Easter Egg Lunch Box
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Easter Egg Lunch Box

Easter Egg Lunch

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Scroll down for today's recipe and you'll see….that there is none.

No recipe -- what?! Well, don't be upset because this is one of the cutest ideas for school lunch that I've ever seen. You know those plastic Easter eggs you've got that are probably stored in your house somewhere just waiting to be used once a year? Here's a cool new way to use them for school lunch. Just fill each egg with a variety of different foods, pack them up, and come lunchtime your kids can open them up for edible surprise after edible surprise. Here are a few of our favorite things to stuff them with:

* cheese cubes
* olives
* berries
* almonds, pistachios, walnuts, roast sunflower seeds or cashews
* whole grain crackers
* raisins, dried cherries, cranberries or other dried fruit
* turkey or ham cubes
* edamame
* cooked pasta

Happy Easter!

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  1. Ruth

    March 29, 2013 at 11:42 am

    My kindergartener loved this, but then his teacher had to confiscate the empty eggs because he and his buddies started tossing them around the lunch table…. Boys!

  2. Cyndi

    March 28, 2013 at 9:13 am

    Thanks for the much-needed inspiration!

  3. Krissy

    March 27, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Heck, forget school lunch….this would be great as a snack for Easter day or a lunch the day before as well! Another use for the plastic eggs, is sending hard boiled eggs in cold lunches. They’re the perfect size for an egg and keep the egg from being crushed. :)

  4. Lisa | With Style and Grace

    March 27, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    I seriously cannot wait for this kiddo to get big enough so I can pack him an easter lunch like this!

  5. Tammy

    March 25, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    What a fun idea! I am totally going to do this for my little guy. Thank you so much for always keeping it fun and special for kids! You rock!

  6. Tara

    March 25, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    Super cute! Thanks for the adorable idea! My 3 year old daughter will LOVE this!

  7. Tammy

    March 25, 2013 at 11:25 am

    I LOVE this! (now I wish I had a bunch of eggs saved up…)

  8. charise

    March 25, 2013 at 11:11 am

    What a great idea! So fun and works on finger dexterity at the same time – love it!

  9. Gaby

    March 25, 2013 at 10:55 am

    Can I have this for my lunch too please :)