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Even though the kids have already gone back to school, that doesn’t mean that planning new and innovative ideas for lunch boxes and snack ideas has subsided.

The normal shopping trip for groceries happens during the week while the kids are at school simply because the “I want this…I want that” conversation doesn’t have to happen and I can easily stay within our families budget each week.

Both of my boys are easy to please these days and love their veggies so when I was trying to come up with a new lunch and snack idea for them to enjoy for lunch or an after school snack, it makes my job so much easier…plus there aren’t many people in the store shopping!!

I used to be a “short order cook” until Cory was about 4 years old. He was my picky little eater and if we had veggies with any meal, he wouldn’t touch them with a ten foot pole. That all changed one night when I decided that being a short order cook was not for me anymore. In an effort to get him to like veggies, we had casserole after casserole for dinner and he gobbled them up with a gusto. Little did he know, there were tons of veggies in them. ;)

After a week or so, I changed our meals up to include sides of veggies and even though he was hesitant to try them alone, he finally gave in and learned that he really like them! Whew…my short order cook days were over!

Lunchtime at the beginning of the school year is crazy…the staff is trying their hardest to get back into the swing of things and that causes for lunch craziness. Because we know this is going to happen, we often brown bag it all week. Before classes began, I put my thinking cap on to come up with something fun, easy and delicious for the kids to enjoy their lunch. It can’t always been about sandwiches and crackers with lunchmeat along with a side of fruit or veggies. That would get old really quick.

With the help of Birds Eye Frozen Vegetables, I was able to think outside the box and the kids are loving all the options they have for lunch and snack time everyday!

Enjoy!

 corn muffins

corn muffins

15 Minute Mini Corn Muffins

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These 15 minute mini corn muffins are so delicious and easy to make. Must try recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Birds Eye Frozen Corn
  • Corn bread mix
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup *optional: cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Mix cornbread mixture according to instructions on box.
  2. Add Birds Eye Frozen Corn & sugar to mixture.
  3. Stir well to mix all ingredients together.
  4. Using a mini muffin pan, lightly spray with cooking spray.
  5. Pour or spoon mixture into muffin pan until 3/4 full.
  6. Bake in preheated over at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 53Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 79mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 6/3/2020.

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  1. Oooh, what fun veggie recipes! I am lucky because my whole family enjoys their veggies and we buy Birds Eye products every time we go grocery shopping. You can do so much with them!

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