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Get back into the school mode with PB & J Roll Ups and these back to school lunch ideas! This post is written in partnership with Nature’s Harvest® Bread and Entenmann’s® Little Bites™ , all thoughts and opinions are my own.
It’s time for back to school season and for me that means back to packing lunches. Lately, I’ve been trying to do a few alternative to your everyday sandwich such as making these PB & J Roll Ups with Nature’s Harvest® Bread. I thought my kids would love these little sandwiches as a way to mix up the daily routine.
My kids loved them and always like to see what’s in their lunches. I decided to mix some fruit, cheese, and the roll ups with Entenmann’s® Little Bites™ Blueberry Muffins. The muffins were certainly a huge hit with my kids. They were just the perfect size too for their lunchbox. I like to add a little variety to their lunchbox; however, my kids tend to lean to more fruit during the lunchtime hour than veggies. Do yours?
I always strive to provide them though with wholesome snacks that will help them make it through the day without the grumblings of an empty stomach. Last year, on a field trip just about 30 minutes before lunchtime all the kids in my son’s class started asking “when is lunch?” repeatedly. I ask his teacher if they were always like this and she said it’s an everyday thing about half an hour before lunchtime, that just made me realize he needs a little bit more for breakfast too. I sure hope that will hold over that need for food before lunch, but thankfully I can pack his lunch well to get him through the afternoon.
All you need for these Roll Ups is a simple peanut butter and jelly with one slice of bread, then roll it up and slice. By using the Nature’s Harvest® Bread you can get 8g or more of Whole Grains in a single serving! That means you are giving your kids a fun and tasty lunch plus a boost of nutritious value too.
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Now, let us know, what is in your child’s lunchbox? I’d love to hear some of your ideas!
Happy Back to School season!