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These lunchboxes are made for primary-aged children. For other ages and appetites simply increase or decrease servings of the main lunchbox item and add in a few more snacks to help silence rumbly tummies!

Please note: Prep time includes making of sandwich and packing of lunchbox with fruit and pre-prepared fritters.

Lunchbox combination

Vegemite sandwich ingredients

  • 2 slices of wholemeal bread
  • 1 teaspoon of margarine
  • 1 teaspoon of vegemite
  • 40g sliced low-fat cheddar cheese or cream cheese

* See recipe for full list of ingredients and preparation.

  1. Place slices of bread on a flat surface.
  2. Spread margarine across bread.
  3. Spread vegemite across 1 slice. Add cheese or spread on cream cheese (optional).
  4. Form sandwich by placing one bread on top of each other.
  5. Cut in half and place in container.
  6. Pack sandwich, fritters, and kiwi fruit in lunch box.

Hints:

Team lunches with a drink that can easily freeze or keep cold. Some ideas include:

  • A bottle of water.
  • A bottle of water with ice cubes or frozen fruit ice cubes for flavour.
  • Occasionally, add a small flavoured milk or 100% fruit juice.

Some fruit and vegetables are not available all year – check out the seasonal calendar to see what fruit is in season right now and substitute as needed!

Alternatives

  • 1tbsp cream cheese instead of cheddar cheese

Equipment List

 

Nutrition Information


Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 2806.22kJ 436.68kJ
Protein 32.55g 5.06g
Fat, total 22.96g 3.57g
— Saturated 8.5g 1.32g
Carbohydrate 75.7g 11.78g
— Sugars 23.07g 3.59g
Fibre 14.76g 2.3g
Sodium 984.35mg 153.18mg