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SANDWICH SUGGESTIONS

BREAKFAST SANDWICH
  • Make French toast and freeze.
  • In the morning, put two pieces in the toaster.
  • When they pop up, place cheese and ham slices between them.
     
OPEN-FACED PEANUT BUTTER
  • Toast whole wheat bread
  • Top with peanut butter and warm apple sauce.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Additional Toppers for the peanut butter: Sliced bananas, or Dill Pickles; or sliced strawberries.

 
WALKING SANDWICH
These sandwiches are great for taking on a nature walk.
  • Core an apple.
  • Fill it with soft cheese or peanut butter.
     
BANANA DOGS
  • Spread peanut butter on one side of a hot dog bun.
  • Then place a small peeled banana inside the bun.
  • Eat like a hot dog.
 
CHICKEN SALAD POCKETS
  • Mix diced chicken and some chopped celery with a mixture of half plain yogurt and half mayonnaise.
  • Let your child spoon the chicken salad into a small pocket bread that has been cut in half.
  • Then let your child top his pocket sandwiches with one or more of the following: some shredded carrot, chopped tomatoes, olives, avocado or pickles.

Variation: You could also make tuna, egg , or salmon salad.
 

FILL YOUR POCKETS
Set up a sandwich line for your children to make their own pocket sandwiches.
Set out some cut pocket breads.
Next, set out some condiments, such as; mayonnaise, mustard, ketchep.
Set out bowls of tomato slices, cucumber slices, lettuce leafs, and sliced olives.
Set out a tray of meats and cheeses.
Encourage your child to take a pocket and fill it with just the ingredients he wants. Set out paper plates and napkins use.
 
PEANUT BUTTER SQUARES

Cut bread into fourths.
Spread two pieces of bread with peanut butter.
Set out some small spreading knives and some jelly and honey.
Place the two plain and the two peanut butter squares on a plate.
Give the plate to your child and let them choose what to spread on each plain piece of bread, before topping it with a peanut butter square.
 
PINWHEEL SANDWICH
To liven up a windy day, make any kind of sandwich and turn it into a pinwheel.
Cut the sandwich into four triangular sections by cutting the sandwich diagonally one way, then diagonally the opposite way.
Take a plate and place a vegetable slice (carrot or cucumber ) in the center.
Arrange the triangle sandwich sections around the vegetable slice with the pointed side touching the center slice.
Variation: You can complete the pinwheel look by adding a celery stock stick to the pinwheel.
 
TUNA ROLL- UPS

You will need two small whole wheat tortillas, some tuna salad, a couple of toothpicks and two cherry tomatoes for this sandwich.
Spread each tortilla with a thin layer of tuna salad.
Roll up each tortilla, jellyroll style.
Decorate each roll-up with a toothpick threaded with a tomato garnish.
Makes two tuna roll-ups.

Variation: Use 1 large tortilla and after roling it up, cut it into two sections.
 

CHEESE STICKS
Toast one slice of bread.
Top with shredded cheese.
Place under broiler until cheese melts.
Cut toast into three slices.
Variation: Before adding the cheese to the toast, you could spoon on some diced tomatoes, or olive spread, or tune fish salad, or whatever you think your child would like.