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8 Trade-Proof Goodies for Lunchboxes Recipe

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This recipe for 8 Trade-Proof Goodies for Lunchboxes, by , is from THE KELLNER FAMILY COOKBOOK 2008, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008

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1. Fruity Kabobs: Spear chunks of pineapple, cucumber, orange and or grapes on toothpick; include a small cup of yogurt for dipping.


2. Happy Trails Mix: Combine equal parts popcorn and whole-grain unsweetened cereal; add a small handful of orange flavored dried cranberries.


3. Chips & Dip: Pack up a small bag of baked tortilla chips; include a separate container of salsa you've spiked with shredded cheese for dipping.


4. Do-It-Yourself Mini Stackers: Provide whole-grain crackers, 1 inch squares of sliced roast turkey breast and cucumber rounds in separate containers. Let your child stack her own sandwiches.


5. Mini Rice-cake sandwiches: Spread peanut butter between mini rice cakes.


6. Taco bites: Provide separate containers of mini-taco shells, low fat bean dip, shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese and salsa.


7. Ham "Sushi": Spread turkey ham lunchmeats with a thin layer of cream cheese. Sprinkle with shredded carrot and roll into a cylinder; slice crosswise.


8. Petite Pitas: Fill Whole wheat pitas with hummus, shredded lettuce and chopped tomato. Drizzle with Italian dressing; wrap tightly in plastic wrap.

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9. Mix peanuts with raisins or cranberries, can also add pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds.

 

 

 

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