The sun is finally setting over the holidays, you’re firmly back at work with no more exotic locations to travel to and to make matters even worse, you’re going to have to prep not only your lunch but your kids lunches too.
Prepping and packing school lunches is a chore which really isn’t that enjoyable, and quite frankly it just eats into your R&R time. But fear no more! We have compiled some truly scrumptious recipes that work both for yourself and your kids, cutting the meal prep time in half!

Try out these recipes that you can get in on – your kids will thank you for a mix up in their lunches too.

Kale Pesto Pasta

This adult and kids variation of a healthy pasta lunch is going to be a new favourite. You can find the full recipe here.

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Chicken Fajita Lunch Bowls

This recipe can work as a dinner too, but why not mix it up and have a wholesome, filling lunch? Adjust the portion size accordingly. Find more info here.

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Easy Pasta Salad

Got any left over pasta from the night before? Then you’re sorted for this easy recipe! Find out the full ingredients list here.

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Chopped Salad Variation

Another great recipe from  This includes the perfect way to mix the presentation and ingredients up. You can view the full recipe here.

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Chicken Taco Salad Jar

Mix up your kids lunch box with this cool make ahead jar. It’ll look pretty cool sitting on your work desk too! Find out how to master this creation here.

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