Eat and Drink 11 creative, healthy lunches to make for back-to-school season By MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated August 10, 2015 2:02 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A good lunch is essential to a good day. For parents, babysitters and students alike, making quick, health-concious and delicious lunches to eat during a short mid-day break can make all the difference. Whether you're making lunch for yourself or the whole family, here are a few easy recipes to improve the contents of your adult and kid friendly lunch box. PB & J Sushi Photo Credit: Skinny Mom So you're probably not going to roll raw fish and rice for lunch but this fun sandwich-style sushi can be eaten with chopsticks or your fingers for some gourmet PB&J flare. Get the recipe at skinnymom.com Raw Vegan Collard Wraps Photo Credit: Avocado Pesto All raw, these wraps use chopped veggies and more veggies for a healthy lunch with a satisfying crispiness. Get the recipe at avocadopesto.com Banana Dogs Photo Credit: The Village Cook Forget hot dogs, this banana dog is the perfect PB & J style lunch on a bun! Get the recipe at thevillagecook.com Sandwich Kebabs Photo Credit: My Mommy Style The same old sandwich gets boring every day -- give ingredients a makeover by putting them on a stick! Find the recipe at mymommystyle.com Sugar Snap Pea and Carrot Soba Noodles Photo Credit: Cookie and Kate This salad uses plenty of veggies but still packs in the noodle goodness! Get the recipe at cookieandkate.com Turkey Avocado Spring Rolls Photo Credit: White on Rice Couple Switch up your typical lunch sandwich with a rice paper wrapper, found at most grocery stores! Get the recipe at whiteonricecouple.com DIY Bistro Box Photo Credit: The Skinny Fork One of the most satisfying lunches is also the easiest! Grab some fruit, cheese and hard boil an egg or two for a simple, healthy lunch. Get the recipe at theskinnyfork.com Lemony Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumber and Feta Photo Credit: Fork Knife Swoon Just a handful of ingredients keep this easy to eat salad simple to make and plentiful to enjoy all week! Get the recipe at forkknifeswoon.com Crunchy Ramen Noodle Salad Photo Credit: Gimme Some Oven You've probably seen some variety of this salad at a potluck -- add some edamame for protein and you're set for lunch! Get recipe at gimmesomeoven.com DIY Burrito Bowl Photo Credit: Damn Delicious All you need is a bowl-like container with a sealable top to pre-make a burrito bowl that's ready-to-eat for lunch! Get the recipe at /damndelicious.net Warm Barley, Chickpea and Tomato Salad Photo Credit: Skinny Ms. Making this salad with just a few ingredients is easy for several days worth of lunches in a jar! Find the recipe at skinnyms.com By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.