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Lunch Box Ideas For All Ages

Lunch Box Ideas For All Ages - theskinnyfoodco

Lunch Box Ideas For All Ages

In need of some lunch box inspiration? We've got you covered.

Here, we have included a selection of super easy, fun and healthy alternative lunch ideas perfect for any lunch box. 

1. Sweet Chilli Wraps

With tons of flavour, juicy salad and succulent chicken, all these wraps needed was a delicious serving of our Virtually Zero Sweet Chilli Sauce! These would be perfect for a packed lunch or an easy dinner for the whole family. 

Our Virtually Zero Sweet Chilli Sauce has just the right level of spicy kick, this tangy sauce will sure be a firm favourite. Of course, it tastes great in more than wraps - a great dipping sauce, stirred into a creamy pasta sauce, or even on top of a cheesy toastie!

View the recipe.

sweet chili wraps low cal and low sugar sauce

2. Pizza Pasta

Create the ultimate Italian Dish, combing pasta AND pizza into one delicious meal.

Simply add our low sugar Fakeaway Pizza Sauce to cooked pasta and top with chopped tomatoes,  basil and grated cheese.

homemae creamy tomato pasta healthy italian meals

3. Sweet Chilli Noodles

Recreate a popular Asian-infused dish from the comfort of your own home!

Using our low sugar Sweet Chilli Sauce and Gluten Free Noodles, follow the below recipe to make your very own Sweet Chilli Chicken Noodles.



  1. Chop your veggies up, ready to throw into a frying pan sprayed with our Low Calorie Cooking Spray.
  2. Before adding the veg, starting frying the diced chicken before adding the seasoning. Wait until cooked through.
  3. Add the veg, and once ready, add a large serving of our sweet chilli sauce. 
  4. Drain the water off of the noodles, and then rinse well. Then either add the noodles to the sauce mixture or add them to a second pan full of boiling water.
  5. Once ready, add to a plate before adding the chicken mix and there you have it, sweet chilli chicken noodles!
low cal, low carb sweet chilli chicken noodles

4.  3 Ingredient Cheesy Stars

Cheesy little pastry stars that are perfect for any snack, party, lunchbox, on the go, picnic or busy parent! You won't believe how easy they are and how quick they are to make. All you need is 3 ingredients, the star of the show (see what we did there) being our incredible high protein Vegan Shaker! The perfect alternative to parmesan! And if you want to make the recipe vegan as a whole, simply leave out the egg wash! You're going to love them!

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puffy vegetable cheesy stars

5. Vegetable Tarts

Full of tasty vegetables, light mozzarella and low sugar Fakeaway Pizza Sauce, this vegetable tart recipe is the perfect snack to eat fresh, or to save for on-the-go lunches.

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pizza sauce fakeaway sauce inspired on italian meal

6. Salad with The Skinny Food Co Dressing

Dress up a boring salad with The Skinny Food Co Salad Dressing Range!

The Skinny Food Co Skinny Vinaigrettes are either Zero Calories or Virtually Zero® and contain Zero Sugar, Zero Fat *Per Serving*.

These yummy salad dressings are fantastic for enhancing the taste of your salads without adding a single calorie. We use vigorously tested ingredients and have spent a long time formulating and perfecting our recipes. This is what makes our Skinny salad dressings or vinaigrettes different, as they are absolutely delicious, but do not contain tonnes of calories and bad ingredients.

healthy cesear salad

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7. Creative Sandwiches

Jazz up your standard sandwich by using shape cutters, these could be in the shape of a star, a heart, a dinosaur - you name it! Or, exercise your creative an go free hand to make the cutest sandwiches that your kids will absolutely love.

creatively cut sandwiches ideal for school lunches

8. Peanut Butter and Veggies

A quick and easy snack! Mix and match some of your favourite raw vegetables such as carrots, peppers, celery or cucumber and pair with The Skinny Food Co Peanut Butter, available in Smooth, Crunchy, Salted Caramel and Cookie Dough flavours.

peanut butter dipping snack perfect for lunch

9. The Skinny Food Co Chocolate Snack Pots

Picture your favourite chocolate snack pot, and trust us when we say, this tastes even better. And the best bit? It’s low calorie and low sugar. It’s an ideal on the go convenient more-ish snack which will curb your sweet cravings and leave you feeling happy and satisfied!

Available in Hazelnut, Chocolate Orange, White Chocolate and Milk Chocolate flavours.

Skinny Chocaholic Snack Pot - 22g - theskinnyfoodco

10. The Skinny Food Co Malt Balls

Perfect for chocaholics fanatics who are slimming or counting calories, but still desire a delicious guilt free snack!

Lavishly tasty with no-added sugar these Skinny Malt Balls are delightfully sweet and ever so crunchy, satisfying cravings for less than 100 calories.

These babies sold out in under 48 hours - so make sure you don't miss out!

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chocaholic malt balls low calorie chocolate as part of chocaholic collection


11. Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

These homemade cereal bars, made with our Low Sugar ingredients are the perfect addition to the kid's lunchboxes, would make a delicious breakfast, or even an afternoon snack. A delicious combination of some of our best selling products- 100% Smooth Peanut Butter, Zero Calorie Maple Syrup and our Low Sugar Chocaholic Hazelnut Spreadthe entire family will love these low sugar cereal bars!

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Peanut butter cereal bars made at home

12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are so easy to make and so delicious too! Enjoy them as a snack, a dessert with some low calorie ice cream, enjoy them on the go or pop in your children's lunchbox! (They'll definitely thank you for it!).

These cookies are palm oil free and higher in protein using our incredible Smooth Peanut Butter and drizzled in our low sugar Chocaholic Hazelnut Spread meaning they're healthier all round!

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chocolate covered cookies using our chocaholic spread

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