Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a good weekend. Are you ready to see what my kids had for lunch last week? Let’s dig right in!
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Monday morning I was all about the quick and easy lunches, so I grabbed a couple of our EasyLunchboxes bento containers and set to work. Wyatt’s lunch had deli turkey in one of our square silicone cups, along with a few crackers to go with it in another. He also had an Easter egg with jelly beans, a half banana, radish chunks and strawberries.
Augie’s EasyLunchbox also had turkey, crackers, a half banana and some strawberries. I swapped in carrots and cherry tomatoes for the candy and radishes in Wyatt’s lunch box.
On Tuesday, Wyatt had almost the exact same lunch he had Monday, but this time I packed it in a Laptop Lunches box: strawberries, radishes, crackers, turkey and a few chips. Bor-riiiing!
Wyatt’s lunch had strawberries with decorative leaf picks, freezer meatballs, the omnipresent pita crackers, carrots, black bean dip and a strawberry cereal bar. This was packed in the Yumbox and I also included a little dude appetizer pick so he didn’t have to eat the meatballs with his fingers. (Sorry — I don’ t have a source on the fork. It was a gift.)
I packed Augie’s lunch in our PlanetBox Rover and since I had some extra time, I spent a little time making it cute. He had crackers with a piece of dog baran tucked into them, freezer meatballs with letter picks to spell out his name, strawberries with leaf picks, grapes, carrots and hummus.
On Thursday Augie wanted a Spider Man lunch, so that’s what he got. He picked out the lunch box, the decorations and all the food I put in it and he helped put it all together! He’s a great helper. The lunch was packed in a Laptop Lunches box and it consisted of snap peas, hummus, cucumber slices, white cheddar popcorn with a Spidey ring on it, blackberries with a spider ring, and two Spider Man peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
Wyatt opted for school lunch.
Friday morning, I saw this photo on my friend Robyn’s Instagram feed and I immediately went into the kitchen to duplicate her folded-salami-with-cheese-in-it trick in Wyatt’s lunch. I also added wheat thins, carrots, a tub of black bean dip for dipping, blackberries and strawberries. This was packed in our LunchBots Trio.
Augie asked me to send his lunch in our little house bento box, so I pulled that off the bento shelf and set to work. When I pack this lunch, he likes me to make a few “people” to live in the house, so I started off by making this little panda family:
The rest of the lunch was strawberries (separated from the sandwiches with a silicone divider to keep them from making the bread soggy), Persian cucumber slices, salami and wheat thins.
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