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Homemade Lunchables

These homemade lunchables pack 16g of protein to keep kids fueled throughout the day. They’re easy to assemble the night before school and fun for kids to eat. Pair with fresh fruit like grapes and a fun side like guacamole and pretzels for a complete lunchbox.

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Homemade Lunchables

Homemade Lunchables

These homemade lunchables pack 16g of protein to keep kids fueled throughout the day. They’re easy to assemble the night before school and fun for kids to eat.

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce sliced low-sodium turkey breast, rolled, cut in half
  • 1 slice lowfat Cheddar cheese, cut in fourths
  • 4 whole wheat crackers
  • 1 hard-cooked egg
  • 1/2 cup seedless green grapes
  • 1 (2 oz.) Wholly Guacamole® mini
  • 1 ounce pretzel sticks

Instructions

  1. Assemble lunchbox with all ingredients. Use cupcake liners or small containers to keep items separate to avoid sogginess.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 209Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 207mgSodium: 400mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 16g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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