Just a few more days to go until Christmas break!
I have tried to make gingerbread house making an annual tradition for a long time, but in reality, it’s more of a semi-annual one for us. This year, the kid and I went to a great “gingerbread” house making event – instead of using gingerbread, we made the houses out of graham crackers! It was great – my kid had a blast assembling and decorating, and I didn’t have to find time to bake.
Today’s bento lunch was inspired by this spin on the traditional
In our PlanetBox Launch:
“Gingerbread” House Sandwich:
whole wheat bread with sunbutter and superfruit spread, cut into a house shape, with graham crackers cut to match “glued” on with honey. The house is decorated with a candy cane chimney, freeze dried strawberry shingles, a fruit leather door, and Princess Leia (in graham cracker form) peeking out the window, drawn on with
Freeze Dried Blueberries surround the house sandwich for stability
Hard Boiled Egg with a Christmas countdown drawn on with a food marker
Gingerbread Man Shaped Apple Slices
Gingerbread Man Marshmallows
Candy Cane Shaped Cheese
For a great tutorial on making houses out of graham crackers, head over to Green Lunches, Green Kids and check out Sarah’s step by step instructions!
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