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Waffle snowman lunch

Hope everyone’s back in the swing of routine by now.  We’re doing our best to get back on track too.  I remembered from a while back my friend Shannon at Bento Lunch did the cutest waffle snowman sandwich I’d seen in a while.  I decided to do my best to replicate her work since it was so awesome.  Here’s Shannon’s original lunch below. Please click on the photo to see her other great lunches.

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And to find out how to make one of your own, Shannon put together this great tutorial for Van’s Foods on their blog here: Van’s Foods Holiday Waffle ideas.

Here’s the one I made for my little one’s lunch:

Waffle snowmanI used Whole Foods 365 brand of dairy free, eggless mini waffles and toasted them lightly.  I spread in WOWbutter (nut free soy spread) and a bit of cranberry apple spread inside.  I lined up the 3 small sandwiches and cut a small fruit leather scarf and mouth from Stretch Island brand fruit leather.  I stuck a tiny carrot sliver for a nose on with more WOWbutter and the same for the 2 raisin eyes.  Inside the Easy Lunchboxes container was also an organic Crimson Gold mini apple and a coconut covered date and raisin ball treat.  In the top are fresh blueberries and strawberry slices with snowman cupcake toppers for decoration.

Where you can find these fun lunch supplies:

Waffle sandwiches and some watermelon

I was spending SO much money on waffles.  It sounds silly, but my kids wanted a certain brand and flavor.  I wanted organic & no junk ingredients.  I have been driving down to Whole Foods every week or two just to get waffles.  So I priced out the waffle maker, purchased one and decided to Continue Reading