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7 Creative School Lunch Box Ideas From Weelicious

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Is your school-age kid on a permanent lunch box rotation of unimaginative peanut butter and jelly and cheese sandwiches? Do you get as bored making your children's lunches as they are eating them? Need a new infusion of lunch-making creativity?

We've brought in some help -- simple ideas that kids will love with easy recipes to follow. I asked Catherine McCord, the founder of Weelicious, to share some lunchbox ideas with us. She brings us seven fun, well-balanced lunch box menus (with photos and recipes!) that you and your kids will love.

Catherine McCord believes in helping parents like herself cook seasonal recipes that are kid-friendly, fast, simple, and nutritious. I love all these creative and healthy ideas that are perfect for the lunch box.

7 Creative Lunch Box Ideas Kids & Parents Will Love

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Yum, yum! Such good ideas!

If you're curious about the cool bento-style lunch box, find out more in the Weelicious store.

For more inspiration and ideas, check out the Weelicious Facebook page for almost 200 more lunch box ideas. My mind is exploding right now (and I want a cream cheese and tomato sandwich really badly).

Which lunch box combo will your kids like best?


Images via Weelicious

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CafeS... CafeSasha

This looks amazing and I am so envious of the person who has kids who would actually eat this.

jagam... jagamama0710

I love Weelicious!!! My DD is only 3 so she doesn't eat lunch at school but I always get inspiration looking around her site! For now though, she just gets it on a regular plate because I don't have an awesome bento box to put her lunch in...yet. lol

RanaA... RanaAurora

This post is FANTASTIC.  I bookmarked it in my "School Lunches" folder, because I suck so bad at food/menus so I need all the help I can get, and this is nutritious, easy AND cute.  Great job!

nonmember avatar Corina

I don't have kids but even I would be happy to eat some of these lunches. Feeling inspired. Thank you

Laura Quitmeyer Claussen

I have been a fan of Weelicious on facebook for months now, and my oldest child just turned 2! I get so many great ideas from Catherine, even if we are just taking a lunch to the zoo or the park.

Histo... HistoryMamaX3

I want the lunchbox containers!

nacho... nachoqtpie

I think those lunches are a fantastic idea, but *I* wouldn't eat half the stuff in there, how can I expect my kids to! Besides, who has time/money to make these anyway?!

mdehn mdehn

Please, can someone tell me how you keep the food cold and fresh, and not spoiling?  My dd goes to preschool at 8:30 they don't eat lunch until 12....would those little freezer packs really keep dairy from going bad?  Thank you!

Phils... PhilsBabyMama

I love, love, love this post!!!  Thanks for the great ideas! 

mom2t... mom2taytay

These are IDEAL lunch ideas. It would be nice, but i don't think my kids would eat a lot of that food.

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