Here are this week’s lunches:
On Monday Wyatt’s lunch was packed into a simple hinged lid bento box. He had catsup sandwiches on garlic naan bread (an old favorite that I find disgusting but he loves), strawberries and deli ham roll-ups on decorative picks. The only thing he ate from lunch this day was the little sandwiches.
On Tuesday, Augie’s lunch was chock full o’ silicone baking cups. He had cubed baked tofu, cherry tomatoes, strawberries and garlic naan cut into leaf shapes with these harvest themed cookie cutters. These cutters are nice because they are prefectly sized to be used on the extra bread that was leftover after I cut the bread for Wyatt’s sandwiches (down below). I had virtually no leftover scraps of bread to use up after I attacked them with these little guys.
Wyatt’s lunch was packed into the Laptop Lunch box: garlic naan and catsup sandwiches, a brownie bite (this was on of the leftover birthday treats he took to school on Monday), strawberries, baked tofu and little tomatoes.
On Wednesday, Augie had strawberries, dried apricots and raisins, a deli ham “rose” and more garlic naan cut with the harvest cutters.
Wyatt’s lunch was almost the same, just a little bigger: golden raisins, a couple cookies, strawberries, whole grain pretzel sticks, a ham “rose” and garlic naan.
I pulled out the panda bento box for Augie’s lunch on Thursday and filled it with grapes, tomatoes, edamame, and tiny heart-shaped peanut butter sandwiches that I cut with this cute, crazy, wasteful cutter.
Today, both boys had leftover pork tenderloin in their lunches. Augie also had some strawberries and a peanut butter sandwich cut into boat, train and car shapes (I used this cutter). He ate the fourth shape, a dog, before I could put it in his lunch box, but that worked out OK because I don’t think it would have fit.
Wyatt had a biscuit, apple chunks, golden raisins, canned peaches with sprinkles (I drain and rinse them to remove excess sugar and liquid) and leftover pork.
While the kids were at school today, I went to Williams-Sonoma and I picked up some goodies for making lunches. Look for some fun new things next week!
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