30 school lunches you can make in 30 minutes or less

We feel for you, parents. 

No matter if you're a meal planner or a last-minute organizer, organizing for back-to-school lunches is never easy. Picky eaters, early start times and conflicting schedules exacerbate this stress -- and no matter how many parenting books you may read or parenting bloggers you may follow, each year seems to get harder and harder. 

Scroll through below to see what we're making this week: 

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Pizza Bagels

You can find the recipe here

PB&J tacos with Strawberries and Blueberries

You can find Best Bites' recipe here

Chicken Nuggets (with Broccoli, Spinach, Sweet Potato or Beet)

You can find Jessica Seinfeld's recipe here

The Homemade Lunchable

Get The Skinny Fork's recipe here.

BLT Rollers

Get the recipe here

Marvelous Minestrone

You can find the recipe here

Super Easy Veggie Mac and Cheese

Get the recipe here.

Chicken Tortellini Noodle Soup

You can find Savory Nothings' recipe here

The Green Monster

Get the recipe from Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes here.

Lemon Arugula Pasta

Find Melanie Makes' recipe here

Grilled Chili Lime Fajita Salad

Get the easy recipe here

Turkey Spinach Artichoke Panini

You can find Garnish & Glaze's recipe here

Light Chicken Quesadillas

Find the recipe here

Mini Margherita Pizzas

Get Neighbor Food's recipe here.

Healthified Homemade Ramen

You can find the recipe here.

Veggie and Yogurt Sandwich

You can find Haylie Duff's recipe here

Fruity Quinoa Salad with Lime Dressing

You can find Drool-Worthy's recipe here

Mason Jar Pasta Salad

You can find Organize Yourself Skinny's recipe here

Tuna Niçoise Sandwiches

You can find the recipe here

Chopped Chicken and Avocado Salad

You can find the recipe here.

Skinny Pesto Mac and Cheese with Greek Yogurt

Find Bacon Egg & Cheese(cake)'s recipe here

Maple Sage Apple and Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

You can find Oh My Veggies' recipe here

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with Goat Cheese

You can find the recipe here

Grilled Cheese with Spinach, Avocado and Feta

You can find the recipe here

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Kalamata Olives, Capers and Tomatoes

You can find the recipe here

Kickin' Turkey Club Wrap

Get the recipe here

Chicken Meatball and Orzo Soup

Find the recipe here

Low-fat Chicken Salad Sandwich

Get the recipe here

Corn Dog

Get the recipe from AOL here

Chicken Caesar pasta salad

Get Best Bites' easy recipe here

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But until your kiddo is off to college and making his or her own lunch (maybe in a mug?!), check out our list of 30 lunches you can make in half an hour or less. From peanut butter and jelly tacos to gooey apple and cheddar grilled cheese sandwiches, here are the kiddo-approved recipes we're making this week. 

Find your favorites, save 'em for later and get cookin'! 

And for more back to school inspiration, watch the video above.

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California Chicken, Veggie and Avocado Rice Bowls by Half Baked Harvest | Tieghan Gerard

Get the recipe here.

New Year's Detox Salad by The Healthy Apple | Amie Valpone

Get the recipe here.

Garlic and Toasted Tomato Sandwiches by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Chicken Shawarma with Green Beans and Zucchini by Food & Wine 

Get the recipe here.

Ratatouille Minestrone by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Greek Salad Pita Sandwiches by bon appetit

Get the recipe here.

Big Italian Salad by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Farro-And-Kale Salad With Olives And Pine Nuts by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Sesame Ginger Chicken Meatballs by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Broccolini, Mushroom and Sesame Salad by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Warm Chicken Sandwiches with Mushrooms, Spinach and Cheese by bon appetit

Get the recipe here.

Curried Carrot Soup with Maple Roasted Chickpeas by Vegetarian Ventures | Shelly

Get the recipe here.

Celery, Fennel and Apple Salad with Pecorino and Walnuts by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Blood Orange, Kale and Lentil Salad by PDXfoodlove | Rebekah Hubbard

Get the recipe here.

Sweet Potato Crust Quiche by Live and Love to Eat | Claire Marshall

Get the recipe here.

Kickin' Turkey Club Wrap by Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Get the recipe here.

Brussels Sprouts with Sausage and Cumin by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Avo Toast by Crazy Sexy Kitchen | Kris Carr with Chef Chad Sarno

Get the recipe here.

Charred Broccoli and Red Onion Salad by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Vegetable Summer Rolls with Chile-Lime Dipping Sauce by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Curried Cauliflower Tartine with Hummus, Scallion and Chili Oil by Brooklyn Vegetarian | Amy Jennings

Get the recipe here.

Curried Tofu and Avocado Dip with Rosemary Pita Chips by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Chopped Salad by Crazy Sexy Kitchen | Kris Carr with Chef Chad Sarno

Get the recipe here.

Red Lentil Dal with Coconut Milk and Kale by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Tomato, White Bean and Kale Soup by Fork Knife Swoon | Laura Bolton

Get the recipe here.

Roasted Root Vegetables with Tamari by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Chicken Chile Soup by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Roast Chicken Panzanella by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Vegan Zucchini Sweet Potato Rolls by Lemons and Basil | Kaylee Pauley

Get the recipe here.

Vegetarian Chili with Barley, Quinoa and Beans by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Cucumber Mint Salad with Creamy Lemon-Greek Yogurt Vinaigrette by Food & Wine 

Get the recipe here.

Kitchen Sink Soba Noodles by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Moroccan Spiced Roasted-Heirloom Cauliflower Salad by  A Couple Cooks | Sonja & Alex

Get the recipe here.

Quinoa Wraps with Black Beans, Feta and Avocado by Marin Mama Cooks | Jackie Grandy

Get the recipe here.

Moroccan Red Lentil with Chard by Feed Me Phoebe | Phoebe Lapine

Get the recipe here.

Asparagus and Red Quinoa Salad by bon appetit

Get the recipe here.

Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken by Campbell's Kitchen

Get the recipe here.

Stewed White Beans with Green Chile and Herbs by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Veggie and Yogurt Sandwich by Haylie Duff

Get the recipe here.

Vegan Berry Crunch Smoothie Bowl by Domesticate ME! | Serena Wolf

Get the recipe here.

Korean Sushi Rolls with Walnut-Edamame Crumble by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Quinoa Fried Rice by Feed Me Phoebe | Phoebe Lapine

Get the recipe here.

Mediterarnean Vegetable and Bean Salad by Chef Billy Parisi

Get the recipe here.

Crockpot Quinoa Lentil Tacos by Begin Within Nutrition | Cristina Cavanaugh

Get the recipe here.

Pork and Pineapple Fried Rice by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Shrimp and Vegetable Summer Rolls by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Mashed Avocado and Chickpea Salad by The Skinny Fork | Amanda Plott

Get the recipe here.

Quinoa Salad with Spring Vegetables by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Soba Noodle Bowl with Garlic Sesame Ginger Tamari Sauce by Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes | Heather Poire

Get the recipe here.

Spicy Green Papaya Salad by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Summer Chopped Salad with Quick Pickled Vegetables by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa and Black Beans by Love & Lentils | Sophia Zergiotis

Get the recipe here.

Warm Spaghetti Squash Salad by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Thai Brussels Sprouts Salad by food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Whole Wheat Rigatoni with Roasted Vegetables by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Turkey and Lettuce Cups by Kitchen Daily Editors

Get the recipe here.

Shaved Raw Asparagus with Parmesan Dressing by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich by Kitchen Daily Editors

Get the recipe here.

Sweet Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Cheese with Balsamic Glaze by ragamuffinrecipes | Maura Boylan

Get the recipe here.

Hummus Deviled Eggs by Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Tuna Niçoise Sandwiches by Campbell's Kitchen

Get the recipe here.

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