As a parent, you want your children to enjoy every part of the school day. From homeroom to dismissal, their body and mind should be in sync.
Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world, and hiccups are bound to happen. That’s why you should ensure the lunch provided to your kids is fresh, healthy, and yummy to their tummy.
Sadly, the quality of some school lunches isn’t what it should be.
Sure, pizza, hamburgers, and hot dogs are okay sometimes. But these shouldn’t be weekly staples. Serving kid-friendly soups, salads, sandwiches, and more is what we do at Lunch Mob.
We bag their lunch for you.
Follow along as we discuss delicious soup options for your little ones.
11 Kid-Friendly Soups for Lunch
Years ago, people associated soups with cold weather and illness. That’s not the case now. People enjoy a savory bowl of chowder for lunch or dinner year-round.
But the palate of an adult is more sophisticated than a child’s. Kids tend to enjoy simple meals that taste good. Thus it can be tricky to get them to try new foods.
If you believe your boy or girl might benefit from dining on a hot serving of brothy goodness, review the kid-friendly options below.
1. Vegetable Noodle Soup
Growing up, most of us ate chicken noodle soup with the onset of a fever or on a snowy day. But soups have come a long way.
Vegetable noodle soup offers a hearty chicken broth, organic carrot, celery, onion, and garlic. The whole grain orzo noodles add to the chewy ingredients.
If your child likes a little crunch with their meal, they’ll be thrilled to munch on whole-wheat crackers.
2. Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
The slow cooker chicken tortilla soup eats like a meal. The chili powdered broth slowly cooks, and it’s packed with all-natural chicken, black beans, chopped cilantro, green chiles, and onions.
Top it with shredded jack cheese and corn tortilla chips to add extra flavor and fun.
3. Savory Minestrone Soup
4. Easy Bow Tie Pasta Soup
This easy bow tie pasta soup gives your kids a delicious serving of ground sausage, bell pepper, garlic clove, onion, chopped tomatoes, and bow tie pasta.
Basil, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce help boost the sausage flavor giving your kids the full belly they deserve.
5. Home Style Chicken Noodle Soup
The home-style chicken noodle soup is perfect for any day of the week. It’s full of chicken broth, organic carrots, celery, onion, thyme, and egg noodles.
The whole wheat crackers offer a crispy treat to crunch on while sipping up the soup.
It’s nutritious and delicious and sure to be a hit with your lunch mob.
6. Homemade Tomato Soup
There’s something about tomato soup that makes you want to dig in.
It could be the savory smell or the rosy red broth. Whatever it is, your kids will enjoy this tomato soup.
This tomato soup recipe is cooked with chicken broth, chopped tomatoes, celery, and heavy cream to provide a low-fat high-flavor meal. It is delicious served with whole-wheat crackers.
7. Wagon Wheel Beef Soup
The wagon wheel beef soup is a fun way to get your little one to try a new dish. Made with wagon wheel-shaped pasta, ground beef (you can substitute with ground turkey or omit), spaghetti sauce, kidney beans, chopped onions, beef broth, and oregano.
It’s a simple and tasty, but filling lunch for a kid-on-the-go.
8. Broccoli and Cheese Chowder
If your little eater enjoys trying something new, then introduce the broccoli and cheese chowder to their tastebuds. It’s an excellent combination of broccoli florets, organic carrots, simmered in chicken broth, low-fat Monterey Jack, Cheddar, and Parmesan cheeses.
It’ll provide more than 50 percent of the daily vitamins A, C, and calcium. Whether it’s rain or shine, the broccoli and cheese chowder doesn’t disappoint.
9. White Chili With Ground Turkey
Although it’s not a traditional soup, white chili with ground turkey soothes you inside and out. This white chili recipe is cooked with fresh ground turkey and cannellini beans, then seasoned with garlic, onion, Anaheim chili peppers, and oregano, in a chicken broth.
But before you feast on your first bite, be sure to top your chili with low-fat sour cream, fresh cilantro, and whole wheat crackers.
10. Fresh Vegetable Soup with Orzo Pasta
When you want your children to enjoy a tasty but healthy meal, then order them the fresh vegetable soup with orzo pasta. It’s a delightful blend of carrots, celery, kale, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, in a steamy chicken broth mixed with orzo pasta.
The fresh basil and parmesan cheese add a layer of flavor. Let your son or daughter taste our fresh vegetable soup. They’ll thank you for it.
11. Chicken and Potato Chowder
Nothing says hearty like chicken and potato chowder. It’s packed with chopped chicken and potatoes. The creamy chicken broth slow cooks with the organic carrots, celery, and low-fat cheddar cheese. It provides Vitamin A, calcium, and protein a growing child needs.
Chicken and potato chowder warms your child’s belly and gives them comfort. Add it to their lunch menu to switch things up.
Let Us Make Lunch
Kid-friendly soups give your growing child the nutrition they need. But we make sure our food not only looks but tastes good too. So if you’re tired of lackluster school lunches, give our Lunch Mob meals a try.
To learn more information on how to get started, review our website, and contact us. We’ll be glad to answer any questions you ask.