Make school lunches fast and delicious

Lifestyle Monday 24/September/2018 19:59 PM
By: Times News Service
Make school lunches fast and delicious

The school term is on and for you the race is on as well. If you’ve been down this road before, then you know these months feel like a full-blown sprint where you are constantly running from one obligation to the next. And that doesn’t leave a lot of room to prepare meals and eat good-for-you foods, does it?
If all of this sounds familiar, you’ll be relieved to know that it is possible to create a delicious lunch for yourself and your children in no time flat during the school year. Included below are recipes for a delightful roasted turkey kale salad sandwich to make the most of your next lunch break and a pizza sandwich with fresh mozzarella your children are sure to love — and will make them the envy of the school lunchroom. Both of these recipes are easy and fun to make and they will have you rethinking what’s possible during your busy school year schedule. So, what are you waiting for? Start creating your own sandwich favourites today.

Roasted Turkey Kale Salad Sandwich
1 multigrain sandwich roll
1/3 cup kale, chopped
1 lemon wedge
1 tablespoon Caesar dressing
1 tablespoon Parmesan, grated
4 thin slices roasted turkey
Salt and pepper
Add chopped kale to a small bowl and squeeze lemon juice over it. Add a sprinkle of salt and mix kale mixture for 1 minute to soften. Add Caesar dressing and Parmesan to bowl and toss until everything is evenly coated. Salt and pepper to taste. Open multigrain sandwich roll and place the sliced turkey on the bottom followed by the dressed kale Caesar salad. Place the top on the sandwich and keep refrigerated until ready to eat.
Caprese Pizza Sandwich
1 wheat sandwich roll
2 tablespoons pizza sauce
4 slices fresh mozzarella
8-10 pepperoni slices
5 basil leaves
Salt and pepper
Open sandwich roll and smear the pizza sauce onto the bottom half. Top with fresh mozzarella and add a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Add pepperoni and basil and place the top on the sandwich. Keep refrigerated until ready to eat.