Back-to-school lunch ideas: Vegan nuggets, three-ingredient banana bread

Back-to-school lunch ideas: Vegan nuggets, three-ingredient banana bread

From homemade vegan "chicken nuggets" to three-ingredient banana bread, your kids will love these back-to-school lunch ideas. 

Back to school lunch ideas
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Gauteng schools will start re-opening next week and one of the biggest headaches for many parents is deciding what to pack for lunch. 

Get a head start on your school preparations by making a weekly lunch menu. This way you won't have to think of what to make at the last minute. 

These vegetarian recipes are the perfect addition to your child's school lunch boxes. 

READ: School lunch ideas: Bread sushi, Strawberry French toast roll-ups and savory muffins

Corn, cheese, and spinach sandwich

There is no better way to get more vegetables into your children's meals than with a little cheese! The Terrace Kitchen shared this delicious corn and spinach sandwich on her YouTube channel. It's quick and easy to make. 

All you need is:

  • Spinach
  • Sweet corn
  • Spices
  • Cheese
  • Bread

Homemade vegan "chicken nuggets"

Kids love nuggets! They are great finger foods that can be dipped in delicious sauces. YouTuber Liv B has a great recipe you should try. 

You can use an Instant Pot or make these nuggets on the stove.  

Three-ingredient banana bread 

Add a little treat to your child's lunch box so that they looked forward to their lunch break. One of our favouite local food bloggers, Landi Govender from The Tocka Blog, has a delicious banana bread recipe you can try. 

Here's what you need to make it: 

  • 5 very ripe bananas
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2½ cups self-rising flour

ALSO READ: Lekker chocolate cake recipe

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