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    Question School Lunch Box Ideas!

    My children are going into year 6 and year 4.

    Last year their lunch boxes were so boring! I want to have interesting food for them this year.

    So ideas and recipes please, please....


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    Mine are going into years 5, 3 and my youngest is starting kindy.
    My oldest won't eat sandwiches or wraps so I make regular batches of pizza scrolls, puff pastry pizza pinwheels, mini muffin sized quiches and mini hoisin chicken meatballs. I freeze in individual bags, stick them in their lunch box and they're defrosted by lunch time. My middle one likes ham/chicken and salad wraps and sandwiches so he'll get them as well.
    My oldest one will take little tubs of chickpeas or olives and both big ones like to take salad bits and pieces.
    Hope that helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskittyfantastico View Post
    Mine are going into years 5, 3 and my youngest is starting kindy.
    My oldest won't eat sandwiches or wraps so I make regular batches of pizza scrolls, puff pastry pizza pinwheels, mini muffin sized quiches and mini hoisin chicken meatballs. I freeze in individual bags, stick them in their lunch box and they're defrosted by lunch time. My middle one likes ham/chicken and salad wraps and sandwiches so he'll get them as well.
    My oldest one will take little tubs of chickpeas or olives and both big ones like to take salad bits and pieces.
    Hope that helps.
    Can I please have the recipe for the hoisin chicken meatballs? My kids would love these.

    Do the quiches freeze okay?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PomPoms View Post
    Can I please have the recipe for the hoisin chicken meatballs? My kids would love these.

    Do the quiches freeze okay?
    I make these too (party food), they are really nice.

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    Default School Lunch Box Ideas!

    DS starts kindy in 2 weeks! I've got a planet box lunch box that has 4 sections so the last 3 weeks I've been trialling lunch ideas ( yes I have too much time on my hands!) DS prefers wraps over sandwiches - this is my list that I'll be choosing the weeks lunches from :




    Main/protein

    Mountain bread wraps
    ( poached shredded chicken/rocket/cheese)
    (falafel/hummus/tabouli)
    (Turkey/Swiss/spinach )
    (Cheese/tomato/avocado)
    (Salmon and salad)
    Mini chicken drumettes ( crumbed with quinoa and parmesan cheese)
    Fish strips ( crumbed flat head)
    Chicken strips
    Mini Crab cakes
    zucchini slice cooked in muffin tin
    Mini croissant sandwich
    Mini cheese and spinach quiches
    Falafel balls with tzatiki dip
    Mini meat balls
    Mini Rice cakes with cheese/avocado
    Frittata
    Pasta salad
    Salmon noodle salad
    Corn and cheese pikelets
    Breadsticks wrapped with Turkey or ham
    Cheese and spinach puffs


    Fruit:
    Fruit salad
    Strawberry
    Blueberries
    Cherries
    Watermelon
    Pineapple
    Rockmelon
    Grapes
    Apricots
    Peaches
    Orange slices
    Pomegranates seeds


    Snack - recess - 2 items
    Yogurt
    Mini baby bel and crackers
    Freeze dried fruit
    Crackers with swiss cheese
    raw veg sticks with dip
    Olives
    Boiled eggs
    Sultanas/ goji berries
    Peas /snow peas/beans


    Treat
    Protein balls
    Pretzels
    Popcorn
    Muffins
    Banana bread /lemon bread
    Yogurt covered goji berries

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    Quote Originally Posted by PomPoms View Post
    Can I please have the recipe for the hoisin chicken meatballs? My kids would love these.

    Do the quiches freeze okay?
    The quiches freeze and defrost really well - no complaints so far.
    I will definitely give you that meatball recipe but it's in a party food book at home and I'm away atm but 2babyno1onboard might have the same book?

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    Following, ds1 starts kindy in two weeks,
    My heart is anxious

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    @Elijahs Mum do you have a recipe for your falafels? My DDs love falafels from the markets but they are expensive!

    You are very organised! The list is great...

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskittyfantastico View Post
    The quiches freeze and defrost really well - no complaints so far.
    I will definitely give you that meatball recipe but it's in a party food book at home and I'm away atm but 2babyno1onboard might have the same book?
    Thank you enjoy your time away!

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