Friday, June 27, 2014

Here's Lunch #29: Last Day of School Pizza Lunchables

It's the girls' last day of school. I forgot to take pictures of the girls, but I didn't forget to take some of their lunches. Good one, Mom! lol. Well, with the new year starting in one week, I'm not too broken up about it. ;)  Little Sis requested Pizza Lunchables on her last day while Big Sis said she wanted to buy lunch at school: Chicken Filet Sandwiches, so she got a snack. Heeeeeere's lunch packed on our LunchBots today! :)

Here's Lunch #29: Last Day of School Pizza Lunchables in @lunchbots

Here's Lunch #29: Last Day of School Pizza Lunchables in @lunchbots

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In this lunch using LunchBots Cincos (big enough to hold an entire meal):
  1. Nature's Own Flat Sandwich Rounds
  2. Muir Glen Organic Pizza Sauce and Trader Joe's Mozzarella Cheese
  3. Organic Red Seedless Grapes
  4. Organic cut carrots
  5. Laughing Cow Creamy Swiss Cheese with Snack Factory's Pretzel Chips
  6. Entenmann's Little Bites Chocolate Chip Muffins for dessert
Here's Lunch #29: Last Day of School Snacks in @lunchbots

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In this lunch using the LunchBots Quad:
  1. Organic cut carrots with ranch dressing
  2. Laughing Cow Creamy Swiss Cheese with Snack Factory's Pretzel Chips
  3. Smartfood White Cheddar Popcorn
  4. Peeled Snacks Apple Berry Clusters and a box of raisins
* "Here's Lunch" is a series of lunch posts for those days when I really don't have more to say than "Here's lunch". :)

Shout Outs:
Peeled Snacks for a healthy fresh fruit alternative (for Big Sis)

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Christine, aka happyvballgirl :)

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Weekend Beach Trip Snacks

We are heading out to the beach for a fun weekend with friends. Breakfast is included with our rooms and we plan on eating out for dinners so that only leaves one lunch which we decided to bring ourselves. Our friends are bringing chicken salad and we are bringing lunch meat and bread. :)


Just because we r on vacation doesn't mean we have to eat totally unhealthy so here's some salad I chopped up for the weekend. Has spinach, broccoli slaw, carrots and grape tomatoes. Also brought some  cranberries and sunflower seeds to sprinkle on top .


Here are the girls' car snacks. Filling them up a the good stuff before we eat out.

My Epicurean Adventures: Weekend Beach Trip Snacks @Easylunchboxes

In this snack:
  1. Stacy's Multi-grain Pita Chips to be eaten a Sabra Classic Hummus
  2. Cascadian Farms Organic Edamame
  3. Organic carrot sticks
And the ever so fun packing part. This isn't all of it, though I wish it were! At least it's less than our 2 week trip out west! ;)


And finally the eating in the car pictures.



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And how awesome is this? I wrote this entire post in the car on my new HTC One phone. :) Not only does it take awesome pics, it doesn't crap out on me when I do stuff like this! Yay!

And I may very well continue to add to this post as the weekend progresses, being sure to take full advantage of this fancy new technology. ;)

Here's more:

My lunch: my salad meets Glen's broccoli salad. Mmmmmm.


The girls' lunch:


And dessert - Caramel Pretzel Bars:


Finally, some of the sights from the day.


Shout Outs:
Applegate for providing natural (and organic varieties, too) nitrate-free yet oh-so-convenient pre-packaged deli meats. Check out my FB post professing my love for them: FB post professing my love for Applegate :)

Thanks so much for stopping by and please feel free to make my day by leaving me a comment, joining my blog in the top right corner or liking my on Facebook at MyEpicureanAdventures - the more the merrier! :)

Christine, aka happyvballgirl :)

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Bento Boxes:

           Shop LunchBots

Other earth-friendly alternatives for fun and easy to-go meals and snacks!

 

Lunch Boxes:

  

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Silicone Muffin Cups:

    

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Handy Kitchen Tools:
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or purchase one through Amazon.com:

  

Nutribullet - Didn't think I needed one when my parents gave it to me, but it sure has come in handy:


Other Fun Stuff:


The Lodge - for their high-quality made in America cookware that seriously makes cooking more fun. :)

  

OXO Good Grips Fish Turner:


Joseph Joseph Cutting Boards:


Pyrex Storage Containers:

  


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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Volunteering at School Wednesday Lunches #3

Well, it's the second to last week of school which means I only have one more week left of volunteering and it's bittersweet. As happy as I'll be to get my Wednesdays back to myself, I'm also getting kinda choked up. I'm going to miss bunch of 1st grade cutie pies... sniff sniff...

Anyway... here are the lunches I packed girls today. Big Sis is in the middle of EOGs (End-of-Grade) testing so I wasn't able to have lunch with her, but did drop off some after-testing popsicles for them. And, I did get to do lunch bunch (read books while the kids ate) w/ some of Little Sis's class. :) But the funny thing is, I ended up eating my lunch in the car before I headed off to run errands.


Little Sis' Lunch:

  1. Sandwiches on a stick: Trader Joe's organic soft white bread with Applegate Ham and American Cheese
  2. Snack Factory Pretzel Chips with Laughing Cow Creamy Swiss Cheese
  3. Organic Carrot Sticks
  4. Organic Seedless Red Grapes
  5. Cascadian Farm Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
  6. Potato Sticks (from our local Korean grocery store)
  7. 4 Hershey's Kisses



Big Sis' Lunch:
  1. PB&J Sandwich on Trader Joe's Organic Soft White Bread, Cascadian Farms Organic Blueberry Jam and JIF's Natural Creamy Peanut Butter (kept far far away from Little Sis' Lunch)
  2. Snack Factory Pretzel Chips with Laughing Cow Creamy Swiss Cheese
  3. Organic Carrot Sticks
  4. Peeled Snacks Apple Clusters
  5. Sunmaid Raisins
  6. Potato Sticks (from our local Korean grocery store)
  7. 4 Hershey's Kisses


My lunch:

  1. Applegate Ham & American Cheese with Romaine lettuce, mayo mustard and Wickles
  2. DELISH watermelon
  3. Crunchmaster Gluten-Free Crackers
Here's silly Little Sis at lunch. Today, instead of doing lunch bunch in the classroom like we normally do, we went to the cafeteria, to change things up a bit. Little Sis sure was excited about SOMETHING!



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One more week to go!!

Thanks so much for stopping by and please feel free to make my day by leaving me a comment, joining my blog in the top right corner or liking my on Facebook at MyEpicureanAdventures - the more the merrier! :)

Christine, aka happyvballgirl :)

Here are some affiliate links to the products I love and use on a daily basis. Well, I don't use ALL of them everyday but I do use at least 3 every day... you know what I mean! :) Feel free to ask me about any of 'em!

Bento Boxes:

           Shop LunchBots

Other earth-friendly alternatives for fun and easy to-go meals and snacks!


Ice Packs:


Lunch Boxes:

  

Stainless Steel Water Bottles:


Bento Tools:
Silicone Muffin Cups:


My favorite Bento supplier @ All Things For Sale.  Just click on the pix to view/purchase now! :)

Japanese Bento Accessories Sauce Container set of 4 Lovely Mayo Cup Japanese Bento Box Accessories Food Pick Cute Animal Fork 8 pcs Bento Silicone Baking Food Cup - 12 Heart Food Decorating Pick Long Pix Stix Assorted