Thursday, February 5, 2009

Lunch on a Stick


  • cheese, cubed
  • cooked tortellini
  • grape tomatoes
  • whole wheat bread slices, cut into 1-in. pieces
  • leaf lettuce, optional
  • sliced deli ham, cut into 1-in. strips
  • seedless red or green grapes
  • wooden skewers (5-6 inches)

  1. Mac & Cheese on a stick: Alternately thread cheese and tortellini on a skewer. Add grape tomatoes if desired.
  2. Ham & Cheese on a stick: Thread bread, lettuce if desired, cheese and a ribbon of ham on a skewer. Add additional cheese and bread pieces. Hold in place with a grape or grape tomato on each end.
  3. Fruit & cheese on a stick: Alternately thread grapes and cheese on a skewer.
  4. Create your own lunch on a stick: Let children place their favorite ingredients on a stick.

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