Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Low Groceries Means a Lunchbox Full of Treats

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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. 

Everyone has low moments in the kitchen. Like this morning when I went to make smoked salmon and cream cheese sandwiches for our kids, and the salmon was gone. But I wasn't going to let a little salmon get me down. Why not use it as an excuse to give my kids a treat? Cream cheese and jam sandwiches it would be. And salty potato chips (bits, really, because it was the bottom of the bag -- everything had a low tank today!) on the side. Hope I scored some mom points today...

Looking for even more inspiration? Click here to see some of the twins' past lunches.

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Tags: a's kids' lunch, lunch, sandwich, jelly, cream cheese, potato chips, dream lunch, everyday cooking

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over 1 year ago Ann

Love this column too! Only end up catching up on it every few months as it's not part of the RSS feed :)

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almost 2 years ago lilaw

I'm a student and this column gives me ideas for my lunches, I really enjoy it! :)

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almost 2 years ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

thank you!

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almost 2 years ago EmilyC

Love this column, too -- and I highly approve of the cream cheese and jam sandwiches. They're my son's most-requested lunch for day care (and I eat my fair share of them at the office!). Keep the ideas coming!

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almost 2 years ago hobbit445

Please keep it up, Amanda...way too prone to lunchbox doldrums over here, and your ideas are inspiring. Plus it's pretty.

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almost 2 years ago abeth

I love this column. It has given me many ideas for my kids' lunches. Thanks so much.

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almost 2 years ago Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

I'm so glad to hear this! I don't hear much from readers so I thought it might just be a gallery of odd lunches.

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almost 2 years ago HalfPint

HalfPint is a trusted home cook.

I really like this column too. I don't have any children yet, but it's nice to know what kids do eat. But honestly, these are great ideas for MY lunches too.