As a parent, you want to give your child the best possible start in life. You provide them with a home filled with love, encouragement, and the best education possible. You’re doing your absolute best to create a fantastic and delightful little human, but have you given much thought to your child’s nutrition?
Ideas for Your Child’s Lunch Box That are More Than Just Nutritious
Of course you know the importance of feeding your child a balanced meal. Every morning, you put careful thought into what you pack for your child to take with them to eat at school. You always pack them a healthy and balanced meal, but what about adding diversity to your child’s diet as well?
Packing your child’s lunchbox with a nutritious meal complete with gourmet touches is an excellent way to broaden their tastebuds' horizons and set them on the path to becoming culinary-cultured individuals with a passion for taste exploration and flavour experimentation.
Here are just a few easy and yummy foods for kids.
Easy Gourmet Foods for Your Kids’ Lunchbox
Carrots and Dip With a Twist
Chopped vegetables, such as carrots and celery, make an excellent healthy snack for kids to take to school. Of course, getting your kids to eat their veggies can be a bit challenging. That’s why it’s a good idea to include a delicious dip your kids will love.
Blend the following together in a large bowl & include it in your child’s lunch with some sliced carrots and celery.
¼ cup sour cream
¼ cup chopped parsley
¼ teaspoon minced garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
While salads aren’t usually a favourite of children, a delicious Greek salad made with Simply Stirred’s Lemon and Tahini Dressing will broaden your child’s palate and will definitely be something they enjoy.
In a large bowl, mix the following ingredients and top with lemon and tahini salad dressing.
6 cups romaine lettuce
1 cup chopped parsley
1 diced tomato
1 chopped cucumber
Add pitted olives and feta cheese to taste
Classic butter chicken is a great way to introduce cultural flair to your child’s diet. Simply Stirred’s Butter Chicken Dinner Pack makes it super quick & easy to prepare your child’s lunch the night before. All you need to add is the chicken. What makes this recipe even better is that it is gluten free.
These are just a few ways to add gourmet touches to your child’s lunchbox. Visit our online store for even more condiments, marinades and gourmet ingredients to add to your child’s lunchbox and more.