Roanoke Adventist Preparatory School

4120 Challenger Avenue, NE, Roanoke 24012

Parents are encouraged to assist their student with the preparation of healthy lunches to be eaten at school.  Nutrition is important for children as they grow and learn.  Click the link below for some fresh ideas. 

Here are some other ideas for packing healthy lunches:

Whole-grain, trans fat-free crackers 
Low-fat white cheese slices or mozzarella sticks
Baby carrots 
Cereal bar (such as Health Valley Fruit Cobbler) 
Bottle of spring water or vitamin water
Peanut butter sandwich on whole-grain bread
Apple, whole or sliced
Celery sticks 
One box of raisins 
Packaged graham cracker sticks 
Jello pudding pack
Half a piece of pita bread, opened 
Canola mayonnaise (spread inside pita bread) 
Slice of additive-free chicken or turkey 
Lettuce leaves (dark green) 
Paprika (sprinkle on poultry slices) 
Apple (yellow or red delicious) 
Vanilla enriched rice milk (lunch box size) 
Whole-grain tortilla 
Spread (such as canola or Earth's Best) on one side of tortilla 
Last night's leftovers (placed on half of tortilla and rolled up) 
Dried fruit (fruit leather or combination of dried cranberries, raisins and bananas) 
Bottle of spring water or vitamin water 
Whole-wheat wrap (spread with peanut or soy-“nut” butter and sliced bananas or sugar-free preserves) 
Small bowl of berries and/or sliced melon (with colored toothpicks for fun) 
Celery sticks and baby carrots (or pickles if child prefers) 
Small container of skim milk 
Lollypop, Tootsie pop or two sucking candies, such as Nips, butterscotch or Cream Savors


Updated: Aug 12, 2016
Roanoke Adventist Preparatory School
4120 Challenger Avenue | Roanoke, VA 24012