Back to School Lunchbox Ideas 

Three sample plant-based lunchboxes–each containing a fruit, vegetable, carbohydrate, healthy fat, and protein–to help kick off the school year. Bean & Rice Burrito with a simple dressing of sesame tahini, fresh lemon juice, and salt. Optional add-ins could include spinach and pre-cooked tempeh strips. Strawberries, blueberries and apple, carrots and cucumber with a little treat of dairy-free chocolate chips + almonds (or use sunflower seeds if nut-free).Crackers (cracker recipe from The Kitchn blog), vegan cheese slices and hummus (Blender Hummus recipe from the Fat Free Vegan blog). Sugar snap peas + cherry tomatoes with an optional drizzle of balsamic dressing. Next, choose a fruit and nut or seed that will taste okay if some balsamic dressing drips over, such as dates and strawberries + cashews, walnuts or sunflower seeds.Mashed avocado sandwich mashing 1/2 an avocado, a tsp tahini, a splash lemon juice, + salt & pepper (or use hummus instead) topping with radish or cucumber slices + optional sliced red pepper or tomato. Celery sticks + apple slices & almond butter for dipping (or blend tahini with dates for a dipping sauce). Cashews, vegan chocolate chips, + adding roasted chickpeas (not shown in photo) would boost the protein content. 

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  1. Thank you for including my lunch ideas! I love these types of posts!

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