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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:

Birdies and stars lunches

Birds make me happy.  I don’t have a specific reason.  They just cheer me up so I’m hoping that my kids find the same joy in them that I do.  All the lunches today are vegan (meatless and dairy free), soy-free, gluten-free and all ingredients are organic. Miss G’s lunch (4 years old) is spinach Continue Reading

Happy Halloween 2012!

Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. Happy Halloween, everyone! Hoping that you have all the craziness behind you by now (except for tonight, of course).  I stayed up late making homemade Stitch ears for my 2 year old’s alien costume and planning the last of the Halloween food until next year. Continue Reading

Rainbow week

I looked at the school calendar yesterday and realized it’s rainbow week at the girls’ school.  I didn’t have anything naturally blue today so I just left it out & put food in blue cups instead rather than coloring something blue.  Boring, I know. The coolest thing in the lunches is the bread which, admittedly, Continue Reading

Teeny tiny lunches

Yesterday my little one, Miss A, started her first 1/2 day at preschool.  She is a healthy eater, but she’s still only 18 months old.  I wanted to make sure to be realistic about the portions and include some of her favorite foods.  I also bought some new BPA free bento boxes for smaller portion Continue Reading