English Muffin with Ham & Carrots

I like to try and use the same ingredients in different ways, to help use up leftovers and avoid waste where possible.  Therefore I used another English Muffin in this lunch, this time as a sandwich rather than turned into a pizza.

In his lunchbox Small Child had a toasted English Muffin with ham, some carrot flowers (carrot disks cut with a mini cookie cutter) and a babybel cheese with a heart outline cut from the wax.  I achieved effect this by using mini nesting heart cutters, sticking the smaller heart back onto the cheese after cutting them both out. I also added a cute giraffe pick to the carrots.

For dessert Small child had a banana (cut into two and marked with a small heart cutter; the cut ends dipped in lemon juice to prevent browning), a peeled satsuma turned into a ‘nest’ with a little chocolate egg (determined to get through the last of our Easter chocolate before Christmas arrives once more!), and some mixed dried fruit with a mini dog pick.

I also added a frozen organic yoghurt tube to his lunch bag (not shown).  He sometimes forgets to eat this at lunchtime, but is always happy to have it as a snack on the way home from school.


About Grace

Mum of two lovely boys, blogger, enthusiastic packer of bento lunches and UK bento shop owner. Sharing creative ideas for fun, healthy food that kids will love!
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