40 Best Back-to-School Recipes

As school is around the corner I want to share with you 40 of my best back-to-school recipes that you can prepare for your children in advance. Most of them are recipes that you can easily take as a breakfast on-the-go or pack in lunch boxes or simply as an after school healthy snack. 

The recipes are easy to make and you can prepare them ahead-of time and just have them ready for the next few days. You can even consider freezing some and save for later. 

The kids will love these 40 back-to-school recipes and will definitely make their school days much more delightful. 

Breakfast Muffins - Refined Sugar Free Muffins
Breakfast Muffins – Refined Sugar Free Muffins
Ever since my girls have started school I have been making these Breakfast Muffins several times already. I have tried to come up with a refined sugar free recipe and I am really pleased with how these breakfast muffins turned out. The muffins are soft and fluffy, sweetened with banana and honey and packed with berries and oats.
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Broccoli Cheese Balls
Broccoli Cheese Balls
These broccoli and cheese balls are really easy to prepare, and you can serve as they are with a dipping sauce, or use them in tortilla wraps, as a side dish or a great snack on the go. They also can be made as an healthy appetizer for parties and family gatherings. They keep well refrigerated for several days or frozen for later use.
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Eggless Savory Scones
Eggless Savory Scones
These Eggless Savory Scones are one of the best appetizers you can prepare for a friend gathering. Buttery, with a crispy crust and a soft crumb, filled with matured cheddar cheese, onion and ham for an amazing flavor combination, these scones are simply hard to resist.
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Oatmeal Banana Chocolate Breakfast Cookies
Oatmeal Banana Chocolate Breakfast Cookies
Oatmeal banana chocolate breakfast cookies – one of the healthiest breakfast cookies, nutritious, delicious, flavorful with a great texture. No butter used.
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Pizza Pinwheels
Pizza Pinwheels
Who doesn’t love pizza especially if made in bite size shapes. Homemade buttery dough filled with pizza toppings, rolled into small treats, and served hot is simply hard to resist.
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Knots with Yeast Dough
Knots 4 ways
If you like bread recipes these knots is a must try for you. Making these beautiful dough knots is much easier than it looks. Easy rich yeast dough, filled with your favorite filling, cut into strips and tied into knots. There’s no room for mistakes, every knot is perfect in his own way. Soft and fluffy dough bursting with flavor, perfectly served warm right after taking them out of the oven.
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Potato Tuna Patties
Potato Tuna Patties
Easy, quick recipe for potato tuna patties with simple ingredients everybody will love. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner or even as appetizer.
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Cheese Muffins
Cheese Muffins
Quick and easy recipe for one of the most savory cheese muffins, fluffy, cheesy inside with a great crispy top, perfect near a good fresh salad or soup.
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Filo Mini Quiches
Filo Mini Quiches
This filo mini quiches can make a great appetizer or snack that looks quite amazing. Made with filo sheets for a crispy shell with a flavorful egg and pancetta filling they will definitely won’t pass unnoticed.
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Cheddar Biscuits
Cheddar Biscuits
Amazing cheddar biscuits – what not to like: buttery, flaky, garlicky and cheesy biscuits… one of the best combinations ever and they look really appetizing as well.
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refined sugar free oatmeal bars
Oatmeal Bars
Delicious, healthy oatmeal bars, with no sugar or butter, full of fibers, vitamins and minerals. Add different dried fruits, or chocolate chips for variations.
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Pumpkin Crescent Rolls
Pumpkin Crescent Rolls
As Thanksgiving is approaching I am glad to share with you a delicious recipe for buttery and fluffy pumpkin crescent rolls. With their yellowish color, soft buttery crumb resembling a croissant, make sure to make more batches as everybody will love them and ask for more.
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Homemade Cheese Sticks
Great homemade cheese sticks recipe with a nice, buttery flavor, for a perfect snack or as a holiday appetizer.
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Baked Parmesan Chicken Bites
Baked Parmesan Chicken Bites
These irresistible Parmesan Chicken Bites are an amazing way of preparing chicken, without needing to deep fry. Crunchy on the outside while the inside remains tender and soft are simply hard to resist. Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce and you’ve got a great lunch or dinner dish that all family will love, especially the kids.
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chocolate swirl milk bread
Chocolate Swirl Milk Bread
This Chocolate Swirl Bread has a soft crumb and is a perfect treat alongside milk or tea, for breakfast or simply as a snack during the day.
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Roasted Potato and Cheese Tater Tots
Roasted Potato and Cheese Tater Tots
So simple.. yet soo delicious. There are just few common ingredients involved here, potatoes, some cheese, onion, salt and pepper, and you get one healthy amazingly addictive snack. Crispy on the outside, still soft in the inside and beyond all an amazing taste.
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Baked Cornflake Crusted Chicken Strips
Baked Cornflake Crusted Chicken Strips
Why make fried chicken when the baked cornflake crusted chicken strips looks and taste soo incredible good and are definitely a healthier alternative
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Pumpkin Biscuits
Pumpkin Biscuits
Biscuits are a perfect pairing for any dinner meal, alongside soups or at breakfast, served with eggs and bacon or just spread with delicious butter or fruit jam. These tasty, flaky, golden pumpkin biscuits are going to be wonderful to pass around your Thanksgiving dinner table.
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Twisted Pumpkin Bagels
Twisted Pumpkin Bagels
These buttery Twisted Pumpkin Bagels are simply irresistible and a great choice for your Thanksgiving dinner table. The bagels have a beautiful twisted look, a flaky buttery yellow crumb similar to croissants that is simply hard to resist.
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Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Puff Pastry Hand Pies
Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Puff Pastry Hand Pies
These Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Puff Pastry Hand Pies are an amazing comforting dish perfect for lunch or dinner or simply as an appetizer idea for parties.
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Broccoli Quesadillas
Broccoli Quesadillas
Healthy, delicious and irresistible Broccoli Quesadillas for broccoli lovers. It takes only few minutes to prepare and they are perfect for lunch or dinner.
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Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars
Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars
These oat bars are one of the best I’ve made, packed with flavor and healthy ingredients, no refined sugar, but still chocolaty, rich, a bit fudgy and with an amazing texture.
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empanadas
Mushroom Empanadas
Mushroom empanadas – pastries filled with a lot of vegetables and cheese, perfect for lunch or dinner or even as appetizer. Either warm or cold are delicious.
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Grilled Corn Fritters
Grilled Corn Fritters
Corn Fritters are an amazing dish you can prepare for breakfast, lunch or dinner or even as an appetizer. Making these delicious fritters with fresh corn it is a must during the summer, you definitely won’t regret. Grilled fresh corn takes these fritters to a whole new level. The best part of these delicious fritters is that they can be made all year round as canned or frozen corn may be used instead of the fresh one.
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frittata primavera
Frittata Primavera
Frittata Primavera is a great recipe for breakfast or as an appetizer. It is quick, easy and full of flavor resulting into a unique Italian combination.
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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars - Marbled Topping
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Even if you don’t like peanut butter you are going to love these no bake chocolate peanut butter bars. The flavors combine so well, a bit of sweet, salty, chocolaty, nutty flavor, mmmm…totally amazing.
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quinoa broccoli patties
Quinoa and Broccoli Patties
These tasty, nutritious quinoa and broccoli patties served with a chili sauce, or alongside a good fresh salad are healthy and everybody will love.
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Nutella Banana Hand Pies
Nutella Banana Hand Pies
Hand Pies are amazing pastries made with pie crust with either sweet or savory filling, perfect for any time of the day. They are very easy to put together, you can prepare the dough in advance and have it ready for whenever you are craving for some delicious snacks for entire day.
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Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes
Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes
Blueberries has always been great in pancakes, and are totally amazing in these delicious pancakes made with ricotta cheese.The whites are whipped separately and then folded into the pancake mixture. That makes the pancakes really fluffy and soft.
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Muffin Pan Popovers
Muffin Pan Popovers
I have wanted to try popovers in a muffin pan for quite some time now, and I am glad I finally succeeded to give them a try. Yes, you can have popovers in a muffin pan, no need to buy a special pan just to bake popovers.
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Vegetable Egg Rolls - Fried or Baked
Vegetable Egg Rolls – Fried or Baked
Egg rolls are a widely enjoyed take out appetizer that can be easily executed in your own kitchen. This vegetarian version requires only a few basic ingredients, but by the time all is said and done, the results are quite gratifying and soon enough you will find yourself regretting you did not make more of them to begin with. The sesame ginger dipping sauce recipe featured here really complements them and enhances their flavor.
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Apples and Oats Biscotti
Apples and Oats Biscotti
Apples and Oats biscotti with rolled oats, apples and walnuts. These are probably the healthiest biscotti ever, crunchy and flavorful packed with a lot of cinnamon.
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Zucchini Fritters
Zucchini Fritters
Zucchini fritters taste very good, the parsley and dill bring such a nice summery flavor. They are best served warm alongside some garlic sour cream and can make a great lunch or appetizer.
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Bread Cones
Bread Cones
Bread Cones – very light and fluffy and wonderfully flavored, perfect for a friend or family gathering. Fill them with you favorite filling and everybody will be delighted.
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strawberry bread pudding
Strawberry Bread Pudding
This delightful Strawberry Bread Pudding is so easy to prepare and it is absolutely an amazing treat the whole family will love.
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cheese puffs
Cheese Puffs-Gougères
Cheese Puffs – Gougères – light and fluffy appetizer, big hole inside, intense cheese taste. They are amazingly delicious and will literally be gone in seconds.
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banana and coconut bread
Banana and Coconut Bread
Banana and coconut bread, quick and easy recipe for a moist bread that combine so good the taste of bananas walnuts and coconut flakes. Perfect for coffee time.
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Tortilla Pinwheels
Tortilla Pinwheels
Tortilla Pinwheels – flavorful appetizer, easy to prepare, perfect for parties or holiday tables. You can even make it the evening before the day of the event.
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Chicken Cordon Bleu
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Chicken Cordon Bleu is an amazing and delightful way of preparing chicken for lunch or dinner. The chicken is pounded until thin, stuffed with ham and melting cheese, rolled, dipped in egg and coated in panko breadcrumbs and then baked or fried until crispy and golden brown.
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Skillet Chicken Fajitas
Skillet Chicken Fajitas
Skillet Chicken Fajitas is a great colorful dish perfect for lunch or dinner. Thin slices of marinated chicken with colorful peppers and thin onion slices, cooked quickly in a hot skillet and served immediately over warm tortillas and various toppings are simply a crowd pleaser and a perfect dish whenever friends come around.
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