The Crunch a Color cards are a fun game your kids can play! You earn points for the different foods you eat and even a 2x bonus if you try a new food! Pit siblings against each other and even mom and dad can join in! In the end, every wins because they are getting excited about eating nutritious foods! There is also a set of Conversation Starters which are fun to play at dinner time!
This first lunch is very simple to put together because everything is straight from the market! This lunch is worth 110 points in the Crunch a Color game!
Main Compartment: Garlic Cheese Curds, Ham, Rosemary and Olive Oil Bread made with whole wheat and rice flours, and cherries!
Large Side Compartment: Romaine, Endive, Radicchio, Radishes, and Orange Bell Pepper
Small Side Compartment: Strawberries and Blackberries
This lunch is just as fantastic but takes a little bit more work! Recipe for the Eggplant and Zucchini is below! This tasty lunch would earn you 90 points in the Crunch A Color game!
Main Compartment: Eggplant and Zucchini Sticks, Grilled Chicken Skewers, Tomato Sauce for dipping, Radish, Orange and Yellow Bell Peppers.
Large Side Compartment: Green Checkered Apple, Cherries, and Blackberries
Small Side Compartment: Rosemary and Olive Oil Bread made with Whole Wheat and Rice Flours
Eggplant and Zucchini sticks are one of Kidlet's favorite things! They are crispy and delicious!
- 1 small zucchini
- 1 small eggplant
- 1/2 c. bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 egg, beaten
- Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
- Mix the bread crumbs, cheese, and seasonings in a bowl.
- Slice the eggplant and zucchini in to strips about 1/2 inch thick
- Dip sticks in to the beaten egg and then in to the bread crumb mixture
- Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and mist lightly with olive oil
- Bake for 10-15 minutes, flipping over halfway through, until golden brown
Two easy and tasty lunches with delicious Farmer's Market finds! Kidlet was very happy to munch on these!
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