Five Easy Lunchbox Ideas

It’s the conversation I hear time and time again for school/kindy/daycare mums – what to put in the kids’ lunchboxes?!  With the start of the school year creeping up, today I spent an hour in the kitchen and now have about 100 healthy food items in the freezer ready to fill those lunchboxes this term!… 

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Pear & Strawberry Cupcakes

pear strawberry cupcakes

Print Pear & Strawberry Cupcakes Author: Vanessa Gibson Serves: 12   This recipe came about because I was making a banana variation, but ran out of bananas! I scoured the fridge for what else I could use, and pears were the perfect substitute! Teamed with the strawberry & ginger, you have a delicious little cupcake that’s suitable… 

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Cheesy Spinach Muffins

cheesy spinach muffins

Print Author: Vanessa Gibson Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  25 mins Serves: 12   Because of the cheese factor, my kids love these muffins, despite the green factor! Great to freeze & a handy lunchbox option. Ingredients 1.5 cups self-raising flour 1 cup grated cheese 1 cup finely chopped spinach/silverbeet ¾ cup… 

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Gluten Free Banana Muffins

gluten free banana muffins

Print Gluten Free Banana Muffins Author: Vanessa Gibson Serves: 12   These little muffins are a perfect little gluten-free treat for the lunchbox or anywhere – especially for someone with intolerances or allergies! Great texture and delicious flavour 🙂 Ingredients 1½ cups gluten free self-raising flour ½ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 overripe bananas, mashed… 

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Easy Cheesy Muffins

easy cheesy muffins

Print Easy Cheesy Muffins Author: Vanessa Gibson   These muffins are simple, tasty & perfect to adapt to whatever flavours you like. They freeze well and are perfect for the lunchbox 🙂 Ingredients 2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour 1 cup grated cheese 1 carrot, grated 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs ¾ cup buttermilk ¾ cup light… 

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Savoury Scrolls

savoury scrolls

Print Savoury Scrolls Author: Vanessa Gibson Serves: 12   These super easy scrolls are perfect to keep up your sleeve as a great lunchbox idea or afternoon tea. They are quick to make, taste great, and the filling options are endless. Here’s some other ideas: – cheese & vegemite – pumpkin & feta – pesto & parmesan… 

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Brown Rice Tuna Cakes

Print Brown Rice Tuna Cakes Author: Vanessa Gibson   Here’s a perfect, healthy, budget lunchbox or picnic idea – enjoy! Ingredients 1½ cups cooked brown rice 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 carrot, grated 1 zucchini, grated ½ brown onion, chopped finely ½ cup corn kernels ½ cup parmesan cheese ½ cup tuna, drained and broken up… 

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