Healthy Lunchbox Tips

Packing a healthy lunchbox for your little ones is key to ensuring that they stay energized and hydrated all day. We've put together a few lunchbox tips to help you ditch the sugary drinks and treats.

Cookie Cutter Sandwiches

What you’ll need:

  • Cookie cutter
  • Bread
  • Sandwich filling


  1. Prepare your sandwiches as you would normally.
  2. Using the cookie cutter, cut the sandwich into a fun shape that your kids love.
  3. Use any kind of sandwich filling that your child prefers – you can do something like cucumber sandwiches with a dash of mayonnaise. Whatever you child prefers.

Apple and peanut butter stack

What you’ll need:

  • Apples
  • Peanut butter


  1. Cut the apple into 4 pieces, cut away the core and cut the apple into slices.
  2. Spread the peanut butter onto each apple slice and stack them on top each other.

Happy Eggs

Eggs are a brilliant source of protein and when hard boiled, they easy to pop into a lunch box!

What you’ll need:

  • Hardboiled egg
  • Permanent marker


  1. Boil your eggs until they are hard boiled (between 7 and 10 minutes)
  2. Draw a creative picture, or face or cute message for your child on the egg with the permanent marker.


Is your little one fruit crazy? Take advantage of that and make them this healthy snack!

What you’ll need:

  • Apple, chopped
  • Pear, chopped
  • Grapes
  • Naartjie
  • Skewer


  1. Place a piece of fruit on the skewer, repeating until the skewer is full.
  2. Enjoy!

*Tip – purchase fun reusable skewers from your local grocery store.

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Do you have any lunchbox recipes you can share with us? Send us an inbox message on our Laager Rooibos Facebook, with your lunchbox recipe and a pic!