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Henry's Lunchbox - Week 5

This week Henry packed 4 days of school lunches.

In case you missed the first post in this school lunch series, you can learn more about our family's lunchbox guidelines here.

DAY 1
 
DAY 1 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH?
Red Bartlet Pear slices sprinkled with pumpkin pie spice
Rainbow Carrots, 4 sticks
Chicken (leftover from dinner)
Cinnamon Graham Cracker spread with almond butter
Mini Mozzarella Balls  
Water

DAY 1 - WHAT'S LEFT IN HENRY'S LUNCHBOX?
 

Pear, 1 slice
Rainbow Carrots, 3 sticks
All the chicken
All but one Mini Mozzarella Ball

DAY 2

DAY 2 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH?  
Coconut Pumpkin Muffins, two (homemade)
Korean Barbecue Pork Jerky
Apple Cinnamon Figgy Pops, 3 pieces 
Apple slices sprinkled with cinnamon
Mixed Nuts  
Water

DAY 2 - WHAT'S LEFT IN HENRY'S LUNCHBOX

Apple Cinnamon Figgy Pops, 3 pieces
Apple, 2 slices
2 Peanuts

DAY 3

DAY 3 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH? 
Bartlet Pear slices sprinkled with pumpkin pie spice
Korean Barbecue Pork Jerky
Hippeas Chickpea Puffs, Vegan White Cheddar 
Water

DAY 3 - WHAT'S LEFT IN HENRY'S LUNCHBOX

Nothing

DAY 4

DAY 4 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH?
Pad Thai with Chicken
Cinnamon Banana Almond Butter Roll-ups
Water    

DAY 4 - WHAT'S LEFT IN HENRY'S LUNCHBOX

All the Pad Thai except 2 bites -- Henry said that the noodles were still warm at lunch but he was too excited to eat the afternoon snack that he brought. We'll try the thermos again soon with the weather getting cooler.

What was your child's favorite lunchbox item this week? Henry said that the banana roll-up is his favorite.

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