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56 Foods For Grain-Free School Lunches

School is right around the corner, healthy lunches are important, but they take work. Life just got easier! Here’s 56 foods for grain-free school lunches.

When it comes to eating healthy, we are staunch advocates of eating By Design. It’s simply the fastest way to FEEL BETTER, HAVE MORE ENERGY, BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE…in short, get incredible results.

That said, having an extensive list of food options to pack in your little ones lunch box only makes your job more complicated.

Each of the food options below are:

  1. Simple to prep
  2. By Design
  3. Taste great
  4. Easy to pack

Of course, there’s endless more you can add to your own personal list based on preferences, tastes and availability, but this handy list will get you started and probably even keep you going for a very long time.


  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Chicken Sausage
  • Slow Cooked Chicken
  • Ham Roll-Ups
  • Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets
  • Egg Salad
  • Leftover Anything!
  • Shish Kebab
  • Turkey Roll-Ups
  • Salami Slices
  • Steak
  • Summer Sausage
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Meatballs
  • Tuna Salad
  • Cheese
  • Greek Yogurt with Whey Protein
  • Bacon


  • Spinach
  • Sliced Tomato
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cherry Tomato
  • Olives
  • Nori (seaweed) Chips
  • Celery
  • Pickles
  • Cucumbers
  • Beets


  • Banana (whole or chips)
  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Strawberries
  • Apricots
  • Plantain Chips
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Applesauce
  • Pears
  • Kiwi
  • Oranges


  • Nut Butter
  • Pistachios
  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Macadamias
  • Olive Oil & Vinegar Dip
  • Avocado
  • Walnuts


  • Veggie Sticks
  • Raw Honey
  • Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Trail Mix
  • Nut Thins
  • Grain-Free Muffins
  • Dates

Isn’t it relieving to think about your kids heading off to school with a nutrient dense, easy to pack lunch that they’ll actually enjoy eating? As a parent, I know nothing is more important to me than my kids health and happiness…it’s nice to know that having a simple school lunch plan can give us one less thing to worry about when it come our littles!

What did I miss? What school lunch staples would you add to this list?



Dr. Jamie Richards

I’m Jamie and I’m obsessed with health, passionate about maximizing performance and love being an expert in Bio-Structural Restoration™. As the CEO and founder of Life By Design Inc. I have the drive to lead our community toward extraordinary lives. I am in love with my wife, Dana, daughters Andie & Scottie, I’m fanatical about modern design, and I’m deeply committed to the pursuit of a happy life.

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