Tired of eating the same sandwich every day? Here are five creative ways to make sandwiches more fun to eat for lunch. Perfect for both kids and adults!
Just popping in to share a few ideas with you. When I originally thought of this post idea, it was geared towards kids, since it’s back to school season and lunches have to be packed again in many households. But, by the time I was done, I realized that these ideas aren’t just fun for kids, but adults, too!
If packing a plain old sandwich is getting boring, here are 5 ways to make your sandwich more fun!
Instead of a sandwich, try:
This one is mostly geared towards kids. Use cookie cutters or just freehand with a knife. Cut into fun shapes, animals, etc to make the sandwich more appealing. Hint- this also works with other things like fruit slices, cheese, etc. Fun shapes make everything more exciting!
Instead of making your sandwich on two pieces of bread, put your choice of fillings into a tortilla, roll it up and slice into segments. It works great for things like tuna or salmon salad, but also works well for a deli meat and cheese combo. Add a spread of hummus to the tortilla to help it all stick together!
Kids and adults alike will enjoy making these mini sandwiches. Use crackers, pita bread etc as the outsides and pack with slices of meat, cheese and veggies. When it’s time to eat, assemble like lunchables!
This is a great way to use up leftovers. If you serve chicken or pork for dinner, cut some up while you’re putting the extras in the fridge and throw them in a quesadilla with some cheese, beans and veggies. Cook on a panini press or simply microwave to melt the cheese. Once they cool, pack them for lunch! They can be eaten cold or easily reheated in the microwave.
Let’s face it, mini-sized things are more fun to eat! Slider buns make the perfect portion size for kiddos and adults can easily pack two or three for a full lunch. Get creative and make three different sliders for the same lunch if you have lots of leftovers to use up, or make them all the same!
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