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Ever since school started back we have been constantly on the go. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays Maddie Grace has school and I take Tripp to run errands or to the park, Tuesdays is gymnastics and the park afterwards, and Thursdays is usually a play date of some sort. For a while I was grabbing fast food just about every day to keep us fed but the cost of doing that added up. And it added up fast.
I was worried that taking food on the go would be a pain – I get tired of chips in bags every day, I like to make our own food anyways, and I get so annoyed with containers that end up leaking everywhere. That’s why I love that Rubbermaid BRILLIANCE Lunch has made taking our snacks on the go so much easier! These snack containers are 100% leak proof. Guaranteed. BRILLIANCE containers also contain insert trays that you can choose whether to include or not to make them best fit with your life, are stain resistant, are BPA free and safe for the microwave and dishwasher. I love that the inner containers keep my food separate so I can put two different types of food in one!
So what do I pack in ours?
For the kids I made these easy mini chicken pot pies that are perfect for lunch treats and mini fruit tarts for deserts. And for me I just throw together and easy salad with some fresh fruit and veggies.
To make the mini chicken pot pies all you need are 1 can of cream of chicken soup, 1 cup of frozen vegetables, 1 can of rotisserie or canned chicken (drained), and 1 roll of refrigerate crescent dough. To make them preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Using a pizza dough cutter cut the crescent roll dough into about 2 by 2 squares , leaving some dough left over for the strips on top. Press the squares into the holes of a greased muffin pan. In a bowl combine the cream of chicken soup, frozen vegetables, and chicken. Scoop the mixture into each square. Top each one with a few of the remaining dough strips. Place in oven for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown on top.
To make the mini fruit tarts you need pre-made tartelette shells, 2 1/2 cups whole milk, 4 egg yolks, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup corn starch, 1 tablespoon vanilla, and 4 tablespoons of butter. In a sauce pan heat egg yolks over medium heat, slowly whisk in milk. Whisk in sugar, corn starch, and salt. Heat over medium-high heat for around 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, and butter one tablespoon at a time. Pour into a bowl and refrigerate until solid. Scoop into the tarte shells, and top with the fruit of your choosing.
Because I love these so much I’m giving away a set to one of you! It’s easy – just enter using the form below!
Rubbermaid BRILLIANCE Lunch Giveaway
My kids love these yummy on the go snacks for a special park treat and I love that the Rubbermaid BRILLIANCE Lunch packaging makes it so easy for us! What are your go to on the go snacks?
Nicole Banuelos (@nicole_banuelos) says
Yum, can’t wait to try that mini pot pie recipe!
Laci Jamison Carlson says
OMG these are the best cutest snacks ever trying that pot pie asap! Love it!!
Denisse Salinas says
Those are the cutest little snacks!
Your pictures make this so easy to follow! What cute ideas!
Ann Fantom says
Yes, I’d love to try!
According to Ashley Bree says
I have not tried these but I would love to . 🙂
Susan Smith says
These containers look great! I love homemade fruit snacks!
Cynthia Conley says
I like fruit or nuts for snacking on the go.
yum my mouth is watering!
Sandy Klocinski says
My favorite on the go snack is a large whole grain cracker with goat cheese
Mrs. Smith says
These look amazing!
Nickole Heim says
favorite on the go snacks is almonds. The containers would be perfect
Julie I Aloha Lovely says
Love the containers within containers! Serves so many purposes.
Debbi Wellenstein says
For on the go snacks, I like popcorn.
ELIZABETH C. says
My favorite on the go snack would be hummus & carrots.
cheryl s says
cut up fruit or yogurt
Christina Sparks says
I like popcorn, it is a great snack
Sarah M says
I love apple wedges. They are quick, easy, and healthy.
Wendy R. says
Looks yummy! I do enjoy sharp cheese and wheat crackers for an on the go snack.
paige chandler says
I like cashews for on the go snacking
Kim Avery says
I love taking fresh fruits on the go. Or veggies with some kind of dipping sauce!
Walter G. Van Tine says
For on the go snacks, I like assorted nuts.
Darlene Carbajal says
I love dried fruit!
Linda G. says
My on the go snack is nuts.
Julie Bickham says
I like taking mixed nuts for a snack to go.
rochelle haynes says
My to go snack is potatoes chips
Jenna - Espresso Ever After Blog says
I love these containers!
This Messy Season says
Oh, awesome suggestions! I’m always looking for new ideas for preschool snacks.
I NEED those tarts!
Lana simanovicki says
On the go snacks for me is trail mix
Denise B. says
I like to snack on cheese and crackers.
I like granola bars for on the go snacks!
Cheryl B says
I like fruit and nuts.
My favorite on the go snacks are fresh fruits and vegetables. I’ve really been into the Cotton Candy Grapes, never knew they existed until last week!
I like granola bars
cyndi br says
favorite is peanut butter and crackers
I try to take healthy snacks – celery sticks or mini carrots
Samantha Martin says
I like Rubbermaid always have always will they are my family’s go to storage containers every time no contest!!
Emily R. says
I love grapes!
Cynthia R says
I like peanut butter with crackers or vegetables the best. or granola bars.
I like to snack on salty things like hard boiled eggs, salami or pickled herring.
I like fruit for an on the go snack.
Jennifer H. says
I like celery and ranch.
John H. says
I like apples and peanut butter.
I always bring grapes or trail mix.
I love fresh fruit!
I love to snack on peanuts and granola
My fave snacks are Ice Cream and Popcorn
Sarah Hayes says
I like have beef jerky and apples on the go
My favorite on the go snacks are rice crackers and granola bars.
Buddy Garrett says
I like cheese and crackers.
My favorite snacks are usually cheese sticks and fresh fruit. Your suggestions are even better.
My favorite go to snacks are cheese-it’s, cheese, peanut butter, yogurt, fruit, raw veggies, nuts and hard boiled eggs..cottage cheese with tomato and avacodo..sometimes tuna or lean meats..a lot..lol. Thanks
Margot C says
I like grapes, carrots, nuts and bits of cheese.
My favorite on-the-go snacks are hummus with pretzels or fresh veggies.
Breanna Danielle Pollard says
TRAIL MIX AND FRUIT ARE MY FAVES.
Stephanie Grant says
My most favorite on the go snack has to be peanut butter crackers!
Kimberly Snyder says
for on the go, I like trail mix, fruit and jerky