6 Quick & Easy Recipes for a Delicious Start to the School Year
By admin 23-August-2017
Back to school season is upon us, bringing with it all the excitement of a brand new start, and some of the anxiety that comes with that too, especially after a long relaxing summer of fun. Of the many things on mom’s plate, are her little one’s school lunches that she prepares with love every day. With so many school days ahead, the routine tends to get tedious, with mom and child quickly getting bored of the same meals over and over again. It’s no wonder moms are perplexed about what nutritious, easy to prepare and tasty lunchbox meals to prepare to help fuel their kids’ productive school day.
That’s why we’ve put together 6 quick and easy, not to mention super tasty recipe ideas for a great start to the new year. Wishing you a school year filled with success and excellence minus all the boring routine.
1. Potato Shawarma Croquettes
Who doesn’t love potatoes?! In this special vegetarian recipe, you will be serving your kids their favourite ingredient with a special twist, while making sure they are getting the right nutrition and all that great taste, with only a few ingredients in no time at all. While the recipe calls for deep frying the croquettes in oil, you can always choose to bake them in the oven for a healthier alternative.
Check out the details of this delicious potato shawarma croquettes recipe on this link.
2. Mini Shawarma Calzone
Your kids are going to be so proud showing off their delicious calzones to their friends, and with that amazing shawarma flavour, you can rest assured your kids won’t be bringing any leftovers back home. All you’ll need is some beef, onions, mozzarella cheese and a sprinkle of Maggi Shawarma Mix for that irresistibly delicious twist. Best of all these savoury treats are lunch box ready, and easy for your kids to enjoy, mess free!
Get the full mini shawarma calzone recipe here.
3. Cheeseburger Twisters
Give these yummy cheeseburger twisters a try, for a deliciously innovative lunchbox meal your kids will absolutely love! Instead of using pre-packaged burger meat, we will opt for a healthier lean beef mince, prepared safely at home with a dash of pepper and some cheddar cheese. Naturally, you can control the number of twisters you pack, and exactly how much cheese goes in there, keeping the meal healthy and filling.
Check out the details of this here for the full recipe.
4. Burger Pops
Another creative and healthy burger alternative your kids will enjoy, without feeling like they’re missing out on their favourite food. For this recipe you will need leeks, dill, cheese and of course ground beef. The flavours really come together when you add 2 cubes of Maggi Bouillon and some pickles to taste. A few more easy steps after that and voila, delicious burger rolls that go great with ketchup.
For the full burger pops recipe click here.
Since there is no way kids will get bored with burger, we thought we’d bring a third recipe we think they might like. What you'll need is some lean minced beef mixed with Maggi Shawarma Mix for a rich, irresistible taste. Get creative with the garnish including vegetables, cheese and sauces your children love.
Get the full shawarma sliders recipe here.
6. Chicken Quesadillas
If your children aren’t crazy about beef, you can always try something different with this quick and easy chicken recipe. You will need chicken cubes, tortillas and some jalapeno peppers, or sweet peppers if your children aren’t fans of spicy food, some cheddar cheese and green onions. Combine these ingredients together for delicious quesadillas your kids will flip for.
Get the chicken quesadillas recipe here.