Peanut Free Lunch Ideas

As we go back to school, coming up with new peanut-free lunch ideas can be tricky! These 4 creative lunch box ideas can be easily prepped on a busy school morning, or use leftovers from the night before.

Tortilla ‘Sushi’

Make regular wraps more fun by turning them into pinwheels! Fill a tortilla with your favourite fillings and roll, then chop it into pieces. Try:

  • Turkey & cheese
  • Hummus and veggies
  • Wow Butter and jam

tortilla pinwheel bento boxBreakfast for Lunch

Switch it up – freeze leftover pancakes or waffles from the weekend and cook in the toaster, or use toaster waffles! All you need:

Burritos or Burrito Boxes

Try leftover kid-friendly quesadillas or create make-your-own burritos! Let kids assemble their own for lunch for extra fun. Pack:

  • Flour or corn tortillas
  • Seasoned ground beef, plant-based ground or black beans
  • Guacamole 
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Corn
  • Lettuce
  • Mild Salsa

Peanut free lunch ideas

Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Use cream cheese or dairy-free cream cheese with cucumber, avocado, tomato, or sprouts depending on what your kids like! Or try a sweet version with cream cheese and raspberry chia jam. Serve on whole-wheat bread or bagels, or roll them into pinwheels!

This dairy-free cream cheese from sunflower seeds is a great nut-free option!

Peanut free lunch ideas


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