One of the best tips I have read online about lunch preparation is to make the following day’s lunch while you are preparing today’s lunch. It doesn’t work every day but it certainly helps. When I am packing the insulated lunch bags at night, often most of the lunch is already prepared. Usually I have precook and frozen baked goods ready to pack. It saves time.
Tomorrow’s offering is a result of packing throughout the day whilst preparing meals for my little darlings.
Mango, coconut and chia smoothies
Corn crackers with vegan mayonnaise and cheese
Pasta and vegetable box
Tropical fruit box
Vegetable muffin with dairy free cream cheese.
The lunch bags will come home empty 🙂
Hope you have a lovely week xx
These are lovely, moist in the middle, crispy on the top, with little sweet surprises from the chocolate and pear. We made these after breakfast then headed to the creek to eat them and enjoy some quality outside play. What a wonderful morning!
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (160 fan forced)
In a large bowl combine until well combined:
3 very ripe bananas mashed
2 tbsp chia seeds soaked in 1 generous cup soy milk for 10 minutes
3 tbsp dark agave nectar
1/3 cup dairy free choc chips
1/3 cup rice bran oil
Mix in 2 cups of wholemeal self raising flour.
Spray oil 12 cup muffin tin and divide mixture evenly between the holes.
Slice a pear thickly. Trim slices to fit on top of muffin mixture. Gently place pear slices on top of mixture. Sprinkle with raw sugar.
Bake for about 15 minutes or until muffins spring back when lightly pressed.
Note: to transport warm from the oven, I tie them into a cotton napkin or clean tea towel.