Healthy & Packable School Lunch Ideas

Packing your children’s lunches is a great way to make sure they get the nutrition they need to help reduce their risk of cancer. Here’s some healthy and easy-to-pack ideas:

  • Veggies and hummus
  • Fresh or dried fruit
  • Yogurt and granola
  • Veggie-based sandwiches or wraps
  • Green salad
  • Tuna salad and whole grain crackers
  • Nuts or trail mix

And here are some healthy lunch-friendly items off of our Switch List.

  • Switch regular pasta for whole wheat pasta
  • Instead of soda try 100% fruit juice
  • Switch out cookies for a protein bar
  • Instead of pudding try yogurt
  • For a healthy snack try nuts or popcorn instead of chips

What are your child’s favorite healthy lunch items? We’d love to hear your ideas!