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Extra flossing and brushing are what’s going on in our house for some extra dental education. Thank goodness Miss A’s teacher reminded me it’s Dental Week this week at her school and all month long is Dental Health Awareness. They’re talking tooth care in the classroom which means I get to break out the molar picks and drill deep for my creative side! Miss A just came back from a dental visit about a week ago with a clean bill of health and a new toothbrush. She is starting to enjoy her visits so I like to keep it all fun for her while she doesn’t have any stress attached to the visits.
I don’t own any tooth cookie cutters so I had to think of what I could make. I went the easy (and lazy route) for pancakes and used Bisquick pancake mix, which is vegan. I didn’t say healthy, but it was quick. I also added 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. I used EnerG egg replacer and unsweetened almond milk in the mix in place of eggs and cow’s milk & poured it into a pancake bottle like the one below. In the top compartments of her Easy LunchBoxes containers are organic plums, blueberries and a strawberry on a “tooth” pick. Get it? I hand drew a toothpaste bottle, a molar and a small toothbrush. I accented the tooth with 2 vegan (dairy free) chocolate chips and a fruit leather mouth. Next to her lunchbox is an Easy Lunchboxes Mini Dipper container with organic maple syrup in it.
Snacktime today will be loads of fruit. From the top left in her LunchBots Quad are sliced local strawberries, d’anjou pear pieces, pinapple chunks and sliced local Minneolas which are technically tangelos but look like a small orange.
Another flirtatious lunch for my husband today with I heart you pancakes. The big stack underneath are all heart shaped pancakes and 2 small organic plums propping up the I and the U. I also included a bunch of grape tomatoes and blueberries in his Easy LunchBoxes container today. Not shown is his Mini Dippers container with maple syrup.
My other preschooler has the same lunch as above with dental themed pancakes, plums, blueberries and a strawberry on top in her Easy Lunchboxes. Happy Lunch Packing!
Things I used to make this lunch:
Today was a leftover day. Come on! I can’t pull out spectacular on a daily basis 😉 I had some Rudi’s brand spelt tortillas and rice with black eyed peas just calling my name from the fridge. So I rolled them up and made them lunch.
Miss G is reading now (at 4.5) which means I can’t spell out the things I don’t want her to hear any more. BUT it does mean I can start small with lunchbox notes. I wrote on her clementine today in marker and made a weird looking heart out of it to tell her “I Love You!”. The Goodbyn bynto box fits the water bottle in the middle, and at the bottom are chunks of watermelon and pineapple.
Miss G’s snack is a Happy Tiffin with a half an apple surrounded by pieces of plum. I added a leaf sticker for fun. The round container has apricot mango soy yogurt in it.
For her afternoon snack she has a pickle with black and kalamata olives on top and the top container is full of mini carrots.
Miss A has a simple lunch today. From the top left are a pink flower of plain hummus, organic corn chips, strawberry soy yogurt and pineapple and watermelon pieces packed in her LunchBots container. Not shown are organic gala apples for little Miss A’s class snack.