Hunting ideas for lunch box recipes for kids is one of the most daunting tasks for most mums around the world, especially if the kids are demanding and fussy. As mothers, the ultimate agenda is to always fill their lunchboxes with nutrition and protein-rich foods. However, in addition to nutrition, you must also see that lunchbox food recipes taste great.
Here is a collection of healthy food recipes for kids that make for the perfect snack, dinner, and lunch as well.
Vegetable wraps are one of the most favourite recipes and can be made at any time during the day to satiate the hunger of your kids. Vegetable wraps isn’t a complicated dish and can be prepared using a few simple steps.
Slice onions, cabbage and tomatoes, carrots, and spring onions. Sprinkle some vinegar over them and keep them aside. Rinse them thoroughly and drain the excess water. Now prepare the spread using yogurt, mayo, and cheese. Add some minced garlic, chilies, mustard powder, pepper powder, and mustard. To this add some olive oil and some lemon juice. Mix everything and turn it into a spreading consistency. Now smear the spread over the chapati and place the shredded veggies and start rolling it up. Stick the edges and serve them hot with tomato ketchup.
Vegetable noodles are one of those healthy food recipes that you can prepare for lunchboxes and busy weeknights as well. It takes about 20 minutes to make 2 servings of vegetable noodles. Vegetable noodles can also be paired with Indo-Chinese side dishes.
How to Make:
Bring 5 cups of water to boil and add 2 packets of noodles and cook them till al dente sans turning them mushy. When the noodles are done, drain the excess water and rinse them thoroughly under cold running water. Sprinkle a teaspoon of oil and spread the noodles to prevent them from turning sticky. Now pour a tablespoon of olive oil in a hot wok and adjust the flame to medium. Add a tablespoon of chopped garlic and two slatted green chilies and fry them for 30 seconds. Fry them for a few seconds and add all the 3 cups of mixed veggies like cabbage, carrots, and bell pepper.
Toss and fry the veggies until they turn crunchy and then add the boiled noodles, followed by a tablespoon of soya sauce, a teaspoon of vinegar, and 2 tablespoons of hot sauce. Fry for another 2 minutes and serve hot.
3.Vegan Instant Arabiata Pasta
Vegetarian instant Arabiata pasta is one of the tastiest and healthiest lunch box recipes for kids that can be prepared in an instant pot. Spicy, tangy, and delicious are what best describe this dish.
How to Make:
Heat the pot and add a tablespoon of vegetable oil followed by a tablespoon of garlic and one cup of chopped onions and keep cooking until the onions turn translucent and the fragrance of garlic comes out. Now add a cup of diced tomatoes, a cup of tomato sauce, and 2 cup pasta of your preference and combine them to ensure the pasta is submerged in the gravy. Adjust the instant pot to ‘Manual’ for about 8 minutes and turn the knob to seal. Upon the timer goes off, turn the vale to Vent too Quick to release the formed pressure. And your yummy Arabiata pasta is ready.
Try these recipes and enjoy your kids devouring their lunchboxes like never before. These easy and healthy food recipes can also be prepared for other times of the day. The recipes are sure to woo the hearts of all mums and dads as they require only a few ingredients.