For todays kid made lunch I let my middle guy choose what he wanted to make and let him do it all from beginning to end. Lincoln immediately proclaimed his lunch would be veggies and hummus and chips then proceeded to the fridge to get what he needed and brought it to the table and washed the veggies that needed washing. I taught him how to ‘saw’ or slice his cucumber and he created his own slicing method and tested it to make sure it worked. Then he made his own lunch by putting it all together. After eating most of the veggies and all of the pita chips, he decided to go back to the fridge and grabbed a piece of string cheese to finish off the last of the hummus. That’s my boy. What an easy, healthy and satisfying lunch.
Here’s what you need:
Kid fave veggies like carrot sticks, snap peas, broccoli, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, bell peppers, zucchini, celery, cauliflower, or whatever your kiddos love.
Hummus – we like the white bean and basil hummus from Trader Joe’s
Whole Wheat Pita Chips
Let your kid pick out the veggies and pack them into a container, scoop some hummus into a section or a separate container and pack some whole wheat pita chips and a string cheese. Easy enough for my 3 year old to make and tasty enough for him to eat!