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5 Gluten-Free Kid Friendly Lunch Recipes

Gluten-Free Lunch Recipes Your GF Kids Will Love!


Cooking a healthy, good tasting gluten-free lunch for your gluten-free kids doesn't have to hard. Kids love familiar foods and they love to eat the same kinds of foods their family and friends eat. Spaghetti, mac and cheese, chicken nuggets, Sloppy Joes and tuna casserole are dishes the whole family will enjoy, gluten-free or not.

When cooking for gluten-free kids, keep it simple and try some of our most popular gluten-free kid-friendly lunch recipes.

1. Gluten-Free Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Gluten-Free Spaghetti Recipe Image

Fast, easy, familiar, filling and delicious - kids young and old love spaghetti. And fortunately great tasting gluten-free pasta products are easy to find.

Recipe for Gluten-Free Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

2. Gluten-Free Macaroni and Cheese

Gluten-Free Macaroni and Cheese Recipe Image Teri Gruss
© 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

There are convenient boxed gluten-free macaroni and cheese products at most groceries today but they don't compare to the rich flavor of homemade gluten-free macaroni and cheese!

Recipe for Gluten-Free Macaroni and Cheese More Gluten-Free Pasta Recipes-

3. Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets

Gluten-Free Chicken Nugget Recipe Image Teri Gruss
Photo 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

Use gluten-free Rice Chex Cereal to make the "panko-style coating" for this crispy, crunchy good recipe for gluten-free chicken nuggets. Kids absolutely love this recipe.

Recipe for Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets

4. Gluten-Free Tuna Casserole

Gluten-Free Classic Tuna Casserole Image and Recipe
Image 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

This classic gluten-free tuna casserole recipe is a wonderful comfort food recipe and is so filling. Protein-rich tuna, cheese and a variety of vegetables make this an all around nutritious gluten-free lunch dish. For convenience, use canned gluten-free mushroom soup in this recipe or make your own homemade Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup.

Recipe for Gluten-Free Tuna Casserole

5. Gluten-Free Sloppy Joes

Photo (c) John Mitzewich

Hearing that Mom or Dad are serving Sloppy Joes for lunch, or dinner gets kids to the table fast! Sloppy Joes, full of savory hamburger sauce are rich in protein growing kids need. This recipe comes from our talented Guide to American Food. Be sure to use your favorite gluten-free hamburger bun when making this recipe.

Gluten-Free Sloppy Joe Recipe - Substitute Wheat Buns with Gluten-Free Buns!

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