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share lunch box ideas for kids!?

Discussion in 'Optimal Kids' started by smithangels@comcast.net, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. ChristineKleiber

    ChristineKleiber New Member

    When my now 6 year old wasn't good about eating meat... I bought her tenderloin. Sounds expensive but it did help her get past the chewing issues.

    The other thing when she was really small, I would cook the ground beef and then puree it in a food processor 4parts meat to 1 part well cooked rice. And then I rolled her little meatballs. It only lasted a few months... once they really like the meat, they will start eating it better on their own.
  2. Shelley

    Shelley New Member

    Great ideas Cavemam! A suggestion you might like is that we make sushi with cauliflower as a rice substitute - I just chop it up small in the food processor (or you can grate by hand) and lightly steam it - add some vinegar and salt to make it taste like the real mccoy too!

    For pizza - we use the cauliflower (or can sub out zucchini), cheese, egg recipe for the base. It also passes the kid-test well!

    I wrote a blog post on school lunches which you might find helpful..




  3. jeepifer@gmail.com

    jeepifer@gmail.com New Member

    Oh! Great idea! I may have to borrow it. ;)

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