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Skewer it!

Skewers are a great way to make a kid's meal more fun. Last summer I put near everything on a stick from fruit to brussel sprouts and Christian tried things that he otherwise normally wouldn't. The newest part of our adventure is to find fun, healthy kabob combinations for any meal.A little before St. Patrick's Day Millard brought home these little Shamrock Picks from the Dollar Store. I started using them right away. One night when sorting through the fridge I took a mix bag of leftovers and put together these tortellini-cheese cube-peperoni kabobs. Perhaps the peperoni was not the best of choices, but it was a very small amount so I think we should be ok.
I found these neat little wooden skewers at a restaurant supply shop for $1.99/bag and I just had to get them. I made a kabob alternating grapes and cheese cubes... a big hit with Christian! It's so easy to kick up his lunchbox presentation and it takes very little extra time to string a few things on a stick. It puts such a smile on Christian's face - it's worth it.

Here is a link to some ideas that I found at


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