{Vegan MoFo} A nut-free, gluten-free lunchbox for a vegan pre-schooler

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My kids are on school holidays at the moment, which means a reprieve from packing lunchboxes.

However, that does not mean you will have a reprieve from hearing about lunchboxes. πŸ™‚

Recently, I featured the lunchboxes of my school-aged kids.

Today, I show you the lunch of 4-year-old Tiny Vegan, who attends a pre-school with a ‘nut-free’ policy.

On Friday, his packed lunch consisted of the following:

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A small bowl of pasta salad – gluten-free spirals, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, carrot, celery, red capsicum (bell pepper), freshly picked parsley leaves, and a smidgen of soy mayonnaise.

Strawberries; cucumber and carrot sticks; homemade hommus; chickpeas roasted in vegan worcestershire sauce; goji berries; coconut flakes; sunflower seeds and a bottle of water.

Each child also brings a separate container of cut-up fruit to share with the other children at morning tea. At this time of year, we usually pack orange segments, mandarin segments or strawberries.

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Tiny Vegan’s Verdict

So, what returned home in the afternoon?

A few chickpeas, a few sunflower seeds, a couple of goji berries, a coconut flake or two, a smidgen of hommus, and a segment of the parsley sprig.

I think that’s a ‘thumbs up’. πŸ™‚

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Check-out my other post on vegan lunchboxesΒ here.

For more vegan pre-school lunchbox inspiration, visit my friend Sarah’s blogΒ Play.Love.VeganΒ (clickΒ here). She is a mum of two tiny vegans, including a pre-schooler. Her lunchboxes are works of art.

Ally

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About Ally
Mamma. Vegan. I blog at Made of Stars.

18 Responses to {Vegan MoFo} A nut-free, gluten-free lunchbox for a vegan pre-schooler

  1. uberdish says:

    It’s so refreshing to see such a beautiful and healthy lunch packed for a little one! With a lunch like this, your little one is ready to learn. πŸ™‚

  2. Patricia says:

    Wow that looks great! Thanks for sharing.

  3. That looks really good – I’m going to make this for myself for my next weekend course πŸ™‚

  4. Poppy says:

    Oh wow, I wish I had a mum like you πŸ˜€ You put so much love into your children’s lunchboxes and into their little tummies..

  5. narf77 says:

    You make lovely lunches that are probably the envy of a lot of your children’s friends :).

    • Ally says:

      Thanks narf7. Back in my day, I reckon my friends were really envious of my vegemite sandwich on brown bread and squashed banana. πŸ™‚ I’m envious of the fact that you got cake.

  6. playlovevegan says:

    Yum I wish my two ate pasta salad! I try various ways but it’s usually wasted…. I love pasta salad so I will keep trying haha. Thanks so much for the mention!

    • Ally says:

      You are very welcome. πŸ™‚
      Keep trying with the pasta salad – you never know. We ended up having success with pasta sauce and a certain ‘discerning’ eater in our house. πŸ™‚ Anything is possible.
      Hot up your way?

  7. susykat says:

    I wish my work lunchbox ever looked that impressive!

    • Ally says:

      I’ll get you some stainless steel lunchboxes, silicone cupcake holders and a cute cat head on a stick for your birthday. You’ll just have to prepare the food. πŸ™‚

  8. Sophie33 says:

    This is indeed a very tasty lunchbox! Yummmm!

  9. Pingback: {Recipe} Vegan Lunchbox Snacks | Made of Stars

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