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School Lunches

Posted by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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What do you make your child(ren) for school lunch?  I'm looking for some ideas for DS's lunchbag. I don't want to just make him ham and cheese or pb&j sandwiches all the time. 


(He's 4 and going to Pre-K so his appetite won't be as big as an older child)

by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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goddiddlyumshis
by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM
My ds is picky... He won't eat anything but a peanut butter sandwich. (Along with healthy snacks), but trying to break him of this---impossible.
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AdensMommy1107
by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:03 AM

What healthy snacks do you include? 

Quoting goddiddlyumshis:

My ds is picky... He won't eat anything but a peanut butter sandwich. (Along with healthy snacks), but trying to break him of this---impossible.


goddiddlyumshis
by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:05 AM
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Apples, grapes, strawberries, or carrots, broccoli, edamame, or avocado.
Cut up some cheese, and give him crackers.
Sometimes he gets some hummus and crackers
He sometimes gets a "junk food" snack. But he doesn't really like them lol weird kid


Quoting AdensMommy1107:

What healthy snacks do you include? 

Quoting goddiddlyumshis:

My ds is picky... He won't eat anything but a peanut butter sandwich. (Along with healthy snacks), but trying to break him of this---impossible.


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AdensMommy1107
by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:16 AM

BUMP!

mom2byz
by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:28 AM

 My son is sooo picky, it's horrible!!!

I use to do yogurt, with a fruit (of any kind) and some crackers

Sandwiches get boring very quickly.

Maybe get a mini thermous and you could do soups maybe?

AdensMommy1107
by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Thanks!  I hadn't thought of yogurt, he loves that.  He hates soup though! He could eat sandwiches forever, but I want to switch it up for him. 

Quoting mom2byz:

 My son is sooo picky, it's horrible!!!

I use to do yogurt, with a fruit (of any kind) and some crackers

Sandwiches get boring very quickly.

Maybe get a mini thermous and you could do soups maybe?


aj23
by Gold Member on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Hopefully this year mine will allow some change and eat a sandwich or something but all of last year I sent homemade lunchables or a thermos with soup, mac and cheese and things like that. I also sent a gogurt and cheddar bunnies, graham crackers or chips when he wanted something else. 

aj23
by Gold Member on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:40 AM
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You'd be surprised at what you can fit in a Thermos container. I've heated it up and dried it and put chicken fries in there before and they stayed warm until lunch. Anything that's small will work. 

Quoting AdensMommy1107:

Thanks!  I hadn't thought of yogurt, he loves that.  He hates soup though! He could eat sandwiches forever, but I want to switch it up for him. 

Quoting mom2byz:




AdensMommy1107
by on Aug. 14, 2013 at 11:41 AM

What did you send the mac and cheese in? Did the school warm it up for you? 

Quoting aj23:

Hopefully this year mine will allow some change and eat a sandwich or something but all of last year I sent homemade lunchables or a thermos with soup, mac and cheese and things like that. I also sent a gogurt and cheddar bunnies, graham crackers or chips when he wanted something else. 


aj23
by Gold Member on Aug. 14, 2013 at 12:12 PM
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I sent it in the thermos. I heated it up in the morning before school and it was still warm when he ate lunch.


Quoting AdensMommy1107:

What did you send the mac and cheese in? Did the school warm it up for you? 

Quoting aj23:

Hopefully this year mine will allow some change and eat a sandwich or something but all of last year I sent homemade lunchables or a thermos with soup, mac and cheese and things like that. I also sent a gogurt and cheddar bunnies, graham crackers or chips when he wanted something else. 



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