Gluten-free recipes for school lunchboxes

by Katrina - The Organised Housewife

It’s hard enough to fill school lunchboxes each day, but when your child needs gluten-free options, it can be even more challenging. Here are some new ideas for a gluten-free lunchbox.

If you’re struggling to think of gluten-free options for your child’s lunchbox, I’ve found some great recipes and ideas to make lunchtime fresh, nutritious and delicious.


no green stuff veggie slice

There’s plenty of veggies in this No Green Stuff Veggie Slice but none of them are green so the kids probably won’t notice!

frittata bites

These Frittata Bites are great to use up leftover vegetables – super tasty and totally gluten free.

BLT salad lunch

Super fast to throw together on a busy morning, this BLT Salad Lunch is so delicious. Add a boiled egg to fill hungry tummies and store in a divided lunchbox

air fryer sausage rolls

This simple Air Fryer Sausage Rolls recipe was super popular on Tik Tok and it’s gluten free! 

chicken cakes

A great option for lunch, my Chicken Cakes recipe will fill them up and they taste great too.

5-ingredient frittata

This gluten-free Frittata is great served either hot in a thermos or cold. It’s also lactose-free and low FODMAP so a great option for kids with various food intolerances.

gluten-free snack ideas

honey popcorn

This lunchbox treat is a just a little bit fancy – Honey Popcorn is bound to be a favourite!

gluten free jammy dodgers

These Gluten Free Jammy Dodgers can easily be made dairy free with a simple ingredient swap. If you’ve never cooked with xanthan gum before, it can be bought in Woollies.

gluten free blueberry muffins

Muffins are always a great make-ahead recipe and perfect lunchbox fillers. This Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins recipe is a winner. 

apricot balls

With only two ingredients, these Apricot Balls are super delicious and fast to make.

gluten free banana bread

With a moist texture and subtle sweetness, this Banana Bread is a great option for lunchbox snacks. 

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