Whether you are spending the day by the pool, heading off on a road trip or trying to fuel kids between school and soccer practice this kid-friendly Turkey Pinwheel Snack Box is perfect to take along. Assemble these boxes with the kid’s favorite fruits and vegetables for an easy and healthy snack.
We love making bento boxes here in our house so that I know the kids are getting a good variety of protein, fruits, and vegetables. To keep things interesting we try to change things up from the normal sandwich. This Turkey Pinwheel Snack Box has a roll up that is filled with turkey and cheese and rolled into bite size pieces. Let the kids help pack their snack box too and let them customize with the fruits and veggies that they like to snack on. For this combo we had the pinwheels, carrots, sugar snap pees, and grapes.
Key Ingredients for Turkey Pinwheels Snack Box
Spinach Wraps– We used spinach tortilla wraps for these pinwheels for some extra nutrients. You can use regular tortillas, whole wheat, or a different flavor will work, too!
Turkey– We love turkey in our household for a lean protein option and the kids like it in a variety of recipes so we always have some in our deli drawer. If your family likes ham, use that instead!
Cheese– I had some reduced fat cheddar cheese that we used. You can use what ever flavor cheese you have for a great source of calcium and protein!
Sugar Snap Peas– the kids enjoy the crunch and sweetness of sugar snap peas. And I love knowing that they are getting many essential vitamins and minerals in just a handful of the peas.
Carrots– Another family favorite, baby carrots are a great choice to throw into these snack boxes. Easy to pack, tasty, and so good for you!
Fruit– We always just pack whichever fruit we have in these boxes. We chose grapes this time but sometimes we pack up the ready to go Del Monte Fruit cups.
Nutrition Tip: A delicious addition to any veggie tray, sugar snap peas are rich in vitamin C that is used by the body to make collagen for healing injuries and boosting the immune system.
How to Make this Turkey Pinwheels Snack Box
This snack box idea is super simple to make and assemble. That is why it is perfect snack for car rides, sports practice, or for an after school snack.
First just lay out the spinach wrap or tortilla of choice on a clean surface and layer with the turkey and cheese. Then roll them up and slice into pieces.
Place the turkey pinwheels along with your fruits and vegetables of choice into your lunchbox. Then you are ready to go! We hope you enjoy this easy snack box idea as much as we do!
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- 1 spinach wrap
- 2 slices lowfat Cheddar cheese
- 4 slices low-sodium deli sliced turkey
- 1/2 cup sugar snap peas
- 1/2 cup baby carrots
- 2 Del Monte® Fruit Naturals® Snack
- Lay wrap on cutting board. Layer with cheese and turkey. Roll up tightly and slice into rounds.
- Add pinwheels, sugar snap peas, carrots and Fruit Naturals® to snack box.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 267Total Fat: 7gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 508mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 2gSugar: 9gProtein: 21g