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These are one of my favorites from my weekly MOMables menu plan subscription. Cracker Stackers are both easy and versatile - with mini cutters, I can make the meat and cheese shaped to fit any theme I want! And they're a great option for that day you're out of bread and haven't gone shopping yet!
The MOMables subscription service plans out your weekly lunches (and even a few dinner ideas!) with shopping lists and recipes and everything. Right now you can get 30% off your first three months, and/or 25% off the 8-week gluten (and nut)-free menu! (I did both - I got the gluten-free menu plan, plus I subscribe to the regular service.)
Little Z's Butterfly Stackers
|Van's GF crackers, dye-free gummy stars, organic white and sharp cheddar, uncured turkey and ham;|
organic strawberries, carrots, golden beets, sugar snap peas, purple broccoli
I tucked the orange cheddar scraps underneath the cheddar butterflies since Z tends to prefer the orange cheese, and after all the meat and white cheddar scraps, Baby had plenty.
Just for fun, I made a little veggie garden, even though I knew Z probably wouldn't eat much of it. She's not very adventurous with her veggies. I cut some organic carrot coins with a flower veggie cutter for the bulk of her vegetable portion, and added a few golden beet butterflies, purple broccoli florets, and an opened sugar snap pea.
The dye-free gummy stars came from Whole Foods. A Lunchbox Love note tucked in on top of her cloth napkin (not shown) helps remind her how special she is to me. (I fold the napkin and fit it in the large compartment - it helps keep everything in place!)
Baby's Butterfly Lunch
|Organic cheddar scraps, uncured ham and turkey scraps, Van's GF crackers; |
organic raspberries, sugar snap peas, apples
Mama's Butterfly Salad
|Salted organic cucumber, salted pistachios, chocolate mint things; organic salad w/lettuce, red savoy cabbage, beets (regular, golden, and Chioggia,) carrots, and purple broccoli; hemp hearts, sunflower seeds, raisins, raspberry vinaigrette|
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