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Henry's Lunchbox - Carrot Water?

This week, Henry packed four school lunches and purchased one cafeteria lunch. He was a big fan of the mini-plums we found at our local produce market, selecting them for his lunchbox three days in a row

He also tried out an original creation: Carrot Water. On Wednesday, his lunchbox came home without the carrots he had packed. Instead, we found them hiding in his water bottle. He claimed that he wanted to try drinking carrot-flavored water, just as he likes a few drops of lemon juice to make Lemon Water. The next day, he promised not to put them in his water if he could pack a dipping sauce for them. When he packed lunch on Friday, he asked if he could put a carrot in his water bottle again and he drank most of it at lunchtime.

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?
Henry purchased a cafeteria lunch with a tuna sandwich, banana, carrots and chocolate milk.

DAY 2

DAY 2 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH?
Asian Pear
Banana Chips
Smoked Salmon
Mini Chocolate Bar
Yogurt-covered Blueberries 
Water 

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

All of the Pear
Half of the Salmon

DAY 3

DAY 3 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH? 
Mini Plums
Carrot Sticks
Banana and Nut Butter on an English Muffin
Vanilla Sandwich Cookie 
Water

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

All of the Carrot Sticks - not pictured
Part of the English Muffin

DAY 4

DAY 4 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH?
Salami
Pepperjack Cheese
Mini Plums
Carrot Sticks
Gummy Fish
Sunflower Butter
Water

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

All the Pepperjack Cheese
One Carrot

DAY 5 
 
DAY 5 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH?
Mini Plums
Peruvian Inca Corn
Korean BBQ Pork Jerky 
Mini Chocolate Bar
Water 

DAY 5 - WHAT'S LEFT IN HENRY'S LUNCHBOX 

One Plum

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DAY 1

DAY 1 - WHAT DID HENRY PACK FOR LUNCH?
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DAY 1 - WHAT'S LEFT IN HENRY'S LUNCHBOX
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DAY 2

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