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Need lunch ideas for 3yo

What are some good lunch ideas besides PBJs?

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GinNTonic

Asked by GinNTonic at 3:59 PM on Sep. 29, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • cheese slices, apple slices, turkey roll ups, mac and cheese with peas, scrambled eggs with ham, zucchini and cheese
    kjbennett26

    Answer by kjbennett26 at 4:02 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • This is what my dd likes. May it'll help.
    Cotton cheese sandwich, slice of ham rolled up, little cheese cubes, cornflakes with raisins, banana and anyway all sorts of fruit, raspberries are her favorite
    BeachMom81

    Answer by BeachMom81 at 4:03 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Grilled cheese, turkey, ham, or other sandwiches. Chicken noodle soup, vegetable soup, alphabet soup, or other soups. Carrot or celery sticks, pita and hummus, bagel with cream cheese.
    ihatetocook

    Answer by ihatetocook at 4:03 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • The other day I made something called "Chip chicken lollypops" Here is the recipe:
    http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Chip-Chicken-Lollipops/Detail.aspx

    They taste best after they've cooled a while. Use flavored chips (I used BBQ) or else I think they'd be bland...Dip them in ranch or ketchup! They're tasty and kids will love them.
    Evansmommy91

    Answer by Evansmommy91 at 4:04 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Grilled cheese, hot dogs weenies cut up.. hot dogs weenies w/ chz baked in the oven... hot dog weenie wrapped in croissant roll... macaroni & chz, tuna sandwiches, pizza rolls, burritos, corn dogs, etc..
    ajc88

    Answer by ajc88 at 4:09 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Also you could make mini pizzas with biscuits, pizza sauce, and mozzarella cheese. I think a 3 year old would like that!
    Evansmommy91

    Answer by Evansmommy91 at 4:10 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • All of these are great ideas. Thanks!
    GinNTonic

    Comment by GinNTonic (original poster) at 4:14 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • My son likes pretty much anything so I could go on and on lol. I give him at least 1veggie and fruit per meal..
    *Grilled cheese and ham, peaches and a pickle
    *Tomatoes and cucumbers with a little ranch, hot dog and yogurt
    *Chicken nuggets, olives, banana and cottage cheese
    *Turkey wrap~~turkey, chopped tomato, pickle, cucumber, lettuce, cheese, a few bacon bits and a little ranch in a tortilla shell
    *Chicken pita~~leftover rotisserie chicken cubed, tomatoes, cucumber, alfalfa sprouts, lettuce, cheese and a little caesar dressing in a pita
    *Rice, beans and cheese in a tortilla with salsa
    *English muffin pizzas
    *Mac and cheese with mixed veggies stirred in
    *Fruit smoothie, veggies and dip and a banana muffin
    *Soup, my son loves soup with a straw lol
    *Spaghettios or ravioli, green beans and applesauce
    *Scrambled eggs, ham, sauteed green peppers and onions, cheese and salsa rolled up in a tortilla shel
    kksmomma1019

    Answer by kksmomma1019 at 4:27 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • This is what I feed my two year old -

    Soup - I cook it, then drain it, and he has all the goodies.
    Grilled Cheese
    Jumbalya
    Dirty Rice
    Red Beans and Rice
    Shells and Cheese
    Mac and Cheese
    Speghetti
    Hot Dogs
    Tortilla and PB Sandwich
    Fruit Cocktail
    Cheese (as a side)
    Chili
    Chicken Nuggets
    Tacos - I just prepare a taco and cut it up into smaller pieces
    Tuna Casarole
    Mashed Potatoes (Add browned hamburger, Peas, and Corn for a birdsnest dish)
    Quesadillas
    Lunch meat cut up

    That's all I can think of.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 4:46 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Turkey Dogs, sliced peaches and goldifsh crackers. Mac & cheese with some kind of fruit on the side or veggies mixed in.
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 12:39 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

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