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Does anyone have any ideas on lunch things for 2 children aged 3 years and 17 1/2 months? I am pretty good at giving my children breakfast and dinner, but when it comes to lunch, I can't seem to be able to think of anything they like. They don't like chicken nuggets, hot dogs, or grilled cheese sandwiches. The youngest doesn't like pb&j and the oldest just eats the insides out or smears it all over the place. Neither like coldcuts. What should I do? I feel like such a failure as a mother right now becasue I feel I don't feed them correctly

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Bugbait

Asked by Bugbait at 3:19 PM on Oct. 14, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Yogurt, a string cheese and a fruit?
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 3:25 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • We eat a lot of lunches that consist of a cheese, veggie, fruit, and bread. For example, today we ate cottage cheese with fresh peaches, celery and carrots (raw), and a slice of French bread (basted with a dipping oil). I cook from scratch and serve leftover sometimes as well. My son loves southern style crock pot mac & cheese. We don't eat processed foods though.
    Erin814

    Answer by Erin814 at 3:25 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • What about giving them some fresh steamed veggies and something to dip them in, along with some cheese and hummus.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 8:52 AM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • veggies, soup, pasta salad
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 11:45 AM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • meat,fruit, crackers or chips, juice
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 8:23 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Crackers, cheese, fresh fruit, yogurt....that usually works for my 2. Good luck!
    mainemusicmaker

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 7:08 AM on Oct. 16, 2010

  • Fruit,yogurt,cheese crackers,my girl loves grilled cheese wt whole wheat.
    bucky77

    Answer by bucky77 at 4:59 AM on Oct. 22, 2010

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