Honey is a natural for yummy and delish lunch box ideas

pure and natural, honey is a versatile sweetener for many recipes

My appearances last week on TV and radio spots from coast to coast had me talking about easy and healthy ways to pack lunch boxes (natch!). Read more about that (and WATCH me!) here.

Among other things, I shared a couple of recipe ideas from the National Honey Board’s website, Honey.com, and talked a bit about the versatility and benefits of using honey, since it’s such a pure and natural sweetener.

So today I bring you…

MORE recipes and ideas, all using HONEY, for your lunch box meals…

Greek yogurt is one of my favorite foods. But if you don’t care for it plain, drizzle a little honey on it like Kendra of Biting the Hand that Feeds You does:

honey drizzled plain Greek yogurt as part of a healthy lunch - packed in EasyLunchboxes

Speaking of delicious Greek yogurt, here’s how Corey of Family Fresh Meals makes hers extra special:

recipes for Greek yogurt sweetened with honey - great for lunch boxes

Clean eating from The Roxx Box

black-rice-glazed-salmon - clean eating for lunch

Another RECIPE  from The Roxx Box – Hoisin Glazed Meatballs & Confetti Slaw:

Hoisin-glazed meatballs and confetti slaw for a lunch packed in EasyLunchboxes

Little lunch box treats … that include VEGGIES!

Easy and quick  to make. From MOMables:
carrot zucchini bars your kids will love - great for lunch boxes - sweetened with honey

Bircher Müsli recipe from Mamabelly’s Lunches with Love:
Bircher Musli recipe

Great for lunch time or snack time, no bake bars or balls are always a hit.
This recipe’s from Cristi of Bent on Better Lunches:

SunButter balls sweetened with honey - great for lunch boxes

No-bake energy bars from Nina of Mamabelly’s Lunches With Love:

no bake energy bites - great for packing in EasyLunchboxes

And here’s a gluten-free version from Keeley McGuire Blog:

no bake bitty bites with sunbutter gluten free nut free

Fall’s signature squash gives a granola bar recipe extra ooomph!
From Astrid of Lunches Fit for a Kid:

pumpkin granola bars sweetened with honey - great for a lunch box

► Additional granola bar recipe from Shannon of BentoLunch.net is HERE. It uses honey to bind it all together and has no peanut butter

Trader Joe’s toaster waffles with SunButter and honey.
From Kendra of Biting the Hand That Feeds You:

SunButter and honey waffle sandwich for lunch

Honey is used in this lunch for eating as well as “crafting” – the little giraffe spots are “glued” down with honey 🙂
From Michelle of Creative Food:

creative fun food - giraffe bento - packed in EasyLunchboxes

Play with your food! From Keeley McGuire Blog:

honey sticks are fun to include in a lunch box

And of course, a healthier twist on a traditional favorite. By Laura, SuperGlue Mom:

For your lunch box: cinammon raisin newtons. Homemade.

Learn about honey’s natural benefits, and find hundreds more recipes using honey HERE