Recent unsettling events mean many moms are now juggling working from home with keeping the kids entertained while they’re off from school. That’s no easy feat, and lunch should be one less thing to worry about…
We’re here to help take the guesswork out of what to make when you’ve got so much on your mind. The best bit? With each of these five fabulous recipes, you only need half an hour – max!
Oh, and did we mention these meals are a little more inspired than the standard go-to sarmie? Lunch for kids? Check!
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Kids’ choice veggie subs – 15 minutes
Ready-made, store-bought falafels make this new take on that same-old sarmie easy-peasy.
American-style burger – 30 minutes
Bacon and chicken on a bun for a twist on the regular beef-patty variety. Yum! This is a hearty lunch that’ll keep bellies full and faces smiling!
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Chorizo tortilla – 10 minutes
Potatoes, onions, eggs and chorizo (or salami or ham); you’ll have most of these items on hand already to whip up this quick, tasty lunch.
Quick ham quiches – 15 minutes
This recipe makes 12 mini quiches to be shared for a less formal lunch. But make no mistake, these are tasty little canapés you’ll want to snack on, too. Perhaps two batches are in order?
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Crispy chicken strips – 15 minutes
A short list of ingredients: chicken, mealie meal and buttermilk (or oil), plus a few herbs for seasoning if you’d like. Super easy and, paired with a little bit of mayo for dipping, utterly delicious, too!