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Make everyone jealous this year with these lunch box time savers
Do you find yourself making the same ham + cheese sandie day after day? Screen shot this article (lose it in your camera roll and never look at it again – we see you, Mamas!) and check back for lunch box inspo to save you time and money.
Wraps – roll up and slice
- Ham, cream cheese + pickle relish
- Egg + lettuce
- Chicken schnitzel, lettuce + garlic aioli
- Tuna, mayonnaise, lettuce + tomato
- Pork katsu + cabbage
Pasta Day – prepare this sauce ahead of time, freeze into individual portions & stir through fresh pasta, sprinkle with fresh parmesan before popping into a thermal flask.
- ¾ cup olive oil
- 1 onion, sliced
- 4 cloves garlic
- 3 tins diced tomatoes
- 2 tsp brown sugar
- Salt + pepper
- Fresh basil leaves
- Dried basil
Soften onion in oil, add garlic until fragrant, add tomato, ¼ water, sugar, salt & pepper fresh basil and a sprinkle of dried basil. Cook on low for an hour. Cool before freezing.
Snack Box – meatballs (great to freeze for baby led weaning), vegetable sticks with dip, corn thins with cream cheese and tomato.
- Chicken mince
- 1 egg
- ½ Onion
- Grated Apple
- Salt + Pepper
- Cooking Spray
Mix all ingredients, shape into balls, pop into a baking tray, spray with cooking oil and bake at 200c for 30 minutes or until cooked through (shake halfway to turn).
Nutella Scrolls – defrost a few sheets of puff pastry, spread with Nutella, roll up and slice to your desired thickness, bake at 180C until golden. Once the kids are in bed, we recommend warming one up in the oven + serving with ice-cream!
Marshmallow Krispies – one the kids will love to help prepare + devour!
- 5 cups of Rice Bubbles
- 2 cups marshmallows
- 100g butter
- 50g Cadbury baking white chocolate, melted
- 2 tsp of rainbow choc chips or your choice of topping
Line a baking tray. Pour Rice Bubbles into a mixing bowl. Melt marshmallows and butter and a microwave safe bowl, regularly stirring until smooth. Add the marshmallow mix to the Rice Bubbles, stir thoroughly, and press down firmly into your baking tray. Drizzle over melted chocolate & sprinkle rainbow choc chips on top. Refrigerate until set, slice, and serve!