Updated: Jul 19, 2020
The kids will love helping you make their lunch when it's this fun! Add your favourite toppings to some toasted bagels! Make him as long and as wiggly as you like!
Makes approximately various
Preparation time is approximately 10 minutes
1. Cut the bagels (gluten free if necessary) in half and toast them in the toaster / under the grill. Warburtons now make some seeded protein rich bagels which are delicious!
2. Cut in half again and begin topping for your wiggly lunch.....
We made a variety of toppings to suit individual tastes! Here are some ideas:
Chicken & sweetcorn
Drain a tin of sweetcorn and add to some leftover roast chicken. Mix with some mayonnaise and black pepper.
Tuna & sweetcorn
Drain a tin of sweetcorn and a tin of tuna. Mix with some mayonnaise and black pepper.
We smashed half an avocado with a fork and added some cherry tomato slices and some mozzarella (cheddar would also be fine!)
Cheese & ham
Grate some cheese and sprinkle on the bagel. Add some ham 'triangles' to make it look like a snake skin pattern!
Soft cheese & cucumber / red pepper / grated carrot
Spread with soft cheese and add cucumber slices cut in half moons. You could add red pepper or grated carrot to give a great colour contrast!
Cottage cheese & beetroot
Top with a couple of teaspoons of cottage cheese and add beetroot slices
Egg & cress
Boil 1 - 2 eggs, peel and allow to cool. Mash with a fork and add some mayo, cress and a pinch of salt and black pepper.
To Serve: Chopped salad leaves make a fabulous grass for him to slither through
Other toppings: Gherkins, olives, radishes, hummus, sausage, spring onion.....in fact anything you love to eat!
HINTS & TIPS
Get the kids involved adding their favourite toppings!
These toppings can be added to wraps or sandwiches as tasty fillings!
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