Your child will be giddy with excitement when they open their lunchbox to find this colorful and yummy Legume Pasta Salad! A dish full of natural colors is a cue for health: It’s a sign of a rich array of phytonutrients, which are important for healthy, resilient children.
Gluten free & vegetarian; includes dairy-free option.
Fill ‘er up!
You can easily swap in any pasta you have on hand, but try out a chickpea or lentil pasta, which can generally be found at health food stores. These pastas boast a decent amount of fiber and protein, which will keep your little one’s tummy full for longer. Protein-rich pasta takes longer to digest than pasta made of mostly complex carbohydrates like whole wheat.