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What Amber Brought to the School Picnic!

Today on the blog, Amber, one of our Engine 2 Extra members shares what she brought to her daughters school picnic! We thought these were amazing!

 

My daughter’s school held a picnic on Friday.  The social aspect of the picnic was nice, but the food was a cardiac patient’s worst nightmare: hotdogs, hamburgers, potato chips, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, etc.  I brought separate meals for my daughter, her father, and myself.  I also brought these fruit and vegetable trays, despite being asked to bring dessert:

My daughter was proud that her mommy made these platters.  They went over really well.

Chef’s note: The dips were tofu based.  The fruit dip was silken tofu and maple syrup.  The vegetable dip was silken tofu with tamari, garlic powder, onion powder, dried chives, and dried dill.

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8 Responses to “What Amber Brought to the School Picnic!”

  1. sjdehner says:

    absolutely awesome!!

  2. KEVIN HOBBS says:

    That’s absolutely fantastic!

  3. Sheree says:

    That is awesome!!!

  4. Sondra says:

    Very creative way to entice children to eat more fruits and veggies.

  5. Kirsten says:

    I LOVE these! So happy that you were able to share this post on Engine 2 :)

  6. SuperMom101 says:

    Way cool – thanks for sharing.

  7. Carol says:

    Too cute! Thanks for the great idea!

  8. Awesome, clever, creative. Just what I need for the Family Reunion! Thanks for posting! Very helpful and made a positive difference in my life and for the relatives. :-)

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