The little dude is making this lunch thing way too easy for me. No complaints! Yesterday he took burger bites again. I didn’t even make fries. He took rotini instead along with grapes. How easy is that? Then he announced that he wants to take pizza the rest of this week. Hmmm. O…K? He couldn’t […]
Today’s lunch is pasta salad and grapes. This has definitely been a favorite. That makes me happy because it is SO easy! The pasta salad includes tofu, tomatoes, color peppers, and kalamata olives. We sprinkle it with a tiny bit of vinegar or vinaigrette. Done! Total cost of this lunch is approximately $1.10.
Today’s school lunch was vegetable summer rolls. This was an alternative to the school menu item, shrimp spring rolls. ($6!) Ours included tofu, color peppers, cucumbers, carrots, and bean thread noodles all rolled up cozy in brown rice wrappers. He took two of these along with grapes. He also randomly asked to take a piece […]
Today’s school lunch was these cute little mini burgers, baked fries, and grapes. I had a FAIL when I tried to create something similar to the catered menu item, steak teriyaki. The rice was under done and the vegetables were overcooked. Ick. Luckily I have several packs of these burgers waiting in the freezer. I […]
Pizza Friday! I wasn’t really feeling like tackling shepherds pie (school menu), and the little dude was happy with pizza. Sweet. It was actually a small personal pizza equivalent to about 2 slices. This was the leftover from a second identical one he had for breakfast. He also had one for dinner last night. Pizza […]
Baby boy is in kindergarten! Wow. All day big guy school means school lunch. They do offer a catered “healthy” hot lunch, but for a few reasons we will be packing lunch. 1. The catered option doesn’t include vegan options. Every day includes cheese and/or meat. 2. The catered option is $6 per day. (!) […]