Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Fluff for Lunch

By • July 3, 2014 • 17 Comments

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Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.

No one likes to be surprised and delighted more than kids. Today I gave the asparagus and kale a rest, and turned to some iconic pantry staples: peanut butter, and more importantly, Marshmallow Fluff. Because I couldn't help myself, I did use wheaty bread (forgive me, young'uns!), and I layered in sliced banana for a third flavor. On the side, I packed yogurts. As you can see, they have divided brand allegiances. 

What's in your lunch today? See some of the twins' past lunches

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Tags: Lunch, kids, brown bag, marshmallow fluff, peanut butter, fluffer nutter, bananas, banana, sandwich, yogurt

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about 1 month ago Kathy

any good lunch ideas for a picky eater to take to school?

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3 months ago Moriaelini

This sounds awesome save for the fluff. YUCK! Even as a kid I was never a fan, heh.

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4 months ago Hgranger

Fluff is my favorite food. Can't have it in the house or I eat it with a (giant) spoon. Have the kids tried Siggi's yogurt? I am obsessed with the vanilla.

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4 months ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

They haven't -- I'll pick up some. Thanks for the suggestion!

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4 months ago mrslarkin

Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

I love fluff. It's great on ice cream. It also makes great buttercream frosting. Target has the big tubs, fyi.

Tad_and_amanda_in_the_kitchen

4 months ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

How do you mix it into buttercream? Intrigued.

Mrs._larkin_370

4 months ago mrslarkin

Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

From The Marshmallow Fluff Cookbook. This one's for quick buttercream:

One 7 1/2 ounce jar fluff
3 sticks unsalted butter, room temp

Nuke fluff 30 seconds in microwave. Scrape into bowl and whip until smooth. Add butter in pieces and whip until smooth.

But sometimes I just add a few spoonfuls to a basic confectioner's sugar frosting.

Tad_and_amanda_in_the_kitchen

4 months ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

Great -- thanks so much!

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4 months ago Emily

Love This. Sometimes this stuff is the best.

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4 months ago sandriaw

Is there a particular brand of marshmallow fluff you like or do you make your own?

Tad_and_amanda_in_the_kitchen

4 months ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

I think the brand is Marshmallow Fluff, actually! It's the only one my grocery store carries.

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4 months ago ATG117

Full fat fage vs chobani??? Squarely on team fage here.

Tad_and_amanda_in_the_kitchen

4 months ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

I haven't heard their full cases for/against -- need to get a better understanding!

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4 months ago ATG117

Would love to hear the rest of the case ;)

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about 1 month ago Moriaelini

I was always a big fan of Greek Gods brand greek yogurt when I was still eating dairy. I still buy the plain now for making tzatziki for my family on falafel night.

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4 months ago Allyn

My old roommate and I used to eat peanut butter and fluff sandwiches and drink champagne on our birthdays, because... fluff. What's not to love?

Tad_and_amanda_in_the_kitchen

4 months ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

Nice.