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Lego lunch and Thanksgiving week

Posted on: November 19, 2012

Is everyone getting in gear for the holidays?  I’m still planning our Thanksgiving meal.  It will be just the 4 of us this year so the pressure’s off.  I am starting to get a bit jittery about the holidays.   So much to do!  It’s all good, family fun though.

Miss A doesn’t have school this week so I’m just packing for Miss G, 4, and her preschool lunch.   I made some almond butter mini pocket sandwiches with Rudi’s brand Honey Sweet Whole Wheat bread.  It helps to flatten the bread a bit before making these pockets so the filling is less likely to pop through the bread.  To the right of her mini sandwiches are watermelon hearts surrounded by steamed edamame and dried apricot tulips.  In the bottom tier from the left are black seedless grapes, a piece of cauliflower, 2 Hail Merry macaroons in between the cups, and a silicone flower cup of grape tomatoes on the right.

Miss G’s snack is 2 Crimson Gold organic apples, sliced plums, mango hearts and a dried apricot shape on a ring pop holder.

I will be posting my Thankful Giveaway on Wednesday of this week.  Stay tuned and come back to enter to win some fun goodies!  It will be a good one!

Things I used to make this lunch:

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4 Responses to "Lego lunch and Thanksgiving week"

The ring holder is so cool! The mini packets look wonderful.

Looks gorgeous! Wow 🙂 And I have the same mini hearts pocket sandwich maker, but I can never get them to stay sealed, sooner or later the seams start opening up. Yours look great.

I do usually flatten the bread with these first. Not super flat but with a rolling pin. Then I sort of push in the area to be filled, and once the second piece of bread is in place and top is on, push as hard as you can. Mine usually don’t come apart, but it does take practice!

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