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Kids in the kitchen: Lunchbox ideas they can even make themselves

If there’s one thing parents of little ones know to be true, it’s this: there’s no such thing as too many snacks. It’s easy to run out of inspiration when you’re trying to whip up new child-friendly treats every day of the week, espcially for school. If you're looking for easy, nutritious, and portable ideas, that’s where we come in. We’ve pulled together the following recipes for healthy, tasty snacks that are so simple the kids can help make them. Plus, they’re based on seasonal produce – which keeps costs low and yummy-ness high. Read on to discover our round up of lunchbox recipes that even the pickiest eaters will love.

Get your shopping list ready and shop for all the ingredients you need at The Fruit & Deli Co, Willows Quality Meats, Hanaromart, Coles, Woolworths, Aldi.

Cheesy onion pull-apart

With the perfect amount of cheesey goodness combined with onions all wrapped up in dough, this is sure to be a winner for the weekly lunchbox. See full recipe >

Fresh Delcado rice paper roll

Creamy avocado paired perfectly with fresh veggies and herbs to add loads of flavour, this is a quick way to pack in loads of healthy ingredients. Plus, they'll have tonnes of fun rolling up their own personalised combos too. See full recipe >

Onion, corn and zucchini muffins

These tasty muffins make a brilliant light lunchbox filler or school snack. The combination of fresh zucchini, sweet corn and salty cheddar works perfectly together to create these moreish treats. See full recipe >

Kanzi apple oat balls

Healthy apple oat no-bake bites, these energy balls make a healthy breakfast or lunchbox snack for kids, packed with oats and apple. See full recipe >

Kanzie apple pinwheels

A tasty snack the kids will love making, grab your cookie cutters and get creating as this recipe pleases even the fussiest of eaters. See full recipe >

Onion and sweet potato hash browns

Easy shredded sweet potato hash browns cooked in minutes are sure to become a family fave. See full recipe >

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