It’s important to add variety to your diet so your body gets all the nutrients it needs. Sandwiches are the goto lunch choice for any packed lunch, but a sandwich every day during the school year can get boring. Try Sandwich on a Stick or Salad on a Stick for a fun lunch special! It’s as easy and fun to make as it is to eat!
Sandwich on a Stick
To make a Sandwich on a Stick, grab your favorite sandwich stuffers. Below are examples, but you can really use anything that you can put on a stick.
Cut up cubes of bread, cheese, meat or any other ingredients to make them bite sized. Take toothpicks (for minis) or skewers and slide on the ingredients. Be sure to mix up what you slide on the skewers. Pick your favorite condiment, such as honey mustard for dipping.
Salad on a Stick
Salad on a Stick works in the same way as Sandwich on a Stick, just with different ingredients. For the salad version, grab your favorite salad items such as sweet bell peppers, celery, lettuce and cheese, or try our Italian version. For the Italian version, use these ingredients: cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls and fresh basil. Then drizzle olive oil, salt and pepper on the skewers.
Pick of the Month: Tomato
Some people say tomatoes are their favorite vegetable; however, the tomato is actually a fruit. Tomatoes can be cooked many ways or can be eaten raw. Tomatoes are a delicious source of Vitamin C, folate, Vitamin A, calcium, magnesium and vitamins and minerals known to fight types of cancer as well. So, fill up your skewer with tomatoes today!
Delicious and Nutritious