Thank you to Linda @ Gluten Free Homemaker for putting together such a great event! Linda has pooled together 10 experts who each have chosen an area to focus on for daily, brief tips relating to starting or maintaining a gluten free lifestyle. You will need to visit each individual blog to see their daily tips and advise. I am happy to be participating and will be sharing tips on lunchboxes and snacks!
Here are the topics I’ve covered in this series of gluten free lunchboxes:
- Reusable Lunchbox Wares
- Sweet GF Wrap Ideas
- Packing a Balanced Lunchbox
- Stocking Up w/ an Oatmeal Snack Cookie
- Lunch on a Stick
- Gluten & Dairy Free Dips & Spreads for a Lunchbox
- 10 GF Wrap Ideas
- Making Use of Leftovers,
- Muffins & Waffles for a Lunchbox?!
- Top Foods for a Healthy Lunchbox,
Today’s Theme: Muffins & Waffles
Muffins are one the easiest ways to get a lot of quality nutrition into your kids with the least amount of pain. In our house, I can often get a serving of vegetables in those muffins too, an added bonus. They are relatively simple to throw together, and so easy to throw extras into the freezer for a lunchbox or snack. Remember my tip on stocking up on item to throw in your lunchbox? Muffins are a perfect item for this! The key here is to get as many healthy foods as possible into the muffin without sacrificing taste or using cups of sugar. Here are some great recipes to get you started:
Waffles are breakfast, sure! But did you ever think a waffle could be used in place of bread to make a sandwich?!
Kids absolutely love novelty, and a waffle can make a very fun sandwich! With a savory/plain waffle (no sweetener), you could do a ham and cheese, or any favorite savory filling. With a sweeter waffle, think nutbutter and low-sugar jelly! Here are a couple of waffle recipes for you to try:
Don’t forget to visit each blog to see other helpful advise and hints!
Getting Started – Linda @ The Gluten-Free Homemaker
Resources – Wendy @ Celiacs in the House
Traveling – Karen @ Gluten-Free Travel Blog
Eating Out – Heather @ Gluten-Free Cat
Frugal Tips – Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal
Cooking – Carrie @ Ginger Lemon Girl
Baking – Jules @ Jules Gluten Free
Kids – Lynn @ Lynn’s Recipe Adventures
Shopping – Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry
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