We’re all spending more time at home right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You may find yourself running out of ideas of what to feed your family during this time. This may be especially true for lunch, a meal often eaten outside of the home during school and work.

To put together easy, tasty lunches, choose one from each category in the list below. You can choose more than one from the Vegetable and Fruit columns!


Whole Grain



Meat Bread Carrots Apple
Eggs Pasta Cucumber Banana
Nut Butters Tortillas Celery Orange
Beans Crackers Bell Pepper Grapes
Cheese Bagel Snap Peas Berries
Tofu Flat Bread Tomatoes Melon
Fish Rice Onion Kiwi

Here are some of our favorites:

Egg Sandwich

Egg + Toast + Tomatoes + Apple (on the side)

Fancy PB&J

Peanut butter + Bread + Strawberries + Cucumber (on the side)

Veggie Wrap

Hummus + Tortilla + Bell peppers + Tomatoes + Red Onions + Berries (on the side)

Pasta Salad

Cheese + Pasta + Cucumber + Tomatoes + Olives + Watermeon (on the side)

Black Bean Salad

Black Beans + Rice + Corn + Red Onion + Banana (on the side)

Tofu Salad

Baked Tofu + Rice + Lettuce + Oranges (on the side)

Turkey Burger

Turkey + Bun + Lettuce + Tomato + Carrots (on the side) + Watermelon (on the side)

Taco Bowls

Ground Chicken + Rice + Lettuce + Tomato + Red Onion + Lettuce + Banana (on the side)

Tuna Salad

Tuna + Crackers + Celery + Red Onion + Grapes (on the side)

Cracker Sandwich

Deli Turkey + Crackers + Carrots (on the side) + Apples (on the side)