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Lunch Ideas for Picky Eaters

Laura Fuentes  is mom of 3, born in Spain and now lives in suburbia.  Laura is known for making fresh school lunches convenient and real food appealing to kids, so naturally we asked her to talk about lunches and share some of her favorite resources for The Picky Eater Challenge.

Fruits and Veggies for lunch

For today’s challenge, it’s nice to…

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Vegetable and Fruit Kebabs


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  • Author: Melissa Lanz

Ingredients

Scale
  • 8 small wooden skewers or
  • 12 toothpicks or 2 small plastic forks
  • ½ red bell pepper, cut into 2” pieces
  • ½ cucumber, cut into 1” pieces
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1 cup strawberries cut in half
  • 1 nectarine, peeled and cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. Use any safe, available “stick” in the kitchen to thread vegetables and fruit onto skewers.
  2. Store in an airtight container with a side of dressing for vegetables.

Notes

SERVING SIZE

  • 2 vegetable kebabs, 2 fruit kebabs, and 1 Tablespoon dressing.

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Laura is a cookbook author, CEO/Entrepreneur, blogger, TV personality and spokesperson passionate about creating real food appealing to kids, helping parents with picky eaters, and creating food-allergy friendly recipes that don’t sacrifice taste or convenience.

  • Founder/CEO of MOMables, where she helps parents make fresh school lunches and food their kids will love with downloadable weekly menus from her members only access site.  An easy way to shop and follow a simple plan of recipes and pictures.
  • Laura appeared on Food Network’s Rewrapped in 2014
  • With an MBA in International business Development, she is an award-winning finalist in Wharton’s Social Media Leadership Awards (2013) for the creative use of social media in the Entrepreneurship category.
  • As an author, Laura contributes recipes to print magazines and has a column in the Huffington Post called The School Lunch Project.
  • Cookbook Author, The Best Homemade School Lunches on the Planet (Fairwinds Press 2014) and The Best Homemade Snacks on the Planet (Fairwinds Press 2015).
  • Her personal blog, SuperGlueMom, is filled with her full-time working mom culinary and life adventures. Motherhood, Meals, and Monday Mornings.
  • Laura’s motto:  “I am no super-mom… I’m just really good at looking like I have it all together” like Superglue!

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