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15 Meatless Lunch Sandwiches That Kids Will Love

True story: These are sandwiches to make for your kids and enjoy eating yourself.

1. Goat Cheese and Honey Sandwich

You can make this sandwich in less than five minutes. Recipe here.

2. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Avocado & Feta Sandwich

The key to this easy sandwich recipe: Jarred or canned roasted red peppers.

3. Roasted Red Pepper, Baby Arugula, & Goat Cheese Sandwich

Another sandwich simplified by pre-roasted red peppers, this recipe is perfect for kids. (Arugula too spicy for the youngin’? Go with spinach, romaine, or whatever you have in the fridge.)

4. Tomato Sandwich

The star of this sandwich is an excellent tomato, so if it’s the wrong season, don’t bother. Recipe here.

5. Vit-A-Man Sandwich

Don’t get caught up in the specifics here. Whatever raw vegetables you have on hand will do the trick. Recipe here.

6. Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Give this old classic a new twist by drizzling honey on top of the banana layer. Recipe here.

7. Cheesy Sandwiches

Feel free to sub in microwaved frozen broccoli instead of boiling your own, or to just substitute with extra carrots or peppers to make it easier. Recipe here.

8. Cream Cheese and Cukes

Feeling fancy? Use scallion cream cheese. Recipe here.

9. Cool Refried Bean Wrap

The wrap makes it more fun, but this works on bread too. Recipe here.

10. Avocado Egg Salad

The Greek yogurt and avocado in this recipe mean no mayo is necessary to achieve your desired level of creaminess. Add whatever greens you have on hand if your kid will eat them.

11. Roasted Red Pepper Spread Sandwich

The simplicity of this recipe will SHOCK YOU.

12. Avocado Lettuce Tomato (ALT) Sandwich

Sorry bacon, this sandwich don’t need you no more. Recipe here.

13. Cheddar and Apple Sandwich

Your kid will never look at an apple the same way again. (This recipe calls for grilling and uses walnut bread. Feel free to use whatever bread you have on hand, and sub mustard for making it grilled.)

14. Cottage Cheese and Blackberries Sandwich

Fresh berries > Old jam. Recipe here.

15. Goat Cheese and Roasted Vegetables Sandwich

The beauty of this sandwich is you can use whatever leftover vegetables you have from dinner the night before, even though the recipe calls for roasted peppers.

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