Kids Lunch Box Menu Plan-Grilled Potato Sandwich, Semiya Upma,Falafel Wrap & More

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This weeks Kids Lunch Box Menu Plan includes Spicy Potato Sandwich & Fresh Fruit Bowl, Vegetable Semiya Upma & coconut chutney, Middle Eastern Falafel & Hummus Wrap & Papaya Orange Pomegranate Salad Recipe & Roasted Peanuts, Quick Cauliflower Sabzi & Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Sweet Corn, Methi & Tomato Rice & Yogurt. 

Kids keep changing their mind about food. One day they love a certain dish the next they despise it. So it is important to switch up their choices to keep lunch interesting and at the same time nutritious.To help you with this process we have some weekly kids lunch box menu plan and this weeks menu plan is prepared with keeping a balanced diet in mind. These recipes are simple to make and we have shared some prep tips that you can follow to make things easier in the mornings. 

As always, try to avoid processed food in a snack or a lunch box - it can be a treat for one off days and definitely not on a regular basis. Apart from packing lunch boxes, below is a snack box plan for all those kids who have school only for half a day.

Snack Box Ideas for Kids For 5 Days

Monday

Grilled Potato Sandwich & Fresh Fruit Bowl

Potatoes are filled with various phytonutrients which prevents cell damage, helps in digestion, good for heart health, blood pressure and even cancer prevention. Most kids love potatoes and its easy to make a nice sandwich that is filled with the goodness of potatoes in their lunch box. You can boil and keep the potatoes in the fridge in airtight containers the previous night so it is easier to make these grilled potato sandwiches in the mornings. Pack them with a bowl of fresh fruits.

Tuesday

Vegetables Semiya Upma & Coconut Chutney

Vegetable Semiya Upma is a quick and healthy mouthwatering dish that you can make in a jiffy on a rushed mornings. You can add any vegetables of your choice to make it more healthy. To make your morning cooks more breezy prep the vegetables that you require the previous night. Pack it with a coconut chutney or any of your kids favourite chutney. 

Wednesday

Falafel and Humus Wrap & Salad

 It is important to include legumes in your child's diet and one way to do that is make a falafel and humus wrap. A classic hummus is both delicious and satisfying. Best of all, it's whipped up in seconds in a blender or food processor. Making these wraps take a little bit of prep work. Soak and cook the channa the previous night. You can even prepare humus well in advance and keep it in the fridge. Make fresh falafels in the mornings. You kid will surely enjoy this delicious wrap.

Thursday

Cauliflower sabzi & Lachha Paratha

Quick Cauliflower Sabzi Recipe is a simple and tasty way to include cauliflowers in your kids lunch box. This one pot dish goes well with a Lachha paratha. Prep the cauliflower the previous night to make things easy in the mornings.

Friday

Sweet Corn, Methi Rice & Curd

Sweet Corn, Methi & Tomato Rice Recipe is a good way to pack fiber into your kids diet. The bitterness of the methi leaves balances with the sweetness of the corn and tomatoes add a tanginess to the dish. You can pick and keep the methi leaves ready the previous night. Pack it with a raita or a simple bowl of curd for a delicious lunch box. 

Shruti Prasad

Shruti Prasad

     
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