Make this quick and delicious homemade lunchable for your child’s first day back to school. It will be a treat for them and you know they’ll be eating healthy. You could also make one for yourself!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 1 lunchable
¼ cup chocolate cheerios
¼ cup mini-pretzels (or pretzel sticks broken into 1-inch pieces)
1 tablespoon raisins
1 tablespoon peanuts, optional
2 celery stalks (4 inches each)
2 teaspoons hummus
3 ounces turkey breast, no-salt added, deli-style (cut each slice into 4 pieces)
1 slice reduced-fat cheddar cheese, cut into 4 squares
8 multi-grain crackers
1 nectarine, cored and sliced
4 baby carrots
Photo: Healthy Homemade Lunchable for Kids. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.
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