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Leftover roasted hen is the important thing ingredient on this straightforward Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Sunflower Seeds. Prepared in just some minutes and ideal for the youngsters lunch bins…or your individual!
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So, bear in mind the Sunday hen we made the yesterday? You understand, the easy one with only a handful of components that resulted in the very best hen ever? Yeah…that one. Nicely, I hope you saved your leftovers as a result of they’re going to assist hold you sane when packing the youngsters lunches. Again to high school season is upon us…I believe I’ve given everybody truthful warning…however it would nonetheless smack me within the aspect of the pinnacle like a seagull attacking me for my sandwich. I’m by no means prepared for it.
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This 12 months I’m going to assist us all out with a little bit mealtime planning within the type of making an enormous dinner after which morphing the leftovers into the week’s lunch. Like this Easy Roasted Chicken…that I was..not one…not two…however THREE lunches which might be completely child pleasant and received’t put a dent in your pockets. All of the components I used are from my native ALDI retailer. You understand I’m a longtime fan and that’s not about to alter anytime quickly as a result of my meals price range has, actually, been lower in half.
My little man likes to do issues himself this 12 months so two of the lunches are construct your self meals that the youngsters can assemble proper at their lunch desk. They’re so contemporary and engaging, you need to pack a little bit additional as a result of there could also be some hungry pals that would really like a chew. You simply by no means know.
First up is that this superb Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Sunflower Seeds. I turned a fan of the cherry/sunflower seed combo after I whipped up this broccoli salad final 12 months and it’s quick turn out to be an enormous favourite right here on the Soapbox. This hen salad is hearty and wholesome, it takes about 5 minutes to organize and it’s sandwiched in between two slices of cinnamon raisin bread. It’s so unbelievable…you could simply need to take one to work with you.
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Then we made these fabulous hen tacos…no recipe wanted right here, simply pack your favourite taco toppings and construct away. We love the Casa Mamita Hearth-Roasted Salsa* at ALDI, it’s so contemporary and tangy, excellent for these moveable tacos. I grated some delicate cheddar and added just a few olives. Every thing is wrapped up in a mushy flour tortilla.
Final…however definitely not least…Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps. Once more, consider issues your children prefer to eat and customise to their distinctive tastes. My little man loves, LOVES mandarin oranges in order that they had been a should in these wraps. We sliced up some inexperienced onions after which drizzled a little bit Tuscan Backyard Teriyaki Sauce* on high that I discovered at ALDI. Contemporary, quick and engaging!
Be aware: Bento bins and snacks had been additionally bought at my native ALDI market, objects obtainable whereas provides final.
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