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pocket sandwich and applesauce

pocket peanut butter sandwich
carrots with ranch, cherries and fruit snacks
"applesauce on the go"

Over the summer, I saw the applesauce and other fruit squeeze things that come in these pouches. The fruit squeeze pouches intrigued me. Miss C loves applesauce and it was great to take on vacation, I didn't have to worry about washing fruit, bruising, forgetting its in the suitcase and rotting. When we saw some organic fruit pouches in Florida, we snagged a few flavors to try. Applesauce was a definite favorite. I wish I can say about the rest... well, because they tasted like baby food, like fruit purees in those teeny jars. When Miss C was a baby, we sort of did this baby-led weaning thing where we skipped purees altogether and had table food that was mashed or diced or chunked. So she never really had a lot of jarred "baby food".  Miss C did not like the other fruit puree flavors, and I don't blame her. She was, however, totally in love with the applesauce pouches. I'm not sure why kids have a thing with food in tube packaging, but they do; and the applesauce pouches more expensive than jarred applesauce. So I put some no-sugar added applesauce into these silicone ice mold that I use for "Gogurt" and she loved it! Plus it's reusable so no wasted packaging going into the trash and landfill!

one of our favorite lunch tools last year! 

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"Don't cha wish your girlfriend(wife) packed lunch like me?"
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I don't really care if my husband gets teased about his lunches. I don't think he does either. He rarely eats lunches, so when he was participating in the Crossfit Open last March, he needed to maintain a healthier eating routine, I was a little more giddier than he was to pack his lunches too. I didn't take many pictures of them, since he didn't care much for presentation, but with EasyLunchBoxes, it was easy to arrange the food in different compartments.

Last weekend, he participated in a mud/foam run in Chicago with the some of the athletes at our Crossfit box. It was a 2.5 hour bus ride each way, so he needed to pack lunch and a post-race dinner.  Of course I jumped on that opportunity to pack his lunches too. :)
Mud Run Munchies Juices for carbs, water, protein shake, bananas ELB#1: eggs, …