My daughter will be starting school in a couple weeks and I've been trying to think of some ideas to keep things fun and new for her lunch box. Here are some ideas I've come up with:
**Bar-S Bologna rolled up, cheese sticks, cubes or slices, and a piece of fresh fruit
**Deli meat (gluten-free brands - Hillshire farms is gluten free, along with some other brands) on buttered gluten-free bread, cheese, and fresh fruit
**Peanut butter on "Nut Thins" (Blue Diamond brand), carrot and celery sticks sticks, and yogurt
**Frozen gluten-free waffles, toasted and cut into waffle sticks to dip into syrup
**Amy's frozen macaroni and cheese can be heated up and put into a thermos
Some snack ideas:
**Lay's Products are gluten-free, so you can include potato chips, Fritos, Doritos, Funyuns, Cheetos, and Tostitos in a lunch box, too. Pace Salsa and Ortega chunky salsas are gluten free. Bison French Onion Dip is Gluten-free.
**Velveeta is gluten-free (a Kraft product), so you can make Velveeta and salsa for a cheesy dip with a little zip.
**Celery or Carrot sticks and peanut butter is a wonderful snack.
**Mi-Del makes some really good cookies, as does Pamela's
**Jennies Coconut Macaroons are really yummy and gluten-free
**Kinnikinnick makes donuts! We love the cinnamon sugar kind, but they also have chocolate dip and vanilla dip, which we haven't tried yet, but I hear they are very good. They must be kept frozen until ready to microwave and serve, but we recently microwaved one and put it in a baggie for later and it was still really good.
I will add more ideas as I come up with them.