School Lunch: Vegetarian Lunch Ideas – Pita Falafels

School Lunch: Vegetarian Lunch Ideas - Pita Falafels

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Even if you’re not vegetarian – vegetarian food makes for a great addition to any lunchbox. These falafels can be frozen and used as a last minute lunch saver when your fridge and pantry are running low. Also try making fun shapes out of them and your kids will think they’re nuggets!

In this lunch:
– Multi Grain Folded Pitas (From Pita Break – OneBun)
– Homemade Falafels
1 cup of chickpeas drained
1/4 cup carrots shredded
1/4 cup zucchini shredded (give it a little salt, let it sit for half an hour and drain all the liquids before combining it with other ingredients or quickly stir fry it to remove liquids)
1/4 breadcrumbs
1/4 tsp salt (or to taste)
1 tsp cumin powder (or to taste)
1 tsp garlic powder (or to taste)
3/4 cup parsley (or to taste – I used very little)
A splash of olive oil
(process them all together until combined)
– shape and then bake at 325 degrees F for 15 minutes or until golden. (flip them over half way)

– Veggie salad/coleslaw (cucumbers, carrots and purple cabbage)
– Tahini Sauce
– Cherry Tomato
– Sliced apples with honey and raisins
– Champagne grapes
– Green smoothie with spinach, strawberry and bananas (In Little Mashies reuseable food pouch)
– Happy Face Spork (from

Lunchbox Used:Yumbox Panino
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