Friday, October 30, 2009


This has to be on of my favorite days to make lunch. This year I made my own chocolate graham crackers and sandwiched them together with some peanut butter for spider sandwiches. I made some cinnamon sweet dough into creepy fingers with almond fingernails. I found ghost potato chips at world market and threw in some bat shaped carrots and cheese cubes. I also include a Garfield Halloween comic strip and milk for the cookie sandwiches of course! Tomorrow is the real party!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Back in Action

So we got hit with "The Flu". Whatever kind of flu it was we don't know. All I know is it was gross and I'm glad we're done. So here is just a picture of a really simple lunch thanks to the pokemon bread craft sandwich press thingy. Baby bel, grapes, carrots. Now to get busy with ideas for Halloween lunch...

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Just Another Lunch

Not so fancy today. I am really trying to give the boys better breakfasts and it's taking up some of my lunch time. I generally only really spend about 10 minutes on lunch unless it is a special day and then I would do some prep the night before. So today is pretty basic. Dry salami, olives, babybel, grapes, carrots wheat crackers and hummus.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Veggie Stuffed Pastries

This is something I've wanted to try for a long time. Because I love all things fall, these barley crust veggie pockets sounded adorable. I couldn't wait to make these. Here is how it went:

First I oven roasted some vegetables. Potatoes, parsnips and carrots with some garlic. I then rolled out my barley crust and cut it into some cute leaf shapes. I placed some veggies on each leaf.

I covered each leaf with a matching pastry leaf and sealed the edges.

I baked the leaves until golden brown. They look cute right?

Conclusion: We had some yummy corn chowder to eat with these little pastries and I tell you what-we needed it. In the end these were pretty dry and not such a treat. They were okay with the wetness of some soup to go with it but probably not worth the effort and I most likely will never make these again. Why is it sometimes the cutest kinds of foods are just not the best tasting?