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Innocent Design A Lunchbox Challenge

Friday, 16 September 2011
The lovely people at Innocent Drinks sent us a lunchbox filled with innocent goodies, which my girls loved, and some stickers to customise the lunchbox.   and fill with a typical lunch that my daughters take to school.  My youngest daughter immediately claimed it as hers and loves it.

She decorated it all by herself, including writing her name on it.  Here is her finished masterpiece:

As you can see, she is very proud of it:

Here she is talking about her new lunchbox, please excuse the poor quality sound - it was filmed on my cheap mobile phone:

Here's what was in her lunchbox the next day:

There was an Innocent Squeezie and also some Innocent Juicy Water, a cheese and ham spiral, cucumber, carrots, tomato and a small piece of banana cake.

I've written a post with pearls of wisdom from our household about packed lunches, have a read and feel free to comment with more suggestions and tips.

Here's the recipe for the Cheese and Ham Spirals, you can vary the filling, cheese and vegemite also works rather well:

Cheese and Ham Spirals

chopped or shredded ham

300g (2 cups) self-raising flour, and extra for dusting

50g butter, finely chopped

180ml (3/4 cup) milk

80ml (1/3 cup) tomato chutney or pasta sauce

3/4 cup (90g) grated cheddar

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line two baking trays with baking paper.

Sift flour into a bowl and rub in butter using your fingertips. Add the milk and mix everything to a soft dough.  Knead the dough on floured surface until it's smooth.  Roll out into a 25 x 30cm rectangle.

Spread the chutney (or pasta sauce) over the dough, sprinkle with ham and then cheese.  Roll up starting from a long edge.  Use a sharp serrated knife to cut the roll into 12 slices.  Place the spirals on trays and bake for 15 - 20 minutes.

Cool on a rack then wrap how you like and pack into lunchboxes or freeze for later.

You can find Innocent Drinks on Facebook and Twitter too. They also have a fab You Tube Channel with delicous recipes for your lunchbox on it.  Don't forget to join in with The Big Knit if you are a knitter!

1 comment:

  1. I just posted the Innocent Lunchbox Challenge too and I thought I would have a wee look to see if anyone else had. Your daughter is adorable and it looks like she enjoyed decorating her lunchbox as much as my wee boy did.

    Little Tums


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