Tuesday, August 10, 2010

More fav recipes-- For the Lunchbox

I realized the other day that most of the recipes on the blog are yummy and well not so healthy. So I decided I need to pull out some of my faves and start posting again.

This one I love, the girls love, great for at home or lunch boxes.

Finger Lickin' Chicken Salad
1/2 c cubed roasted chicken
1/2 rib of celery (bite size pieces)
1/4 c mandarin orange segments
1/4 c seedless grapes
(apple chunks are also good)

2 tbls lemon yogurt
1 tbls reduce fat mayo
1/4 tsp soy sauce
1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon

toss together chicken, celery and fruit.

Combine dip ingredients.
If sending in lunchbox, besure to keep chilled w/ ice pack.

Peanut butter Apple wraps

3/4 cu peanut butter (or similar nut butter)
4 whole wheat tortillas
3/4 c finely chopped apple
1/3 c shredded carrot
1/3 c lowfat granola w/ raisins
1 tbls wheat germ.

spread peanut butter on tortillas. Sprinkle each with the remaining ingredients. Roll up tightly. Cut in half to serve. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. We put an ice pack in the lunchbox w/ these.

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