How to pack a healthy lunch

eat the rainbow

Discover how to pack a healthy, colourful lunch by eating the rainbow!

You don’t have to look far on Pinterest, Instagram or Facebook to discover a whole range of lunchbox bloggers creating nutritious lunches. Some are elaborate and take a lot of effort, but if you’re time-poor and don’t have time for fancy sandwich cutters or making animals out of fruit, then all you need to remember to make a healthy lunch is ‘eat the rainbow’.

We’ve put together a rainbow of foods to mix-and-match to pack for a healthy lunch:

Red

Blue/Purple

Orange/Yellow

Green

White/Brown

Cherry Tomatoes
Red capsicum
Strawberries
Cherries
Red grapes
Raspberries
Red apples
Baked beans
Blackberries
Blueberries
Purple grapes
Plums
Beetroot dip
Carrots
Rockmelon
Sweet potato
Mangoes
Corn
Oranges
Peaches
Nectarines
Apricots
Bananas
Asparagus
Avocados
Broccoli/ini
Snow Peas
Green apples
Green grapes
Kiwifruit
Celery
Cucumber
Pesto dip
Guacamole
Cauliflower
Brown pears
Mushrooms
White peaches
Dates
Eggs
Nuts
Yoghurt
Cooked Chicken
Hummus
Popcorn
Pretzels
Sandwich/wrap
 

Pick and mix from the columns, use our reference of how much kids eat and there you have it - a healthy 'eat the easy rainbow' lunchbox.

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