This post brought to you by Michelina’s. All opinions are 100% mine.
Serve the Kids a Fun Lunch of Circles!
(CAUTION: Be VERY cautious of choking hazards of circular food with your kids. I recommend presenting the circle meal to your younger ones and then cutting their circles in half!)
There’s nothing my kids love more than playing with their food. And there’s nothing this mama loves more than when they learn from their food while they’re at it (like with these Number Mini Pancakes and this Waffle Mandala Fun Kids Snack). So when Michelina’s challenged us to go ahead and “play” with their frozen dinner entrees to make a fun lunch, we were like… um… YES! Here’s what I came up with to make our fun lunch a learning experience, too…
A Fun Lunch Full of Circles
I was inspired by the fun wagon wheel circle pasta of Michelina’s Wheels & Cheese Entree. So I decided to jazz it up (and add in some more healthy elements) with other fun circle food for the kids. I added some hot dogs for protein, carrots and peas, and bananas, too.
My 4 and 6 year old kids loved the circles. And ate it all! Even my toddler loved his fun lunch of circles (minus the choking hazard hot dogs, though, and with the tough carrots cut in half).
5 More Fun Lunch Ideas with Michelina’s
Michelina’s encouraged lots other bloggers to “Make It Your Michelina’s,” too. Here’s some yummy (and easy!) lunch ideas that they came up with…
- Garlic Chicken & Penne Pasta (HoneyBear Lane)
- Cheeseburger Wheel Pasta (Baby Gizmo Blog)
- Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli & Sun Dried Tomatoes (Your Modern Family)
- Easy Chipotle Chicken & Rice Burrito (The Gunny Sack)
- Garden Fresh Five Cheese Ziti (The Budget Gourmet)
Do you ever add learning or play to your kids lunch? Share your fun lunch ideas in the comments below!
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