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36 Kid Lunch Ideas For When They’re Tired of PB&J

Kosher.com Staff March 17, 2020

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We all want to make nutritious and appealing lunches for our children. The problem is, it’s pretty easy to fall into a lunch rut.


We can all use inspiration now and then, which is why we’re sharing some of our tastiest kid-friendly lunch options with you.


36 recipes that are delicious, unique, and not to mention, kid AND parent approved?


You can thank us later.


  1. Heavenly Pasta Bake by Faigy Grossman

  2. Hush Puppy Deli Roll Pinwheels by Miriam (Pascal) Cohen

  3. Pizza Bourekas by Tamar Teitelbaum

  4. Meat Calzones by Chayie Schlisselfeld

  5. Protein-Packed Pancakes, 3 Ways by Rorie Weisberg

  6. Broccoli Cheese Bites by Elky Friedman

  7. Easy Pizza Babka by Nechama Norman

  8. Cream Cheese, Lox, and Bagel Rolls by Charnie Kohn

  9. Tuna Rolls by Esther Ottensoser

  10. “Pizzadillas” and Grilled Vegetable Quesadillas by Chayie Schlisselfeld

  11. Turkey Rollup by Rorie Weisberg

  12. Chicken Salad 2 Ways from the Nitra Cookbook

  13. Pan Pizza from the Dining In Cookbook

  14. Roasted Cream of Tomato Soup & Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches by Sarah Lasry

  15. Fried Mozzarella Sandwich by Sussy Krausz

  16. Maple-BBQ Franks ‘n Beans by Miriam Pascal

  17. Lasagna Pepper Boats by Elky Friedman

  18. Deli Roll Pinwheels with Chopped Salad by Jamie Geller

  19. Homemade Fish Sticks by Sina Mizrahi

  20. Pita Chicken Pockets from the Nitra Cookbook

  21. Pizza Ravioli with Garlic White Sauce by Victoria Dwek

  22. Margherita Pizza on Focaccia by Sina Mizrahi

  23. Baked Cauliflower Burgers by Lukas Volger

  24. Pizza Quiche by Chayie Schlisselfeld

  25. Panini Wraps by Elky Friedman

  26. Faked Ziti by Esty Wolbe

  27. Golden Shnitzel Bites by Brynie Greisman

  28. Sloppy Joe Pita Sandwiches from the Nitra Cookbook

  29. Mini Chicken Dogs by Chavi Feldman

  30. Allergy-Friendly French Toast by Chevy Slomovics and Raizy Janklowitz

  31. Tuna Tacos by Chayie Schlisselfeld

  32. Light, Refreshing Tuna Salad Sandwich by Sussy Krausz

  33. Three-Cheese Breakfast Pizza by Sara and Yossi Goldstein

  34. Turkey & Avocado Sandwich with Herby Slaw and Mustard-Mayo by Victoria Dwek

  35. Cheesy Orzo Mac and Cheese by Norene Gilletz

  36. Bright Chicken Burritos by Jamie Geller

Originally published March 2020. Updated and improved January 2022.