101 Gluten Free and Nut Free Ideas for Brain Food/Crunch & Sip - School Snack Box
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101 Gluten-Free and Nut-Free Ideas for Brain Food/Crunch & Sip

Brain Food/Crunch & Sip at school was introduced by state governments as a mid-morning brain boost for students in Australian primary schools. Eating food with natural minerals and vitamins helps students stay focused in the classroom.

We’ve put together this guide of 101 Gluten-Free and Nut-Free Brain Food ideas to help busy parents that struggle finding gluten-free or nut-free foods for their kids. With so many schools having nut-free policies this guide will help you source so many great tasting lunchbox foods.

  • Apple
  • Passionfruit
  • Apricots
  • Dried mango
  • Dried sultanas
  • Banana
  • Kiwifruit
  • Cucumber
  • Rockmelon
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Whole cooked & peeled egg
  • Cooked corn
  • Watermelon
  • Orange
  • Mandarin
  • Grapes
  • Capsicum
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Air-popped popcorn
  • Mango
  • Mushrooms
  • Fresh cooked beetroot
  • Snap peas
  • Pineapple
  • Dried fig
  • Avocado
  • Beans
  • Honeydew melon
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Raspberries
  • Dates
  • Homemade rice with herbs
  • Plain corn-chips
  • Dried apricots
  • Cooked broccoli
  • Papaya
  • Fig
  • Plums
  • Nectarine
  • Olives
  • Pear
  • Blood orange
  • Cranberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Pomegranate
  • Cooked cauliflower
  • Persimmon
  • Green peas
  • Raisins
  • Homemade chia seed pudding
  • Blackcurrants
  • Coconut
  • Jackfruit
  • Guava
  • Loquat
  • Mulberries
  • Lycee
  • Peaches
  • Cooked potato
  • Cooked sweet potato
  • Plain yogurt
  • Quinoa salad
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Cooked buckwheat
  • Homemade hummus
  • Pickles
  • Plain rice cakes
  • Linseeds
  • Gluten-free muesli
  • Homemade kale chips
  • Homemade sushi with veggies
  • Pickled cabbage
  • Blackberries
  • Guacamole
  • Dried plums
  • Fennel
  • Sprouts
  • Roasted chickpeas
  • Salsa
  • Fruit kebabs
  • Fruit salad
  • Greek salad
  • Baked apple chips
  • Homemade beetroot dip
  • Homemade capsicum dip
  • Homemade olive dip
  • Homemade bean dip
  • Dried apple rings
  • Seaweed nori sheets
  • Gluten free banana, coconut, blueberry muffins homemade
  • Cubed cheese (not processed cheese)
  • Edamame beans
  • Baked polenta
  • Homemade veggie patties (baked)
  • Homemade sweet potato pikelet
  • Baked sweet potato chips
  • Dark chocolate (at least 80%)

Pop these mini snacks into a separate container that is in within easy reach. Buy with the seasons to ensure freshness and variety. If you have more to add to the list please comment below.

101 Gluten Free and Nut Free Ideas for Brain Food/Crunch & Sip - School Snack Box

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