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Nutrition Lunch

LUNCH

Spoon a sandwich filling into an ice cream cone and eat as an ice cream cone

EGG SALAD & APPLE CINNAMON
Prepare a few hardboiled eggs and dice. Mix with mayonaise and serve on wheat bread or toast with a few lettuce leaves. Apple wedges can be seasoned with a cinnamon and sugar mix

COLOR EGGS ALL YEAR NOT JUST FOR HOLIDAYS
   

STUFF A PITA POCKET WITH SCRAMBLED EGGS
  

ROLL A SMALL SLICE OF LEAN MEAT AROUND A PRETZEL STICK. 
DIP IN MELTED LOW FAT CHEESE FOR MORE CALCIUM

MIX COTTAGE CHEESE WITH FRESH FRUIT
                                              
             


A NEAT CHOPSTICK
2 popsicle sticks
A rubber band
A small wad of paper or other material

Place the wad on the end between two popsicle sticks.
Wrap the rubber band tightly around the same end. 

KABOBS
Cubed apple dipped in lemon juice to keep from browning

Alternate cubes of cheese with apple on small wooden skewers
If you don't have skewers available, use a drinking straw, if too long just cut it in half.


FRUIT SPEARS
Alternate on skewer: melon, strawberries, pineapple, grapes, apples, orange
or whatever fruit you have on hand.
Wrap and chill until taking for lunch


HOW ABOUT SOME SNOW PEAS
Cut peas and slice through the length
Cream a banana with cream cheese
Mix teaspoon of lemon juice to keep banana from turning brown.
Fill the pea pods.


For a change from bread, soft tortilla wraps are good. Fill them with chopped chicken or tuna and salad, a bit of salsa or low fat mayonnaise for example. Fold over the bottom of the wrap first


QUICK PASTA SALAD
Mix pasta shells with tuna
bite size cooked french beans,
some hard boiled egg
cubes of cucumber,
and maybe halved cherry tomatoes. 
Mix with either mayo or french dressing.


Combine peanut butter and cheese spread, blending thoroughly. Fill celery pieces with heaping spoonful of mixture. Arrange raisin "ants" on each "log." Refrigerate, storing in plastic container.

Scoop out apple and fill with peanut butter and raising

EASY SANDWICH
Peanut butter on a slice of homemade banana bread topped with a second layer

Blend together a 50/50 combination of cream cheese and apple sauce and sandwich between two slices of cinnamon raisin bread. Cut into fingers

Cut up hot dogs and dip them into melted cheese

How about a graham cracker sandwich? 
*graham crackers
*peanut butter
*marshmallow creme, or mini's
  Put it all together.... so tasty


Cut a length of cucumber into logs, dip into creamy Italian dressing

How about some trail mix?
    
Croutons
     Small pretzels
     Raisins
     Nuts
And anything else you have in the kitchen!

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