Try th­ese healthy lunch­box ideas

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

For fam­i­lies with young chil­dren, the new school year means coming up with healthy, nu­tri­tious ways to fill their lunch­boxes.

Th­ese are some quick and easy ideas from the 5+ A Day web­site. Cherry to­ma­toes. Baby car­rots and chopped cu­cum­ber with hum­mus. Sliced cap­sicum. Cel­ery with cream cheese peanut but­ter.

Ba­nana and ap­ple cut up in yo­ghurt. Man­darins. Straw­ber­ries and blue­ber­ries.

or Pineap­ple chunks. Whole fruit – pears, stone­fruit.

Av­o­cado,

grated

ap­ples,

car­rot

and Mar­mite. Ba­nana and peanut but­ter. Cu­cum­ber, mint and low-fat cream cheese.

Let­tuce and boiled egg.

Coleslaw and cheese.

mashed

hard-

Home-made pizza slice with mush­room, cap­sicum, onion and spinach.

Potato frit­tata with cheese, to­mato, corn, grated courgette and onion.

Sushi with av­o­cado and cream cheese.

Food for thought: A healthy lunch will help your child to stay fo­cused and happy in school.

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