99 Lip-Smacking Sandwich Ideas for Kids (With Recipes Inside!)Surely they'll eat some of this!

Making kids’ lunches is a daily routine for a lot of us parents and sometimes providing our kids with variety can be a difficult challenge.

While some kids are happy to have the same fillings every day, others get bored and complain. “Not Vegemite again,” is one of my son’s most used phrases when packing school lunches in the mornings.

So we’ve put together some of our favourite healthy sandwich ideas for kids. And thank you to our community of mums who shared their favourite sandwich filling suggestions on our Facebook page!

Our favourite sandwich recipes:

Have you tried all the classics yet? You may be able to rotate these into the daily lunch box battle or you may discover a combination that your kids haven’t tried but actually love!

1. Tuna Salad Sandwich

www.bettycrocker.com

Check out the recipe here!


2. Plain Tuna Mayo Sandwich

via sortedfood.com

Check out the recipe here!


3. Vegemite and Cheese

via manusmenu.com

Check out the recipe here!


4. Egg Salad (egg and lettuce)

via marthastewart.com

Check out the recipe here!


5. Ham, Cheese and Tomato

via bakersdelight.com.au

Check out the recipe here!


6. Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato

www.jamesbeard.org

Check out the recipe here!


7. Tomato Mayo

via savorandsavvy.com

Check out the recipe here!


8. Cheesy Salami Tomato

via unclejerryskitchen.com

Check out the recipe here!


9. Cucumber, Cheese, Carrot

via rakskitchen.net

Check out the recipe here!


10. Cucumber Avocado

www.twopeasandtheirpod.com

Check out the recipe here!


11. Avocado Egg Salad

Check out the recipe here!


12. Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato

www.simplyrecipes.com

Check out the recipe here!


13. Salmon Salad

via bumblebee.com

Check out the recipe here!


14. Lemony Cucumber Cream Cheese

www.chewoutloud.com

Check out the recipe here!


15. Tuna Cream Cheese

www.eatgood4life.com

Check out the recipe here!


16. Salami and Cream Cheese

via natashaskitchen.com

Check out the recipe here!


17. Pepperoni Pizza-Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

via askchefdennis.com

Check out the recipe here!


18. Spinach Egg Sandwich

via www.shutterbean.com

Check out the recipe here!


19. Grilled Cheese and Pickled Onion Sandwich

via www.tasteofhome.com

Check out the recipe here!


20. Frittata Sandwich

via honestcooking.com

Check out the recipe here!


More sandwich fillings to try:

Savoury Sandwich Fillings

If your children are willing to explore a little bit, then why not give their taste buds a tangy twist with these savoury sandwich filling ideas.

ham and cheese bagel | Stay at Home Mum
via Bigstock

Danish Feta, Cucumber and Olive Tapenade

Cucumber, Turkey and Hummus

Roasted Veggies and Feta

Corned Beef, Cheese and Pickles

Salami, Swiss Cheese and Mayo

Ham and Potato Salad

Salmon, Avocado and Cream Cheese

Spinach, Ricotta and Sliced Lamb

Chicken, lettuce, tomato

Tuna, tomato, lettuce, cheese, mayo

Baked Beans, cheese, lettuce

Canned Spaghetti, cheese

Boiled egg and lettuce, ham

Coleslaw sandwich, ham

Fish, lettuce, tomato

Lettuce, tomato, cheese

Avocado, pepper and salt

Pickled onions and cheese


Sweet Sandwich Fillings

If your child has a sweet tooth, then these sandwich fillings may be more suited to his taste. And while they are sweet, they also contain fruit.  And fruit is healthy. So they are healthy. The end.

Nutella and banana sandwich | Stay at Home Mum
via Bigstock

Banana and Honey

Peanut Butter and Jam (not suitable for school)

Grated Apple and Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter and Banana (Not suitable for school)

Carrot, Sultanas and Cream Cheese

Sultanas and Peanut Butter

Nutella and Banana

Almond Spread and Banana

Nutella and strawberry

Honey, apple, sultanas

Jam and cream cheese

Apple and lemon butter

Apricot jam and banana

Raspberries and almond spread

Nutella and blueberries


Leftover Sandwich Fillings

What did you have for dinner last night? There are a number of leftover sandwiches you can make to not only reduce your food waste but also re-create the sandwich. Have you tried?

Meatball roll | Stay at Home Mum
via Bigstock

Roast Chicken and Pesto

Roast Chicken and Coleslaw

BBQ Chicken and Sweet Potato

Turkey, Cranberry Sauce and Cream Cheese

Chicken Schnitzel, Cheese and Salad

Meatballs and Cheese

Rissoles and Tomato Sauce

Quinoa Patties with Chutney

Savoury Mince and Grated Cheese (Sloppy Joes)

Roast Chicken, Mayonnaise and Avocado

Bolognaise, cheese, tomato

steak and salad

BBQ sausages, lettuce, cheese

Roasted Vegetables

Potato salad

Rissoles, lettuce, tomato

Fish, mayo, cheese

Mexican mince and salad

Lasagna and cheese

Pork chops and salad

Curry, tomato, lettuce

Roast beef, smoked cheese


Super Healthy Outside the Square Fillings

If you want your kids to love veggies, the following combinations will make them change their minds. Plus, schools will definitely approve this type of lunches because what else is healthier than veggies, right?

Vegan Tortilla Wrap | Stay at Home Mum
via Bigstock

Smashed chickpea and avocado

Avocado, Rocket and Feta Cheese

Vegetable Frittata Omelette slice and Rocket

Smashed Avocado, Kale, tomato

Pulled chicken and Avocado

Turkey, lettuce, tomato

Goats cheese and fig

Kalamata olives and tuna

Stuffed focaccia and lettuce

Spinach and boiled egg

Quinoa and salad

Lentils, lettuce, tomato, red onion

Fig, banana, almond spread

Roast vegetable, cream cheese

Mushrooms, kale, onion

Greek yogurt and pulled chicken

Hummus, lettuce, tomato

Salmon and wasabi


How do your kids prefer their sandwiches?

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