Make going back to school fun, colorful, and delicious with this easy lunchbox filled with tomato basil soup, grilled cheese (and chicken) Flatout stars, strawberries, peaches, and yellow carrots.
Babycakes is ready for 2nd grade. Can you tell?
Even though we still have a few more weeks left before we go back (unlike my friends from my hometown in GA whose kids are already back!), we are now officially in prep mode.
New backpack? Check.
School supplies? Check.
New boots? Check.
Water bottles? Check.
New adorable haircut? Check.
New lunchbox? Check.
I am excited to share with you a bunch of new lunchbox ideas in the coming weeks. Packing lunch for your kiddos doesn't have to be hard. Or boring. Or repetitive.
You've seen me talk about how much I love the Flatout pizza crusts and wraps before... but today I'm excited to share with you their FoldIts (artisan flatbread). They're perfect for panini type sandwiches (like this grilled cheese) or for tacos or other lunchtime deliciousness.
The sandwiches are super simple and take about 5 minutes to prepare.
- 1 Flatout Foldit
- 1 piece of organic American square cheese
- a handful of organic deli chicken (or turkey)
- 1 piece of Muenster cheese
Then use a small star cookie cutter (or any shape you like) and make them even cuter and dippable.
As for the tomato soup, you can make the roasted red pepper tomato soup from my newest cookbook, or go even simpler like I did here and use a single serve boxed organic tomato soup (this one is our fav).
And a lil' lunchbox note is always a good idea.
So tell me... when do your kiddos go back to school? Are you ready?!?!
Disclaimer: this is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Flatout. The opinions, text, recipe, and beautiful photos are all mine. Thank you for supporting brands that support Nosh and Nourish!! I choose them based on what I already cook/create with and feel 100% confident in recommending to you.
Lunchbox with Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Stars
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- To make the grilled cheese, lay the FoldIt flat. Put the slice of American cheese on one side and the Muenster cheese on the other. Put a few pieces of deli chicken on top of the American slice. Then, fold it.
- In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Then, saute the sandwich on one side for approximately 2 -3 minutes until golden brown. Flip over and repeat on the other side. Cheese should be melted.
- Cut into stars with a cookie cutter, or even simple strips for dipping.
- Assemble the lunchbox: heated tomato soup, grilled cheese shapes, strawberries, peaches, and carrots.
Yields 1 Serving