Ready-to-Go: Healthy snacks for school lunch boxes

One less thing to think about in the morning rush - our pick of the best snacks to pop in the kids packed lunch boxes

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Ready-to-Go: Healthy snacks for school lunch boxes

Make light work of the school-run rush with these ready prepared and portion controlled snack pots, pouches and packets for the kids lunch boxes. Many are gluten-free, diary-free, vegan or low sugar making them a convenient and healthy addition to any school lunch break.

POUCHES: Fruit purees, yogurts and even puddings are the perfect sweet treat. No mess and no spoons required as they just squeeze and eat.

GOGO SQUEEZ Apple Peach Puree
THE COCONUT COLLABORATIVE Strawberry & Banana Yogurt
THE COLLECTIVE FOR KIDS Vanilla Puds

SNACK BARS: The perfect alternative to a calorie-ladder or sugary biscuit bars. Filled with good stuff like oats, dried fruits and cereals. Always check – as it’s required by most nurseries and schools – that they are nut-free. 

PULSIN Kids Fruity Oat Bar
THE PRIMAL PANTRY 100% Real Food Bar
GET FRUITY Bar
ELLA'S KITCHEN Fruit & Oat Bar
BOKA Cereal Bar
ORGANIX GOODIES Soft Oaty Bar

PACKETS: There is so much more choice for kids lunch boxes today than a bog standard packet of crisps. Choose from popcorn, puffed pulses, fruit crisps, mini rice cakes or breadsticks, pretzels and more. These ensure children won’t get bored from Monday to Friday.

PROPER CORN Kids Popcorn (coming September)
MARTY'S Popped Chickpea Crisps
NIM'S Kids Fruit Crisps
LITTLE DISH Chickpea Pop Pops
BUNDLZ Oats, Cereal & Raisin
BEPPS Puff Snacks
INDIE BAY Pretzel Bites
MAVERICKS Lil' Brix
HIPPEAS Organic Chickpea Puffs
THE HAPPY SNACK COMPANY Roasted Fava Beans
KALLO Corn & Rice Snacks
KIDDYLICIOUS Veggie Straws

FRUIT ROLLS: Flakes, rolls or peelers there is more than one way to ensure they get one-of-their-5-a-day – as they are made with real fruit and fruit juices. We’re not saying eating or packing a piece of fresh fruit isn’t easy but, it’s all about variety and these are fun and convenient for say, a school trips or class picnic.

FRUIT BOWL Peelers
KIDDYLICIOUS Fruit Wiggles
WILD MADE Fruit Rolls
FRUIT BOWL Flakes
KELLOGG'S Fruit Winders
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