It is almost that time of year and lots of us parents are already thinking about back to school prep for all of our kids. Some of the hardest to please being those glorious teenagers of ours. Always happy to keep you on your toes, especially when it comes to good. Which is why we came up with 5 Teen Friendly Back to School Lunch Ideas perfect for any hormonal teenager in your house.
Mini Taco Hand Pies from Lemons for Lulu
There is nothing more popular in my house than tacos and most of the time I am just aiming for the kids to actually eat the lunches I pack for them. Of course some of my kids are more active than others so sometimes delivery method is a good thing to play around with to help minimize waste. For those kids that walk and eat at school these mini taco hand pies are a great option.
Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels from Dinner at the Zoo
If your kids are visual eaters who love color then this lunch is what you have been looking for. These beautiful and adaptable veggie wraps are great for your wild color loving teens. It is also a great idea for your own lunch so while they’re making their lunches you should ask them to make enough for your lunch too! After all these lunches are great options for if your teens are making their own lunches. Paired with some filling Quinoa salad and you and your teens will be happy and full of energy for the rest of the day.
DIY Frozen Pizza from Cooking by Laptop
If you have pizza lovers in your house and don’t have a lot of time in the week to be making lunches throughout the week then this is a great idea. Making these on a weekend to help you get through the tougher days of the week will be a life saver. Sometimes you are just stretched too thin and these will keep your teens happy while you are getting things done and taking names from dawn until dusk.
Burrito Bowls from Momables
We love burrito bowls in our house this is another great idea if you are looking for lunches you can make a lot of so you can make a few lunches with it throughout the week. There is nothing more filling or adaptable than a burrito bowl so you can make the base and the teens can gather to assemble their ideal burrito bowl combination. Getting them involved and more responsible for how they feed themselves.
Vegetarian Hummus Wraps from Emilie Eats
If you have some hard to please vegetarian teens it can be a challenge to keep them fed happy and full with everything they need to grow. These hummus wraps are a great idea to help you feel good about what your kids are eating while they are at school. Knowing your vegetarian kids aren’t just surviving on french fries in the cafeteria will make you so happy. it is a great quick lunch option for any active veggie loving teen.Armed with these great lunch options your teens will have no excuse for not eating their food or helping out in the kitchen!