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Back to School Lunch

Last year my son Nicholas asked me to buy him “Lunchables” for the days he ate lunch at pre-school.  When I looked at the nutritional values, I almost fell over and told him it was out of the question. 

This year, I researched their menus and decided to make our version of “Lunchalicious and Light” meals that he could have fun eating while keeping a healthy balance of  calories and fat grams. I found these Ziploc containers at Target (just in case you were looking).

Here is the first of a series of our “Lunchalicious and Light”.

Breaded Chicken Breast Slider Lunch

Breaded Chicken Breast Slider Lunch

Serves 2

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Estimated Values per Serving:

Calories: 250                        Fat:2 grams                           Points: 5


1-  4 ounce chicken cutlet – pounded thin

¼ cup egg substitute

1/3 cup Italian bread crumbs

2 ounces shredded low fat mozzarella cheese

2 slider rolls

20 – 30 grapes

5 – 6 cherry tomatoes (optional)


  1. Cut pounded chicken breast with a biscuit cutter so that the chicken is the same size as the slider rolls.
  2. Dip each breast in egg substitute then in bread crumbs.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet on medium high heat and spray with cooking spray.  Add chicken breasts and cook for 5 – 7 minutes on each side until done.
  4. Place one slider roll in each lunch container and top with chicken breast.
  5. Place 1 ounce of cheese in another section of each container and 10 – 15 grapes in the third section of each container.
  6. Decorate with tomatoes.

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