini Menu Vol. 1
Make a Menu and Meal Plan With These Recipes!
With membership, you have access to all our recipes (including these!) and ALL our menus! You can customize one of our already curated menus, or create your own from scratch using our blank menu, My Freezer Meal Plan!
You’re not locked into any one plan or menu type. You can save 5 customized menus at a time, and there is no limit to how many you can customize in a month.