Healthy lunchbox recipes that will surprise your kids everyday
Packing Vegetables along with a Phulka or Tawa Paratha makes a wholesome lunch box for older children. I try to pack vegetables that are dry and not with gravy, as the children find it easier to pick up vegetables and eat them quickly. Packing a cup of yogurt or curd rice along with this combination, makes the meal complete and wholesome. You could alternatively pack it with fruits to make the end of the meal refreshing.
Aloo Bhindi and roti
Skip the same ol’ sandwiches and upgrade to these outside-the-lunch-box surprises. Your kids’ faces will light up when they see that you’ve taken lunch to the next level.
Every mom or dad who makes lunches for kids knows the goals: avoid total jettisoning of lunch into trash by picky eater; hope she or he doesn’t trade healthy apple for can of soda; nudge the menu past the old standbys before complete boredom sets in on Day 123 (kids need lunches, on average, 180 times a year).
Here are a few strategies built around some core preferences which are yummy as well as nutritious.