5 Easy Back to School Lunch Box Recipes from Del Monte

Master your lunchbox game

Master Your Lunchbox Game

It’s back to school time and Del Monte Fresh Produce is helping you master your lunchbox game with 5 easy lunch box recipes.

Packed in my EasyLunchboxes, these recipes will inspire you, and your kids will love them. Be sure to visit Del Monte’s website for even more delicious ideas for every meal.

Each school lunch idea below was originally posted on the Del Monte Fresh Produce Facebook Page.

Banana Waffle Sandwich

banana waffle sandwich packed in EasyLunchboxes

There’s a simple rule that everything gets better when you put it between waffles. Your kids will love this breakfast-as-lunch sandwich!

1 Del Monte Fresh banana
1 Del Monte Fresh nectarine
2 frozen waffles
Peanut butter

1. Toast the waffles in a toaster
2. Spread peanut butter on the waffles
3. Add Del Monte Fresh banana and nectarine and create sandwich

Sides: Del Monte Fresh grapes Del Monte Fresh Cut mangoes

Beefy Cracker Stacker

Beefy Cracker Stacker packed in EasyLunchboxes

Healthy Cracker Stacker:

2 slices Del Monte Fresh tomato
2 oz. lower-sodium roast beef
1/2-oz. slice white cheddar

2 Del Monte Gold Extra Sweet Pineapple and Del Monte Fresh cherry skewers
Sliced Del Monte Fresh cucumber

Fresh Chicken Pineapple Salad

Fresh Chicken Pineapple Salad packed in EasyLunchboxes

Try this recipe packed with protein and fiber to get your kids through the day.

Mixed greens
2 oz. grilled or rotisserie-style chicken
1/4 cup chopped Del Monte Fresh tomatoes
2 chopped slices of Del Monte Gold Extra Sweet Pineapple Sides: 1 Sliced Del Monte Fresh apple 2 tablespoons ranch dressing


Guac-Adillas packed in EasyLunchboxes

Quesadilla + Del Monte Fresh Guac = Guac-adillas! This lunch will make you a guac-star parent.

1 flour tortilla
¼ cup grated cheese
1 teaspoon butter
Del Monte Fresh Guac

1. Spread guacamole on 1 half of the tortilla and then sprinkle with shredded cheese
2. Warm a skillet over low heat and add 1 teaspoon of the butter. Place the tortilla in the skillet and cook until it is lightly brown, about 2 minutes.
3. Fold the tortilla over and cook until the cheese is melted

Sides: Del Monte Fresh cherries Hard-boiled egg

Avocado Shrimp Skewers

Avocado Shrimp Skewers packed in EasyLunchboxes

Here’s a perfect lunch for your little “shrimps” 😉 This is a great way to get picky eaters to try seafood.

1. Take 4-inch wooden skewers
2. Thread 1 cooked shrimp, a Del Monte Fresh cucumber cube, tomato cube and avocado cube onto each skewer.
3. Dip in teriyaki or pineapple sauce

Sides: Whole grain crackers
Del Monte Fresh nectarine slices

This one’s good for pinning on Pinterest. Thanks for sharing 🙂

Back to school lunch box recipes from Del Monte. Packed in @easylunchboxes