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Greek Chicken Flatbreads

Roasted Chicken Flatbread Bar from MOMables.com Get yourself out of the lunch box rut! Sandwiches don't have to be boring; our Greek Chicken Flatbreads will show you just how delicious lunch time can be.

Tired of making the same sandwiches for lunch?  Mix things up by adding Greek Chicken Flatbreads to your rotation!

Easy School Lunch or Office Lunch Idea: Greek Chicken Flatbreads

Falling into the sandwich rut of lunch packing is an easy thing to do.  We’ve all been there.  After so many days of making lunches, sometimes we just need quick and easy.  Sometimes, quick and easy can be even better than a sandwich, AND come from dinner time leftovers!

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That’s exactly what these Greek Chicken Flatbreads can be for you.  Simple, familiar ingredients make this a great dinner; roasted chicken, romaine, cucumber and tomato with a creamy hummus dressing, all wrapped together in a soft flatbread or grain-free pita.  Left overs make a delicious lunch that’s sure to get you out of that sandwich rut!

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Greek Chicken Flatbreads

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Ingredients

  • 1 whole smoked, barbecued, or roasted chicken, shredded
  • 6 whole grain flat breads
  • 10-12 whole romaine heart leaves, washed
  • 6-8 ounces kalamata olives
  • 8 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 batch creamy hummus dressing

Tomato-Cucumber Salsa:

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, ends cut and diced small
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon dill (or Italian seasoning)
  • Olive oil, drizzle
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. On a flat surface, shred chicken meat using two forks. Discard bones.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in their own dishes in an assembly line on the table.
  3. To assemble: hold your flatbread on your hands or on a plate. Place romaine leaves as the base to hold your chicken. Top with olives and feta cheese, drizzle with about a tablespoon of hummus dressing.

For Salsa:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Drizzle with a little olive oil and add a little salt to taste.

 

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Lunchbox Burrito Bowls – Easy Lunch Idea

The idea of a burrito bowl isn't new, but packing these Lunchbox Burrito Bowls are sure to get your kids excited about eating lunch!

Looking for a way to repurpose leftovers for lunch? These Lunchbox Burrito Bowls are easy to make and easy to customize!

easy to make lunchbox burrito bowls. A great idea to use up leftovers for lunch!

The idea of a burrito bowl isn’t anything new.  I happen to love them, especially when traveling.  It’s a convenient way to eat well, while I’m on the go, or need a night in for work.  So why not enjoy the same convenience at home?

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One of the reasons I love to make my own burrito bowls at home is because I can prep ahead for nights when we need a quick and easy dinner.  Simply cook your rice, wash the beans, shred the cheese and chop any additional toppings your family will enjoy. Just look at how easy they are to make!

The best part about making burrito bowls for dinner is that they make great leftovers for your lunchbox!  Create a burrito bowl unique to your child’s taste, or even better, have them help. If you don’t have access to a microwave, you can layer your warmed ingredients inside a thermos. 

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Lunch Box Burrito Bowls

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Ingredients

  • For the bowls:
  • 2 cups rice, uncooked
  • 1 Rotisserie chicken
  • 8 ounces salsa
  • Toppings: Black beans (optional)
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream

Instructions

  1. Cook rice according to package directions on the stovetop or rice cooker.
  2. Prepare your burrito bowl toppings by transferring them into bowls.
  3. Heat your rotisserie chicken and shred the meat, using two forks and on a cutting board, into smaller pieces.
  4. Fill serving bowls with cooked rice, top with shredded chicken, salsa, and desired toppings to build 6 bowls.
  5. For a grain free bowl, use shredded lettuce instead of rice.

 

 

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