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These lunchboxes are made for primary-aged children. For other ages and appetites simply increase or decrease servings of the main lunchbox item and add in a few more snacks to help silence rumbly tummies!

Please note: Prep time includes making of sandwich and packing of lunchbox with prep-prepared muffin, cut fruit and corn.

Lunchbox combination

* See recipe for full list of ingredients and preparation.

  1. Prepare crunchy tuna sandwich and place in sandwich container or baking paper.
  2. Cut watermelon and place into container.
  3. Pack lunchbox with sandwich, corn, and muffin.


Team lunches with a drink that can easily freeze or keep cold. Some ideas include:

  • A bottle of water.
  • A bottle of water with ice cubes or frozen fruit ice cubes for flavour.
  • Occasionally, add a small flavoured milk or 100% fruit juice.

Some fruit and vegetables are not available all year – check out the seasonal calendar to see what fruit is in season right now and substitute as needed!


Food Safety Australia New Zealand considers that high risk foods include ready-to-eat, minimally-processed fruits and vegetables; fresh leafy green vegetables; melons; berries; and sprouts.

Please refer to food safety information to be aware of when handling and storing melon and the other high risk foods.

Equipment List


Nutrition Information

Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 2322.27kJ 497.10kJ
Protein 39.16g 8.38g
Fat, total 14.96g 3.2g
— Saturated 3.36g 0.72g
Carbohydrate 61.3g 13.12g
— Sugars 18.33g 3.92g
Fibre 8.13g 1.74g
Sodium 986.94mg 211.26mg