Nut-Free Back to School Lunchbox Ideas

Nut-Free Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas

As a parent, back-to-school time can be hectic. You're trying to get your kids ready for the new school year while also dealing with your work and other responsibilities. One thing that you don't want to have to worry about is what to pack for your child's lunchbox. If you have a child with a nut allergy, this can be even more challenging. But don't despair! There are plenty of delicious and nutritious nut-free lunch ideas out there. In this blog post, we'll share some of our favorites.

Peanut-free and nut-free granola bars

If you’re nut-averse but still want a delicious snack, nut-free granola bars are the answer. Packed with yummy oats, these nut-free bars are a perfect alternative to nutty snacks while still providing crunch and flavor. Add nut-free chocolate spread to take your granola bar game to the next level - it’s like indulging in dessert without the guilt (of nuts). Go ahead and munch away without any nut worries - nut-free granola bars make it easy to snack with peace of mind!

Nut-free trail mix

If you're looking for a snack that's sure to hit the spot, why not try making your own nut-free trail mix? It's a delicious alternative to store-bought snacks and is full of health benefits such as healthy fat sources like chia and flax seeds, as well as lots of fibre, vitamins and minerals. Plus, it's easy to put together, just choose some of your favourite dried fruits, nuts or seeds and get creative. Whether you prefer sweet flavours or savoury, there are so many tasty combinations you can mix up for yourself or for the whole family. So ditch the processed snacks and give nut-free trail mix a try!

Dried fruit and nut-free chocolate chips

What could be better than a big bowl of delicious and gooey chocolate chip cookies? How about the same bowl of cookies, made with no added cholesterol and no nuts? It sounds too good to be true, but dried fruit and nut-free chocolate chips are here to revolutionize our desserts! These little chunks of chocolaty goodness still have the same luscious flavour as ever, without any of the allergens. With these divine treats, you can indulge in your favourite recipes safely, knowing you’re not compromising on taste. Who knew allergy-friendly baking could taste so heavenly?

Vegetable sticks with nut-free dip

It's crunch time! Vegetable sticks are the perfect snack if you're looking for something low-calorie, yet tasty. Get the full nutrition of veggies while still indulging in a delicious snack. Don't worry if you have a nut allergy—swap out your typical dip for something nut-free and just as delicious. The combinations are endless with different kinds of veggie sticks like carrots, celery, peppers, and cucumbers all ready to be dipped into a yummy yogurt or cheesy dip! So grab your veggie tray and get ready to indulge in a truly guilt-free snack.

Fresh fruit salad with a honey yogurt dressing

Making a fresh fruit salad with a honey yogurt dressing is the perfect way to prepare an easy and delicious summer treat. An assortment of delicious fruits such as apples, peaches, strawberries, and bananas, carefully diced and combined, makes for a colorful plate that's sure to please both the eyes and the taste buds! A dollop of creamy yogurt drizzled generously with warm honey adds sweetness without overpowering the delicate flavors of the fruit. Now that's what I call summer perfection!

Mini quiches without nuts

If you're looking for a tasty snack that's perfect for any occasion, why not try mini quiches without nuts? They are easy to make, cheap to buy, and can be tailored to suit tastes of all ages. The best part about them is that no one has to worry about nut allergies! You can also make mini quiches with different types of cheese, vegetables, or even meat fillings - so there's something for any kind of food lover. Whether it's a quick snack or a party dish your guests will love, these mini quiches without nuts will certainly be the highlight of the night.

Eating nut-free doesn't have to be boring or a struggle! When planning your shopping trips, consider all the fun and unique items you can add to your snacks to make them extra special. From personal spin on quiche without nuts, to trail mix without nuts, and adding some dried fruit and nut-free chocolate chips combinations that not only taste delicious but are also completely safe for those with allergies or intolerances can make snacking exciting! Plus, having a jar of nut-free chocolate spread in the pantry means you always will have something on hand when those midnight cravings strike. Nut-free isn't limited - it's an opportunity for an endless variety of creations to help keep everyone feeling full and satisfied.

Nut-Free Banana Pop Tart

Banana Pop Tarts

Huge shoutout to @schoollunchbox for the very clever and 'deelicious' nut-free banana pop tarts!


Nut Free Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies



  • 1 cup Deewishus Nut-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1tbsp natural sweetener
  • 1 tsp molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 80g oats
  • salt for sprinkling


  1. Preheat oven to180ºC. Line a baking tray.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together Nut-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Spread, flour, sweetener, molasses and the egg until a dough forms.
  3. Stir through oats.
  4. Divide mixture into balls, and press down on to baking tray.Cook for 10-12 minutes. Remove and allow to cool slightly before eating.

Nut Free Chocolate Hazelnut Mocha


  • 1 shot of espresso
  • 1 tbs Deewishus Nut Free Chocolate Spread
  • ¾ cup steamed milk
  • Cocoa powder, for sprinkling


  1. Combine the espresso and Deewishus Nut Free Chocolate Spread in a cup and stir until dissolved
  2. Pour over the steamed milk and stir to combine.
  3. Sift over the cocoa. Enjoy!

Nut Free Choc Hazelnut Puff Pastry Christmas Tree


  • 2 sheets of puff pastry
  • Deewishus Nut Free Choc Hazelnut Spread
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • Icing sugar


  1. Pre heat oven to 200 degrees C
  2. Prepare oven try with baking paper, and place one sheet of puff pastry onto tray
  3. Lightly score one sheet of puff pastry into the shape out a Christmas tree
  4. Spread Deewishus Nut Free Choc Hazelnut Spread within the Christmas Tree shape
  5. Lay second puff pastry sheet and trim top sheet to shape
  6. Repeat process for a star shape to top the tree
  7. Lightly score 2 lines down the middle of the triangle to form a tree trunk that is narrower at the top and gets wider towards the base. Using the trunk as a guide, cut branches into the sides of the triangle.
  8. Cut symmetrical branches either side and twist
  9. Brush with milk
  10. Cook in oven until golden brown, approximately 20-25mins
  11. Dust with icing sugar

Nut Free Choc Hazelnut & Banana Rounds


  • 2 Wholemeal Tortillas
  • 4 tbs Deewishus Nut Free Choc Hazelnut Spread
  • 2 Bananas


  1. Place tortillas on a cutting board and spread with Deewishus Nut Free Choc Hazelnut Spread
  2. Peel banana and lay in on the edge of the tortilla
  3. Roll banana in tortilla
  4. Slice into rounds and arrange on a plate with the cut edge facing up