Monday, July 12, 2010

Muffin Tin Monday - it's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... a plane!

Greetings everyone! I hope you all had a super duper weekend. Another week beginning means another Muffin Tin Monday!

This one is for my 8-year-old, his first muffin tin meal. :)

the plane, the plane!

Back row: dried out carrots (don't you hate when that happens?!) with homemade ranch for dipping, raspberries, pickles.
Front row: kiwi fruit, a spicy chicken quesadilla, cheddar cheese airplane with havarti cheese windows (LOL).

The cheddar cheese airplane ws made with a really old cookie cutter I have. I've had that cookie cutter longer than I've had kids! It's by Wilton, but back in the olden days you could buy those things for 25 cents a piece at places like Michael's and Walmart. I haven't seen them sold like that in a loooooong time.

The quesadilla was cut out using one of the new neato Lunch Punch VrrrM! sandwich cutters! The middle airplane shape can be removed from the big cloud-y square, very fun! Ethan thought it was great. I agree. He's a smart kid. ;-)

If you'd like to see more muffin tin meals, you can click on over to the home of Muffin Tin Monday to check them out!--> Muffin Tin Mom

Also, only two more days to enter the bodacious bento goodie giveaway, benefiting Alex. Get a chance to win some fun lunch gear and help a needy family out in the process. Does it get any better than that? :)
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Christina said... [Reply to comment]

What a yummy looking tin! My girl hasn't tried kiwi yet... I'll have to get some next time I'm at the store. :)

muffintinmom said... [Reply to comment]

gorgeous, just gorgeous. I need to get me some of those lunch punches!

YOu always take such wonderful photos. Do you have a DSLR?

Tifani said... [Reply to comment]

Now that is just too fun!

~Amy said... [Reply to comment]

Love this lunch! I found the old school cookie cutters at an Amish booth at the farm market a little while back and it was so fun letting the kids pick out their own for less than $1!

Sandy said... [Reply to comment]

Awesome! I have to check out those sandwich cutters. So cute!

Jen said... [Reply to comment]

great lunch! My Morris would love it!

Alison said... [Reply to comment]

I always give the dried looking carrots an extra lil scrub, or they get rejected :D

JDaniel4's Mom said... [Reply to comment]

I love the planes. JDaniel gets dried looking carrots sometimes. Wish cookie cutters were still sold that way.

Thanks for stopping by.

varunner said... [Reply to comment]

Nothing like a nice planewich combo. Yum~!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

What a fantasticly fun lunch! I love the cheese airplane.

Kelly Polizzi said... [Reply to comment]

Michaels actually still sells them individually. I found my mouse cutter (in my latest post) from michaels like that. This is such a fun lunch, I love it. You put such love into every little thing. Your kids must think you're the best!

Mommyof2girlz said... [Reply to comment]

Awesome MTM!!

Christy said... [Reply to comment]

Hobby Lobby has a whole section of cutters sold individually too! :) Cute tin!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Do you send the muffin tin with your kids to school? If so, what do you put the muffin tin in for carrying purposes to school?

Melissa said... [Reply to comment]

We don't take our muffin tin meals to school. I usually make these on the weekend and the kids enjoy them from the comforts of the kitchen table. :) I have heard of some moms using those cupcake carriers to take MTMs on picnics and whatnot, but I have not transported them myself.

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