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#1 Bluestocking

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:24 PM

Especially stuff that is suited to kids. My pair are fussy. We have been repeating: cucumber, tomato, cheese, carrot sticks, beetroot, ham and cold chicken a bit to much.

#2 AtotheZ

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:29 PM

Cold pasta salad is alway great on hot days

#3 Mumma_G

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:29 PM

We had home made sushi tonight. Tasted delish.

#4 CherrySunday

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:30 PM

I love cold lasagne & salad. The lasagne can't just be room temperature though, it has to be from the fridge - it seems to 'set' and makes it a bit different.

#5 Mille-Mille

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

Tonight we are having fresh rice paper rolls with duck, carrot, cucumber, spring onion, lettuce, rice noodles and omelette.  With a hoisin dipping sauce... Yum!

You can swap and change what goes in them and use any kind of dipping sauce.

#6 Canberra Chick

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:35 PM

My two love a chicken mango and avocado salad, with bread on the side. It was on the show where Matthew Hayden moved to a place in the bush and they were doing it up. If you google his name and chicken mango avocado salad you'll find it.

Pasta with feta, kipflers, green beans and pesto is also good cold.

#7 twinboys

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:43 PM

Cold quiche/zucchini slice is yum
Cold meatloaf and salad
Tacos are good - mince meat is warm but lots of cold stuffing
Chopped up 'stuff' and dips - cucumber sticks, carrot sticks crusty bread and some home made dips
Do different salad items like hard boiled eggs
Different salads like rice salad, pasta salad, coleslaw or potato salad

#8 MsNorbury

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:48 PM

Tonight we are having fresh rice paper rolls with duck, carrot, cucumber, spring onion, lettuce, rice noodles and omelette. With a hoisin dipping sauce... Yum!

You can swap and change what goes in them and use any kind of dipping sauce.

this is a good one, you can get the kids to make their own too. Mine love it

#9 Jenflea

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:49 PM

I do a thai beef salad, but leave my toddler's serve deconstructed, without dressing.

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