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Lunchbox ideas

Are you stuck for lunchbox inspiration? Pack your kids a lunchbox to look forward to, while giving them the energy they need to focus and perform their best at school each day. Through this weekly column, I will share some of my favourite lunchbox ideas. All the recipes are tried and tested – approved by my own children! We would love to share your favourite lunchbox ideas as well. Please pass your recipes onto Mrs Kranz or email your ideas or recipes to mossgiel.park.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au. 

Mrs Kranz

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It is always nice to have a little variation in our lunches. It is an added bonus if we can sneak in a few extra vegetables. These corn cakes are a perfect alternative to the sandwich. Make ahead of time, ready to add to the lunchbox each morning. This is one of many recipes I have found on the Victorian Government’s Better Health Channel. This website contains lots of great healthy lunchbox tips and ideas, it is definitely worth a look! You can download a printer friendly version of the recipe below.

CREAMY CORNCAKES

300g can creamed corn
125ml milk
2 eggs
120g polenta
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 onions, chopped
1 cup carrot, grated
1 cup peas, cooked
1 cup red capsicum, chopped finely
½ cup tasty cheese, grated

Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Blend corn, milk and eggs in a bowl. Add the polenta and baking powder and mix well. Stir in the onion, carrot, peas and capsicum. Pour mixture into a lightly greased baking dish (approximately 20x30cm) and top with grated cheese. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Cool then slice. Source: Better Health Channel

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