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My eldest has had the almost exact same lunch everyday since kindergarten, I’ve tried multiple healthy baked goods to try something different and save on costs but she just won’t eat it as she things it’s all sweet. Any reccomendations, if I can hide some fruit or veg in there the better? I’ve tried quiches, muffins, even mini “pizzas” but she just won’t entertain them.

Posted anonymously, 27th January 2021

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  • Mini pies with her favourite fillings.

  • Pinwheel are always a hit or savoury muffins

  • Savory pancakes or muffins. Fried veg chips.

  • Muffins! So many savoury options and they are always delicious

  • What about homemade sausage rolls and pies? There are also so great recipes for veggie scrolls. You can make them look like little snails just for something different.

  • Zucchini Slices home-made or you can buy a ready-made from Aldi or Coles. I made lots of muffins using leftover veggies or corn fritters I make up the recipe and bake it in my muffin tins the kids love these.

  • So she’s rejecting sweet things? Get her to try what you’re packing at home, so she knows it’s not sweet when she finds it in her lunch box.

  • Have you tried cooking and baking together? Maybe sausage rolls, noodle salads, fried rice, onigiri?

  • What about a toasted sandwich or grilled cheese when cool cut into strips most kids like cheese.

  • What does she have now, might be best to try tweet what you already have in there so she gets used to things that are different to start with

  • I make pita chips out of pita bread and give my child little individual dip packets he loves them.

  • Pin wheels, carrot sticks and dip, sausage rolls (homemade that you can put veggies in them)

  • Arancini balls, pea fritters, rice paper rolls, chicken and vegetable sausage rolls :)

  • Little ones helping to make mini wraps might also make them more interested in eating savoury food too.

  • Wraps, sausage rolls or rice paper rolls always seem popular with the kids.

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