Lunch Boxes and Snacks: Over 120 healthy recipes from delicious sandwiches and salads to hot soups and sweet treats
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Lunch Boxes and Snacks: Over 120 healthy recipes from delicious sandwiches and salads to hot soups and sweet treats

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Packing your child's lunch box doesn't have to mean another peanut butter and jelly sandwich and a bag of chips. Renowned children's cooking and nutrition expert Annabel Karmel shares more than 120 healthy, creative recipe ideas as well as time-saving hints and tips that will help you make a complete and nutritious lunch without increasing the chaos of your morning routine...more
ebook, 128 pages
Published March 16th 2010 by Atria Books (first published August 14th 2003)
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A great book with great lunch ideas - although I thought most of them were more awesome for me (and other adults) rather than kids, or least for my kids.
Courtney Hohimer
Some of the recipes in this book are completely ridiculous for lunches (ice pops, really?!?), and others would be much more appropriate for adults than kids. Also some of the recipes have to be cooked just prior to packing in the lunch box, which simply isn't going to happen in my house. On the other hand there are some yummy looking dishes and new ideas, which is really what I was hoping for. The author seems to have some sort of love affair with corn as its included in at least half the recipe...more
Oh to be able to make lunches. I dream of somehow doing this small domestic task for me and my husband. Instead I cram soups and microwave meals into my work bag and he grabs fast food. But still, I dream.

This book has lots of great variations on the lunch box theme and much of it would definitely be well received by my husband. I think it's one of those books you might want to own though, and not just get from a library as you'd end up copying the whole blasted book. I picked (with great restra...more
Got this as more research for my bento box obsession. It didn't have nearly as many pictures as I wanted it to, nor did it need as many recipes for the things it did showcase. I guess a cute quick read overall, but I much preferred the layout/structure of the vegan lunch box book.
Many of the recipes in this book require a lot of prep time, plus they require refrigeration for safety. Although the recipes appeal to me and I can see myself prepping and bringing these to work, I doubt they are feasible for most parents and their kids.
Rachel Rogers
Haven't tried anything yet but some of the recipes sounded intriguing to both me and my fussy daughter. we'll see.
Michele J
It had some interesting twists on old recipes.
Mary Coakley
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