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School Lunch Box #6

This lunch was made a couple of weeks ago. I had done chicken legs in the slow cooker for dinner that night and Christian loved it. I have started making a little extra to have left overs for lunches the next day. I took the chicken off the bone and diced it up to put in a wrap. This time, surprisingly, Christian requested a little mayo on it. I put a very, very thin layer of mayo on the bread and some chicken and rolled it up. I always put a little plastic wrap around the bottom edge just to hold it together for him. I put some baby carrots on the side and he asked for me to pack a peach. We didn't have any peaches so we substituted with a nectarine.

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