Handy Recipes For School Lunches

Handy Recipes For School Lunches
Tuáthla Lucey
Tuáthla Lucey

1 Oct 2018

Now that you're back into a routine, you may be looking for ideas on how to spruce up the lunchbox for the new school term.

From chicken wraps to banana bread, here are a few handy recipes you can try out this week:

Crust-free Sandwiches, Turkey Rolls and Cheddar Crackers

Four very easy lunch ideas here via Tasty

Cajun Chicken and Avocado Wraps

A twist on the classic chicken wrap via The Body Coach

Lunchbox Pasta Salad

Ingredients:

  • 400g cooked pasta  
  • 4-5 tbsp pesto
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • ½ lemon juice
  • 200g mixed cooked veg such as peas, green beans, courgette (chop the beans and courgette into pea-sized pieces)
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 200g cooked chicken, ham or cheese

Method:

  1. Stir the pesto into the cooked pasta and leave to cool
  2. When the pasta is cool, stir in the mayonnaise, yogurt, lemon juice and veg
  3. Spoon the mixture into lunchboxes and put the cooked chicken, ham or cheese of your choice on top

Banana Bread with Peanut Butter

A tasty lunchbox treat via Roz Purcell

 

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