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Bunches of Lunches
   by pamela spurling

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
      For variety, instead of Jelly you can use
      Honey, bananas, butter, marshmallow crème,
      Nutella, pickles & onions, other fruit spreads
      Also try almond butter, or other nut butters

Instead of the bread you usually use...
      Try making sandwiches or fillings for tortillas, raisin bread, biscuits, muffins, rolls, pancakes
       Pita bread, English muffins, hamburger or hot dog buns, Hoagie rolls

Experiment with new sandwiches:
                     and use the old stand-by's:
        Cheese, tuna salad, egg salad, chicken salad, salmon salad,
        Turkey, ham, chicken, salami, bologna, ham spread,
        Meatloaf,  fish, meat sauce, fried egg, tofu, sprouts & tomatoes,
        Cream cheese 'n cucumbers, cream cheese and chopped olives
        Cream cheese and diced dried apricots,

Wraps... cold cuts wrapped in a tortilla and sliced into 2" slices

French bread ham 'n cheese  hoagies cut into 4" lengths

Hot dogs, Hamburgers, corndogs, burritos, Sloppy Joe's,

Fish sticks - fries,  Chicken nuggets - fries

Tacos, burritos, fajitas, tostados, taco salad

Quesadilla - cheese, meat, beans, chilies, olives

Nachos with cheese or with meat, beans, chilies

Pizza - with sauce, pesto sauce, cheese or additional toppings
             Make your own yeast dough, bisquick (master mix) crust or
              Use Boboli, english muffins, or french bread.

Cheese 'n crackers - yogurt fruit salad

Milkshakes, Smoothies - protein and/or fruit...

Chili dogs, hotdogs and beans, hotdogs chopped in chili.

Biscuits or crescent rolls wrapped around hotdogs or ham, then baked.

Quiche, plain cheese or with veggies, bacon, etc.

Soups, stews make in large quantities & freeze in doubled freezer bags.   Or freeze portions in butter tubs or freezer containers for single servings that can be heated in the microwave.

Scrambled eggs 'n toast, biscuits, pancakes or waffles
Crepes with cream cheese and fruit or meat and sauce
Crackers, cold cuts, veggie sticks & dip

! ! ! LEFTOVERS ! ! !     ! ! ! Cold cereal ! ! !

Remember:  if you are packing and sending a lunch... don't forget a:   @--;---- love note!!


I have a similar list taped inside my baking cupboard door... when I can't figure out what to fix, I just look on this list... it sparks my imagination to come up with a new and different lunch. Go ahead...  Copy it... deleting your dislikes and adding your family favourites ! Then tape the list inside your cupboard alongside your family favourite recipes, favourite pictures and reminders! It will help you when you are in a quandary as to what to make!

pamela spurling ~ The Welcome Home ~


"bunches of lunches" © pamela spurling 1999