Sliced strawberries and reduced-fat cream cheese come together in a sandwich for this quick and healthy lunchbox treat.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Ready in: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving
Ease of Prep: Easy
1 tablespoon reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
1/4 teaspoon honey
1/8 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
2 slices very thin whole-wheat sandwich bread
2 medium strawberries , sliced
Combine cream cheese, honey and orange zest in a bowl. Spread bread with the cheese mixture. Place sliced strawberries on 1 piece of bread, top with the other.
You can make up "Kebabs" with many different foods, using straws instead of skewers. They are quick to put together and easy to pack in the lunch box. Add a container of ketchup or a dip for extra flavour. Here are some ideas for you to try, but feel free to make up your own combinations, choosing healthy foods that your child enjoys. There is plenty of scope for your children to help with this task.
Slices of ham or turkey rolled up and interspersed with cubes of cheese and wedges of pineapple (optional)
Cherry tomatoes and chunks of cucumber mozzarella cheese
Slices of cooked sausage and gherkin
Pieces of carrot, celery, cucumber, bell pepper, and baby corn
Squares of Spanish omelette
Salami, cubes of mozzarella cheese, and cherry tomatoes
Skewer any combination above for a perfect lunch or finger food snack for the kids.