Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween 2013

Halloween - I didn't want to go too crazy and pack a bunch of food for today.  They are having their classroom party today so I know that it would just be wasted.  D has a mini whole wheat bagel with cranberry/pecan chicken salad, colby/jack cheese and an orange.

I also have cranberry/pecan chicken salad, colby/jack cheese, almond thins crackers and grapes.

The Halloween food picks were sent to us by Jee Jee from Bento USA.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Day 470

Day 470 - Today D has heart shaped cheese ravioli that I cooked in water with pink gel food coloring on a bed of spinach with grape tomatoes, an orange and grapes.

I had leftover chicken and roasted potatoes on a bed of spinach with an orange and grapes.


Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Days 468 and 469

Day 468 - Today's lunch is a peanut butter/honey sandwich, string cheese, red fish, grapes and a protein bar.

I have a DIY lunchable of ham, salami and cheese, red fish and grapes.

Day 469 - This is one of D's favorites.  Breakfast for lunch!  She has mini pancakes, chicken/apple breakfast sausage, maple syrup, grape tomatoes, an orange and some chocolate chip cookies.

I have cottage cheese, bread sticks, some deli sliced chicken, grapes and a couple chocolate chip cookies.


Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Day 467

Day 467 - Ham sandwich, colby/jack cheese cubes and grapes.

I have a DIY lunchabe.  Ham/salami/turkey, colby/jack cheese, grapes and a soft pretzel.


Days 465 and 466

Day 465 - Star ravioli with sun dried tomatoes on a bed of spinach, peach/apricot newton stars and some grapes.

I have turkey/spinach roll ups, a couple slices of salami, fresh mozzarella with sun dried tomatoes, hot buffalo wing cheddar and some grapes.

Day 466 - This picture is a disaster but it is what she had for lunch.  She has pb & fluff linzer sandwiches, colby/jack cheese and an apple.

I had some left over tortilla soup.


Friday, October 18, 2013

Frightful Fall Hop

Frightful Fall Hop - D's lunch is full of Frightful Foods!!  She has a green cauldron full of Bat's Eyes (cheerios with Wilton chocolate melts and coconut and a couple of candy eyes), poached fingers (hot dogs cooked in soy sauce and brown sugar), blood red eyeballs (grape tomatoes), Spider blood dipping sauce (ketchup) and last Eyes of Newt (grapes)! To continue on in the hop click on the picture below and see what Kathy is making at Eclectic Lamb.

All of the food picks came from Jee Jee at All Things For Sale.


Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Day 464

Day 464 - Skull and crossbones and Lab flask turkey sandwiches, grapes, ghost fresh mozzarella and a jack o' lantern apple.

I have a spinach salad with chicken, black beans and shredded cheese, grapes and crushed red peppers.


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Day 463

Day 463 - Bagel with cream cheese and a small container of strawberry jelly, ham "eyeballs", haunted oranges, cereal bar.

I have a box of random stuff to pick on.  There is turkey, pino grigio cured salami, hot buffalo wing cheddar, grape tomatoes, Kashi bar and some grapes.  In case you haven't noticed or have been wondering...yes I LOVE grapes!

Day 462

Day 462 -  PB&J pocket sandwich made with the new CuteZcute Mini Pocket Sandwich Maker.  D picked the bat.  She also has homemade chocolate yogurt decorated with a sprinkle pumpkin and some grapes.

I have a DIY lunchable.  I had some left over ham steak so I cut it out with the circle cutter, added some cheese, crackers, sliced apple and grapes.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Day 461

Day 461 - Grilled cheese sticks!  These are one of D's favorites.  She has grilled cheese sticks, pizza sauce for dipping, grape tomatoes, grapes, and a hollowed out apple filled with cinnamon vanilla homemade yogurt topped with sprinkles.

I have a wrap on flax and oat lavash bread.  It is cream cheese, turkey and dried cherries.  I also have some grapes.


Thursday, October 10, 2013

Day 460

Day 460 - Today's lunch is a repeat DIY Lunchable, but it's cute and she likes it!  She has turkey and cheese flowers decorated with carrots, a red and yellow tomato flower, gala apple and a brownie.

I have ham and cheddar with a sliced gala apple, grapes and crostini.


Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Days 458 and 459

Day 458 - Grilled Chicken/BLT salad.  D's salad is baby spinach, grilled chicken, muenster cheese, tomatoes and bacon bits.  She also has homemade yogurt with homemade blueberry apple sauce and some graham crackers.

My salad is baby spinach, grilled chicken, muenster cheese and black beans.  I have my crushed red peppers and some grapes.

Day 459 - Breakfast for lunch!  D has mini pancakes, chicken/apple sausage, mini dipper of maple syrup, marinated mozzarella and some grapes.

I have a random odds and ends picking box.  There is some chicken/apple sausage, salami, muenster cheese, crostini and grapes.


Monday, October 7, 2013

Day 457

Day 457 - Today is a silly sandwich day.  D has chicken parmesan meatballs in a sub roll, decorated with  eyes from a pumpkin decorating kit and the "stick" of a lollipop.  She also has pea pods and tomatoes, an apple and some M&M's.

I have a grilled chicken lunchable with hot buffalo wing cheddar, crostini, heirloom tomatoes and grapes.


Friday, October 4, 2013

Day 456

Day 456 - Today is Game 1 of the Post Season for my Boston Red Sox!!  We wish them well on the road to the World Series!!  The baseball is a turkey sandwich decorated with a Wilton surgar sheet and American cheese, she has grapes sporting a baseball cap, an apple carved into a baseball and some cookies.

I have a DIY Lunchable.  Turkey, hot buffalo wing cheddar, crostini crackers, homemade protein bar and some grapes.


Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Day 455

Day 455 - The picture quality is awful.  I had to take this with my cell phone at 8:00 last night, but you get the idea of what she has anyway!  She has a 1/2 of a short rib sandwich, spinach salad, homemade yogurt topped with sweetened spiced pumpkin and toasted pecans.

I have leftover grilled chicken, string cheese, the same pumpkin pie yogurt, pea pods and hummus.


Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Day 454

Day 454 - DIY Pizza Lunchable.  Homemade pizza crust cut with my linzer cookie cutter, grille chicken, cheese and sauce.  She also has some sugar snap peas and cinnamon apples.

I have a thermos of leftover chili.


Monday, September 30, 2013

Day 453

Day 453 - Swim with the fishes!!  We went to Bass Pro the other night and I saw a lollipop that was called Fish Kabob.  It is a stick with 4 or 5 Gum drop fish on them.  That was the inspiration for this lunch.  So she has peanut butter sandwiches decorated with Wilton icing writers and a candy eye.  She has string cheese, grapes, freeze dried peaches and one of the gummy fish.

I have baby spinach with left over grilled chicken and some cheese.  For dressing I'll be using salsa mixed with yogurt.  I also have grapes.


Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Day 452

Day 452 - Today is homemade "naked nuggets", bbq sauce for dipping, peas, grapes, cheese, tomatoes with Tuscan seasoning and a couple of Oreos.

I packed these and took the pictures last night.  This morning I put some crackers in the blue cup.  I have tuna, peas and grapes.


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Days 450 and 451

Day 450 - Lasagna and salad!  I bought that over sized silicone muffin liner in the $1 spot at Target.  It is the perfect size for one serving of lasagna (for an 8 year old anyway).  She also has a salad, homemade yogurt with homemade blueberry applesauce and an Oreo cookie.

I had a DIY Lunchable.  Deli turkey and ham, cheese, grilled green beans and some grapes.

Day 451 - DIY Pizza Lunchable, homemade yogurt  with apple pie dip and grapes.

My lunch today is identical to yesterday's. 


Saturday, September 21, 2013

Day 449

Day 449 - D has mixed lettuce, tomatoes, muenster cheese, chicken, Greek dressing, grapes and a couple of TJ's yogurt stars.

I have mixed lettuce, chicken, black beans, feta cheese, grapes and crushed red peppers.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Day 448

Day 448 - D's appetite still has not yet returned.  She has a half day at school today so I didn't send a lot of food.  I made her a little chicken salad and sent it with some crackers.  In the Squooshi pouch is some homemade blueberry applesauce.


Monday, September 16, 2013

Day 447

Day 447 - D is still not feeling great.  No more vomiting but still feeling a bit weak.  She is going to give school a try today so in her thermos (not pictured) is some homemade chicken and stars soup.

I have a DIY Lunchable of turkey, cheese, peas, hummus, cherry tomato and grapes.

Days 445 and 446

Day 445 - Quick easy Friday lunch, DIY Lunchable!  She has turkey, ham, cheese, crackers, grapes and cherry tomatoes.

I have an Italian cold cut sandwich on ciabatta bread (that I shared with a co-worker), peas and hummus and some grapes.

Day 446 - D was sick all weekend. I made her a pb&j fairy sandwich with some fruit but to be honest, she didn't go to school today and didn't eat a bite of it.

I have a couple slices of a leftover Italian calzone, peas, cheese and grapes.