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Preschooler Lunchbox ideas..?

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laurzj82 Sun 22-Jan-17 12:23:57

My DD 2.9 is a very fussy eater and lunchbox usually consists of ham sandwich with carrot sticks, yoghurt, fruit etc.

Trying to add a bit of variety and wondered what others packed as an alternative to sandwiches? Pre-school is strictly nut and coconut free and fairly strict on healthy options.

Any ideas would be gratefully received!

TIA

Cosmicglitterpug Sun 22-Jan-17 12:32:54

Cucumber and pepper sticks
Baby Bel
Rice cakes with hummus
Cold tortilla
Hard boiled egg?

laurzj82 Sun 22-Jan-17 15:37:04

Thank you. Do send cucumber and pepper sticks sometimes along with baby bel. Hummus is a no go as she won't touch it now despite previously loving itangry Perhaps I could try rice cakes or similar with cream cheese..? Hadn't thought of boiled egg, thanks smile

Downstairspoo Sun 22-Jan-17 15:46:28

Pasta salad?
Crackers and cheese
Tbh I don't vary my pre schoolers lunch much

laurzj82 Sun 22-Jan-17 16:03:24

Thanks Downstairs. We go for the odd pasta salad. It's so hard when she won't eat anything! Thought I might try wraps too for a slight variation on the boring old sandwich!

Scotinoz Tue 24-Jan-17 13:38:43

I've got some great bento type lunch boxes for my two little ones, and do a little selection of picky things like:

Frittata
Wraps
Pizza scrolls
Savoury muffins
Pancakes
Fritters
Eggs
Cheese
Crackers
Fruit

There's a website called Eats Amazing, which has some great suggestions

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