Easy Back to School kids Lunch/Dinner Recipe(Kid-Tested and Approved!)

This post is sponsored by Gorton’s Seafood, all thoughts and opinions are my own.


It’s crazy to think that we’re already transitioning into the fall season! Where has the time gone?!

The arrival of fall and start of back to school seems like a new beginning. A new school year means many little details to iron out, and sometimes it seems like there are too many pieces to keep track of. Loads of homework, laundry, and busy evenings. I don’t know about you all, but there are days when the last thing I want to worry about is dinner preparation. Having an easy and quick dinner option definitely makes life much easier while we are getting used to the new schedule again.

Gorton’s Seafood makes back to school meals stress-free. @gortonsseafood has an awesome selection of frozen seafood- great for a speedy lunch or a fuss-free weeknight dinner. It comes in a resealable bag to lock in freshness. It’s high quality- no fillers, no preservatives, no artificial colors or flavors, no hydrogenated oils, and no antibiotics. The Crispy fish sticks from Gorton’s Seafood is our favorite. Love that it can be used in varieties of recipes for a wholesome satisfying meal.




With no fuss at all, (you don’t even have to thaw them!), and the kiddos can help place them on top! Just preheat the oven to 425°F.  Place the fish sticks on a baking tray. In just 15 minutes crunchy and tasty fish sticks were ready.




We all know it’s a struggle to feed kids a satisfying meal—especially when you’re in a time crunch. Sharing these easy to make recipes that can definitely save your sanity in a pinch.

Crispy Fish Burger: Upgrade everyone’s favorite fish finger sandwich and make this crispy fish burger with just a few ingredients but very tasty for sure!.

Prepare the Gorton’s Fish sticks as directed on the package.

Stuff the burger buns with thinly sliced cucumbers, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, sliced onions. Place the crispy fish sticks and top it with mayonnaise or honey mustard sauce, tangy-sweet ketchup (Your Choice!)

These burgers are bound to be a big hit with kids.




Fish stick Wraps This refreshing wrap is great as a grab & go item or main dish. Full of veggies, crispy fish fingers, and flavored with creamy fillings. This wrap is healthy and delicious. Kids are sure to love these.

  • Make the creamy dressing by combining all the ingredients together into a small bowl. You will need sour cream, mayo, chopped cilantro, sliced green onions, fresh lime juice, and a few seasonings. Stir it all together until it’s combined well. (If you are wanting to cut some of the fat from the dressing you can try replacing the mayo with plain or Greek yogurt.)
  • Now comes assembling the wraps. Lay a large flour tortilla onto a plate. Place fish fingers onto the middle. Add shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, Thinly slice cucumbers, and sliced avocado. You can add shredded carrots, Spinach, pickles, olives, etc.
  • Add a spoon full of creamy dressing. Fold in the sides and then roll up like a burrito. Cut in the middle and serve.




Packed with veggies and tasty Gorton’s Crunchy Fish Sticks, these sandwiches & wraps are the perfect, “on the go” Lunch/ dinner! Great way to make sure kids are actually eating their vegetables! And if your kids enjoy cooking times with you in the kitchen then these recipes are simple enough for our little helpers to keep engaged and enjoy some fun time together.

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4 thoughts on “Easy Back to School kids Lunch/Dinner Recipe(Kid-Tested and Approved!)

  1. Hey lady now that looks so good but if I eat that I couldn’t fix into my cloths, let alone look as nice as you do in your clothes

  2. I love fish sticks ( they bring me back to my child) and Gorton’s products. Thank you for reminding me of them. Really enjoyed seeing your pics of delicious and quick meals too!

    <3 Alana

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