Besides being delicious, avocados are a rich source of vitamins and minerals. Welcome vitamin E, potassium, fibers, healthy fats, anti-inflammatory components…The cherry on the cake, they are popular among young kids, including toddlers, if we judge by the frequency we see them in the kid-approved lunch ideas on Teuko.com.
Check out these 4 popular and delicious ways to pack avocado in your child’s lunch in no time.
Lunch ideas with avocado that kids love
The absolute best way to pack avocado for lunch is whole, but this requires the use of a knife, which is not an option in most kids’ lunch boxes. We explored Teuko.com to have a look at what parents do, and we found easy ways to eat avocado for lunch that kids love.
1- Half avocado, with or without the pit. Just add a spoon in the lunchbox, and your avocado is ready to eat, even for little hands. Find lunch ideas with half avocados on Teuko.com.
2- Guacamole or simply smashed avocado. With guacamole in the lunchbox, you send party food for lunch! Use it as a dip with veggies or crackers, and you’ll have here one of the fastest lunch ideas to assemble. Avocado toasts are also a perfect alternative either for lunch, breakfast, or even snack time. Just spread it on the bread of your choice. Find lunch ideas with guacamole on Teuko.com.
3- Avocado Sandwich. Avocado is a great alternative to mayonnaise for every sandwich idea. Don’t have a favorite yet? Start with the simple but delicious avocado/cream cheese sandwich. You can also easily use it in a wrap and make beautiful pinwheels your kid won’t resist. Find lunch ideas with avocado sandwiches on Teuko.com.
4- Cut avocado: diced or sliced. Not sure if your child would eat avocado for lunch? Start with dice or slices on top of their favorite salad or main meal. Find lunch ideas with avocado dice or slices on Teuko.com.
How to keep avocado fresh until lunchtime?
Now you have wonderful recipes from the Teuko community to fit avocado into your child’s lunchbox, your challenge is to make sure to keep an appetizing appearance until lunchtime. If most kids love avocado, they often leave it untouched in the lunchbox only because they didn’t like the first signs of browning.
We already shared on the blog some useful and easy tips to help you store avocados for several hours without letting them turning brown. Read these 5 favorite tricks from the community that won’t alter much the flavor nor the aspect of the avocado, which is always a good start to get a child to eat his food!
Do you pack lunch? If so, don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your lunchbox ideas on Teuko.com! Upload your photos today: you’ll build a useful record while inspiring other parents who pack school lunches like you.
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