Here are over 30 family friendly recipes that are safe for nut free schools and super delicious. Everything from breakfasts on the go, lunch box recipes, after school snacks, and you can’t forget a lunch box dessert! Prepare to get an A+ in meal planning with these recipes.
All the recipes are different but in general they are:
Free From: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Coconut, Fish, Shellfish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, Lupin, Sulfites
Optional Free from: Wheat, gluten, dairy, casein, eggs, soy, celery, corn, sesame, mustard, nightshades, tomatoes, and more
No matter if you are in need of a quick, on-the-go breakfast or have time for sitting down in the morning, these breakfasts are ready to fill you up and keep you going.
1. Gluten and Nut Free Granola
You just need 1 bowl and a few simple, wholesome ingredients to make this easy granola recipe. It’s so customizable to suit your tastes and your allergies! Make sure to read the comments for how readers have adapted this recipe for their dietary needs for some delicious ideas!
2. Granola Bars
These granola bars are soft and chewy with tons of chocolate chips! Add any sort of add-ins you like, things like pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, or dried fruits make them your favorite flavor.
3. Chocolate Granola Bark
Right on the edge of breakfast and dessert, this is the best part of granola bars made into granola bark! Add extras like flax seeds, hemp seeds, or pumpkin seeds for extra crunch.
4. Oatmeal Bars
These baked oatmeal bars combine simple ingredients for a creamy, soft, chewy, and delicious bar! This is perfect to make on Sunday and enjoy all week long.
5. High Protein Pancakes
Who doesn’t love a tall stack of pancakes? These pancakes are made with extra protein powder, the batter comes together quickly, and you can add in your favorite add-ins like berries for a yummy way to start the day.
6. Protein Chocolate Muffins
Maybe the only thing better than pancakes are chocolate protein muffins!
7. Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins
These gluten free blueberry muffins are tall, soft, fluffy, and totally delicious!
8. Chocolate Banana Protein Shake
For the ultimate on-the-go breakfast, nothing can beat a chocolate protein shake!
9. Gluten Free Banana Muffins
All the delicious flavors of banana bread but in a handy dandy muffin! Soft, fluffy, and totally no gluten or dairy is needed to make these.
10. 3 Styles of Overnight Oats
One of my favorite breakfasts to make, here are 3 different recipes in one! Make apple pie, blueberry parfait, or carrot cake inspired overnight oats. Perfect to pack and enjoy while on the way to school.
11. Apple Cinnamon Muffins
For the most fall time recipe ever, these apple muffins are my go-to for a quick and healthy-ish muffin that is so soft, so fluffy, and made without nuts.
12. Chicken Salad without Celery
A classic sandwich that can be turned into a salad topper with ease! This one is free from celery, helping out not only people with celery allergies, but also picky eaters who may not enjoy the celery taste.
13. Chickpea of the Sea Sandwiches
If you are fish free but still want to enjoy a tuna sandwich, this one is perfect! Made with chickpeas, this salad can be used on bread or on top of greens depending on which you prefer. It also is great on rice cakes with some avocado slices.
14. Egg Free Egg Salad Sandwiches
Another lunchbox classic recipe! These egg free egg salad sandwiches uses sprouted tofu as the base, making it super easy on the tummy to digest. Place it in a sandwich, on top of crackers, or just enjoy by the spoonful.
15. Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich
If you are looking for a way to eat your vegetables at lunch time, this sandwich is perfect! Super flavorful thanks to the hummus and dressing, with lots of notes on how to make it dairy free. This is my favorite sandwich to pack for a lunch or picnic.
16. Sunbutter and Banana Wraps
For a meal that can be eaten on the go and works for either breakfast or for lunch, you are gonna love these sun butter and banana wraps! Fill with any type of nut or seed butter that you enjoy and it’s a great, filling meal.
17. Dairy Free Italian Pinwheels
Perfect for packing in a lunchbox or for an after school snack! These can be made dairy free, egg free, gluten free, and more. Lots of techniques to customize to different allergens included, along with a list of my favorite dairy free cream cheeses.
18. Rainbow Veggie Wraps
Similar to my veggie sandwich, but this time in a wrap for even easier eating!
19. Gluten Free Flatbread
Perfect for wrapping up all sorts of yummy fillings, these easy to make flatbreads are made with just 5 simple ingredients, including no yeast, no eggs, and totally vegan!
20. Dairy Free Sandwich Bread
Elevate any sandwich from good to great with this easy to make in one bowl dairy free sandwich bread! If you are new to working with yeasted bread, this recipe includes step by step instructions with lots of photos to walk you through every step.
Something sweet to finish off the lunch break!
21. Top 9 Allergy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
The ultimate in classic cookies, these chocolate chip cookies are free from most of the top allergens, including the top 9. Soft yet chewy, you can’t stop with just one!
22. Egg Free Brownies
A slice of a brownie in a lunchbox just makes the rest of the afternoon better. These dairy and egg free brownies are so rich and fudgy, that people will be asking you to bring a slice for them.
23. Gluten Free Brownies
Soft, chewy, thick, and chocolatey gluten free brownies is totally possible and totally impossible to tell they are gluten free!
24. Gluten Free Rice Crispy
Wrapped up in a lunchbox these classic treats are so full of nostalgia but just as sweet as ever. Includes where to find in store or online places for the best gluten free rice crispy cereals.
25. Sunbutter Cookies
Just like peanut butter cookies, only without the peanuts! These thick and chewy sunbutter cookies are totally amazing and taste really similar to peanut butter.
26. Gluten Free Soft Sugar Cookies
Who doesn’t stop and gaze at these cookies when grocery shopping? Now you can enjoy them yourself with this gluten free recipe!
27. Hostess Cupcakes
Another classic treat made allergy friendly! These Hostess Cupcakes are gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and nut free. Filled with a marshmallow filling, chocolate ganache on top, and with the little squiggles, they look like the originals and taste even better!
After School Snacks
28. Trail Mix
This trail mix is totally nut free! Made with seeds, dried fruits, and tiny pretzels, it is really allergy friendly and totally safe for nut free schools.
29. S’mores Trail Mix
What’s better than trail mix? How about a s’mores trail mix! Free of all nuts, this can be made gluten free as well.
30. Gluten Free Chex Mix
This gluten free Chex mix is not only a great appetizer, it also makes for a really yummy after school snack! Great for packing in containers for car rides in between after school activities or as a snack for movie night.
31. Dairy Free Fruit Dip
This easy to mix up dairy free fruit dip is a great way of getting kids to enjoy more fruits! Plus, the adults love it, too.
32. Energy Bites
These little chocolate energy bites are the perfect hand sized snack. Totally nut, seed, and coconut free!
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