Transportation is the theme this week!
Pepper boats are a lunch staple around here. I usually fill the pepper quarters with tuna or egg salad. Today I passed out some cheese and toothpicks so that everyone could put a sail on their boat. If you’re a purist you could substitute almost anything solid enough to cut into a triangle – cucumbers, zucchini, apple, jerky. Use carrot slices to make “heads” and put people in the boat!
The girls wanted me to make banana airplanes with a recipe that used peanut butter and graham crackers, so we came up with a clean version. I used almond butter to glue the two halves of the banana together and thin apple slices for the wings and tail. Raisins, if pushed in gently, provide windows. My seven-year-old was quick to point out that chocolate chips would have looked better….