Supermarket Swap: Back-to-school simple Lunch Box swaps

It’s almost time to start packing the lunchbox. But do you know what is in your food? It’s important to check sugar and sodium content, but don’t forget to look out for the additives and preservatives added into many popular lunchbox staples. It’s easy to avoid synthetic ingredients, simply swap the brand you buy! Here are three simple lunch box swaps just in time for back-to-school from Supermarket Swap. 

WORDS: Nabula Brdar

It’s almost time to start packing the lunchbox. But do you know what is in your food? It’s important to check sugar and sodium content, but don’t forget to look out for the additives and preservatives added into many popular lunchbox staples.

It’s easy to avoid synthetic ingredients, simply swap the brand you buy!

Here are three simple lunch box swaps just in time for back-to-school from Supermarket Swap!

Swap one

Delites Rice Snacks

Rice Flour (53%), Starches, Sunflower Oil (Antioxidant (320)), Potato Flakes, Salt, Sugar, Acidity Regulators (262, Citric Acid), Flavour, Maltodextrin, Balsamic Vinegar Powder (0.5%), Whey Powder, Flavour Enhancers (621, 635), Anti-caking Agent (551).

A better option…

swap

✅  CeresOrganics Brown Rice Crackers

Jasmine Brown Rice* 92%, Sunflower Oil*, Rice Wine Vinegar* 1.8%, Natural Sea Salt 1.2% (*Certified Organic)

Swap two

Pop Tops Apple Fruit Juice

Water Reconstituted Apple Juice (30%), Sugar, Food Acid, Preservatives (202 223).

A better option…

swap two tick

Nudie nothing but 2.5 apples:

100% Apples.

Swap 3

swap three

Woolworths soft white wraps

Wheat Flour (56%) (Wheat Flour, Thiamin, Folate), Water, Palm Shortening (Palm Oil, Antioxidant (Vitamin E Acetate)), Wheat Fibre, Wheat Gluten, Sugar, Iodised Salt, Vegetable Gum (412), Mineral Salt (450), Emulsifier (471), Acidity Regulator (297). Preservative (282, 200), Antioxidant (300).

A better option…

Mountain Bread Natural Wraps

Organic Wholemeal Flour (70%), Organic Wheat Flour, Filtered Water, Sea Salt

Happy lunchbox packing,
Nabs x

For more swaps or to download the Supermarket Swap app:

supermarketswap.com.au

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