Now that’s the sort of word problem I can wrap my head around.
With a replenished supply of eggs, I decided last night would be quiche night. I’d discovered a prepared pie crust in the freezer, so while Parker and I worked on a critically important Lego project involving weapons of mass destruction, I let that thaw on the counter.
When we were done annihilating the universe, I unrolled the crust, fitted it into a tart pan, then scattered slices of pre-cooked chicken sausage over the bottom. Top it with some shredded cheddar and I was ready to move on to the eggs.
To keep it on the healthier side, I whisked together eggs (last night I used seven because I had a lot of sausage filling) with a splash of milk and a bit of salt and dried thyme. Dump it over the eggs and bake at 400 F for about 25 minutes.
One tip… To make it easier to move tart pans (especially those with removable bottoms), always set them on a baking sheet before filling. Then just set the whole thing in the oven.
The beauty of a quiche like this is that it provided not only dinner last night, but also breakfast this morning and lunch this afternoon. My boy would live on quiche if I let him.
I also made him some banana-dulche de leche sushi. I usually do this with peanut butter by spreading it over a whole-wheat tortilla, then I add a banana, roll it up and slice it into sushi pieces.
Today I had the brilliant idea of using dulce de leche instead of peanut butter. Don’t do it. Dulce de leche drips too much. What a mess. I’m sure he’ll still eat it, but it was dripping all over the place.
Finally, I layered yogurt with sliced berries for a simple parfait, then sprinkled cinnamon maple sugar over the top.
And that brings to a close yet another week in the lunch box trenches.
The winner of yesterday’s lunch gear giveaway was… Gina L. Parker was seriously impressed by the idea that somebody else took a picture of her lunch and posted it! So grab a seat in the cafeteria by posting your own lunch pictures! Have a great weekend.