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  • Shivaas Ghassi

School Tiffin Recipes: Delicious & Nutritious

Updated: Jan 28

Ensuring that your child has a wholesome and enjoyable meal at school is essential for their energy, focus, and overall well-being. These school tiffin recipes are designed to be not only delicious but also packed with nutrients to support your child's growth and development.


1. Veggie Packed Pasta Salad


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked whole wheat pasta

  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced

  • 1/4 cup bell peppers, diced

  • 1/4 cup carrots, shredded

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions:

  • In a bowl, mix cooked whole wheat pasta with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, and shredded carrots.

  • In a separate small container, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.

  • Pack the pasta salad and the dressing separately to maintain freshness. Add grated Parmesan cheese just before serving.


Veggie packed pasta salad for School tiffin recipe

2. Hummus and Veggie Wraps


Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat tortillas

  • 1/2 cup hummus

  • 1/4 cup cucumber, julienned

  • 1/4 cup bell peppers, thinly sliced

  • 1/4 cup shredded lettuce

  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced

Instructions:

  • Spread a layer of hummus on a whole wheat tortilla.

  • Place julienned cucumber, sliced bell peppers, shredded lettuce, and cherry tomatoes on the hummus-covered tortilla.

  • Roll the tortilla tightly to form a wrap. Slice into bite-sized pieces for easy eating.


Hummus & veggie wrap for school tiffin recipe

3. Banana and Almond Butter Sandwich


Ingredients:

  • Whole grain bread slices

  • Almond butter

  • Sliced bananas

  • Honey (optional)

Instructions:

  • Spread a layer of almond butter on a slice of whole grain bread.

  • Arrange sliced bananas on the almond butter.

  • Drizzle with honey if desired and top with another slice of bread to make a delicious and filling sandwich.


Banana & butter almond sandwich for school tiffin recipe

4. Mini Veggie Quiches


Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/2 cup diced vegetables (bell peppers, spinach, tomatoes)

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Grated cheese (optional)

Instructions:

  • In a bowl, whisk eggs and milk together. Add diced vegetables, salt, and pepper.

  • Pour the mixture into greased mini muffin tins.

  • Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 15-20 minutes or until the quiches are set.

  • Let them cool before packing them into the tiffin box.



Mini veggie quiches for school tiffin recipe

5. Fruit Salad with Yogurt


Ingredients:

  • Assorted fruits (apple slices, berries, grapes, kiwi)

  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt

  • Honey (optional)


Instructions:

  • Chop assorted fruits and combine them in a bowl.

  • Mix in vanilla yogurt and drizzle with honey if desired.

  • Pack the fruit salad in a container, keeping the yogurt separate to maintain freshness.


Fruit salad with yogurt for school tiffin recipe

These school tiffin recipes ensure that your child gets the nutrition they need while enjoying tasty and diverse meals throughout the day. Make sure to consider any allergies or dietary restrictions your child may have when preparing these recipes.

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