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10 Nut-Free Lunch Ideas

by Erin Dower

Packing nut-free school lunches can be tricky! Whether your child has a peanut or nut allergy himself or his school has banned nut products because of widespread allergies, you can find some creative and safe options that kids will love munching on at lunchtime. Add some fresh fruits and veggies, and any of these nut-free packaged snacks, and that's one tasty nut-free lunch!

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Nut-free lunch ideas, English muffin pizza with smiley face for kids nut free lunch

Mini Pizzas


Homemade mini pizzas make a yummy nut-free lunch, if your child is cool with eating cold pizza. Whip up some simple, kid-sized pizzas with pitas or English muffins as the crust. Try this basic pita-bread pizza or veggie pita pizza recipe, or make homemade English muffins as a delicious pizza foundation.

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August 29, 2014



Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.


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