The following is a sponsored post on behalf of the Produce for Kids Power Your Lunchbox Promise. Opinions expressed are that of my own and my kiddos are excited that I made this Peanut Butter and Dried Fruit Pinwheels Recipe.
I must admit, that after the 2nd week of school my creative lunch ideas usually start to waiver. This is partly due to lack of planning as well as needing to make another grocery run for supplies.
Are you finding yourself in the same situation?
If so, be sure to first visit Lunch Ideas at Produce for Kids for inspiration and read on about food brands to add to your cart at the store that are supporting the Power Your Lunchbox Promise benefiting Feeding America.
In addition, check out this easy lunch recipe below incorporating two of the participating organization’s products.
The Power Your Lunchbox Promise by Produce for Kids is celebrating five years of encouraging families and classrooms to eat more nutritious lunches and make healthy choices while giving back more than $86,000 to children’s charities and nearly 900,000* meals to Feeding America®.
Health conscious brands supporting the Power Your Lunchbox Promise are: Bee Sweet Citrus, Crispy Green®, Litehouse, NatureFresh™ Farms, Ninja® Kitchen, Pero Family Farms®, Sun-Maid, Sun World Grapes, Wholly Guacamole® and Zespri® Kiwifruit.
So how can you participate in the Power Your Lunchbox Promise?
Visit poweryourlunchbox.com now through through Sept. 23 to start your promising, and the partners will collectively donate $1 for every promise made to Feeding America® programs that impact children and families.
Plus, by participating there is a chance to win a prize pack from Ninja Kitchen. Keep reading on to see how I incorporated Sun-Maid Raisins and Crispy Fruit into an easy school lunch option!
Peanut Butter and Dried Fruit Pinwheels Recipe
Large Flour Tortilla
2 tbsps of Creamy Peanut Butter
1 Single Serve Box of Sun-Maid Raisins
1 Pack of Crispy Fruit Dried Fruit (or 1/2 Pack of Apple and 1/2 Pack of Banana)
First spread the peanut butter on the tortilla doing this at least all the way to the end on one side. Then distribute the raisins across the top.
Next, break apart the dried fruit into smaller pieces. FYI, I used half a package of apple and half a package of banana, and placed the leftovers in a zip bag.
To finish, roll into a tight wrap shape and slice with a sharp knife into 7-8 pieces. Tip: The end pieces may need a little extra peanut butter to stick together or Mom or Dad can just eat them.
In regards to servings, my 12 year old could eat an entire sliced roll, but my 9 year old and 6 year old were good with 3 to 4 slices each.
Tip: Make packing this lunch even easier by serving with a side of fresh vegetables and Litehouse Opadipity Creamy Ranch Dip.
My kids have enjoyed this Pinwheel recipe as a snack and part of their lunch, and I think it would be an awesome idea for a field trip brown bag.
Visit Power Your Lunchbox Promise for up to date information on the campaign as well as additional recipes. Also, check out Produce for Kids on Facebook at facebook.com/produceforkids, Instagram at instagram.com/produceforkids and Pinterest pinterest.com/produceforkids.
I hope your family enjoys this easy recipe as much as mine do!
Carlee @ FLL
* $1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks.
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