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Ideas for lunch without heating up

my sons preschool won't heat up his lunch, so I have to bring a cold lunch for him, and I need ideas besides PB&J sandwiches

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Asked by NicholeAT at 2:02 PM on Sep. 18, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Cheese, crackers, raisins, cut up fresh vegetables. fresh fruit.

    Answer by Bmat at 2:07 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • ham cubes, rolled up deli meat, wrap a cheese string with deli meat, sliced hard boiled eggs, cold chicken, hummus.

    Answer by QandA at 2:23 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • I have a huge list of bagged lunch ideas; if you send me a message offlist, I will be happy to forward a copy to you.

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:06 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Pasta salad. Cheese,crackers, pepperoni. Lunchmeat with stringcheese. Yogurt, raw veggies, stringcheese. Make sandwiches on different kinds of breads...use tortillas, bagels, English muffins. Go to and there is a tab for bag lunches, there are some really neat ideas. Cold pizza is always a good choice.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:21 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Use seasonal cookie cutters with bread or tortillas for sandwiches or cut sliced cheese to match or a different shape.My children ,boys too,loved this.No more my youngest is in middle school.


    Answer by drfink at 1:19 AM on Sep. 19, 2009

  • Get a food thermos. In the morning you can pop a variety of things in the microwave, get good & hot, put in the thermos, and at lunchtime, he'll have something good & warm to eat. Leftovers, mac & cheese, hot dogs, spaghettios, soups, sooooo many things! Just because they won't warm something up doesn't mean he can't have a warm meal!

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:04 PM on Sep. 19, 2009

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