+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    2,880
    Thanks
    351
    Thanked
    1,435
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Healthy brain food/energy snacks

    This year I have bought the kids nude food mover lunch boxes that has all different compartments to help me continue giving healthy foods for lunches. So far I have thought of ham sandwich, fresh fruit salad, yoghurt I did give in on this and gave them chocolate custard, rice crackers for DS1 and veggie sticks and cream cheese for DD and I also popped some popcorn in coconut oil and the standard popper. Does anyone have any other suggestions so I can change it up so they don't get bored, I thought about making pike-lets with coconut flour and other raw organic ingredients.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    1,973
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    605
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Subscribing! This is my first year of making kindergarten lunch!

    So far I'm thinking:

    - Sandwiches (wondering if avocado spread thinly on bread will last or go yucky?)
    - carrot and cucumber sticks
    - sultanas
    - yoghurt squeeze
    - Baby bell
    - hard boiled egg.

    I love the look of these lunches:

    http://www.learnwithplayathome.com/2...rspre.html?m=1

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,309
    Thanks
    3,126
    Thanked
    6,314
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Instead of ham try turkey and try wraps instead of bread ( avocado is fine )

    cheese and crackers
    Veggie sticks and dip
    Mini chicken drumettes
    Frittata or zucchini slice
    Cold noodle salad
    Mini muffins
    Crab cakes/fish cakes

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    2,880
    Thanks
    351
    Thanked
    1,435
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Hadn't even thought of wraps, DD would love them DS1 not so much and neither like turkey but I might be able to do plain salad or chicken. DD loves cucumber so I might be able to substitute the meat for that at some point as well

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Qld
    Posts
    26,930
    Thanks
    2,736
    Thanked
    6,743
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Instead of sandwiches we often do...
    leftovers in a thermos (if needed)
    salad with protein included (meat, egg, cheese, etc).
    sushi handrolls
    homemade tuna or salmon "dip" with wholemeal pita bread baked in the oven to make "chips," to dip in there

    Then for snacks...
    boiled eggs
    roasted broadbeans/chickpeas
    homemade salsa and corn chips
    cucumber, carrot and celery sticks with dip (hummus or tzatziki are her faves)
    vege-and-cheese skewers
    fruit skewers with a marshmallow on the end to make it seem like more of a treat
    Mixing melted dark chocolate into plain yoghurt
    blueberry pikelets
    homemade jelly with fruit chunks in there


 

Similar Threads

  1. Healthy snacks during pregnancy - ideas please:)
    By littleduck in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 30-12-2013, 18:27
  2. Spin off - Share your healthy recipes/snacks
    By cassieh in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 48
    Last Post: 07-10-2013, 19:58

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Xmas with a NEW Fridge-to-go Lunch Bag! Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Fridge-to-go 8 hour cooler bags are ideal under the Christmas tree! Now in modern lunch bag designs - fill them with toys and chocolate to make parents and kids happy! Stay super cool and eat healthy and fresh food all summer long!
sales & new stuffsee all
Pea Pods
Buy 2 Award Winning Pea Pods Reusable One Size Nappies for only $38 (in your choice of colours) and receive a FREE roll of Bamboo Liners. Don't miss out, we don't usually have discounts on the nappies, so grab this special offer!
Special Offer! Save $12
featured supporter
Cots on Bubhub
Looking to buy a cot or bassinet? :: Cot safety checklist :: Local or online nursery shops
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!