Finding treats that are nut free that my son likes for his school lunch was exhausting! I ended up baking a batch of these yummy nut-free banana muffins.
School is starting again soon, and I’m once again struggling with wanting to send my son to school with something yummy and healthy that doesn’t get bad or mushy by the time he eats it.
I don’t know about you, but I find it difficult to figure out a healthy school lunch because of the restriction that everything has to be peanut or tree nut free.
The cereal bars L likes don’t have nuts in them but are made in a facility that might have had nuts in it, so that one is out — that’s how strict they are in his school.
He likes chocolate peanut or almond butter on bread, but he’s not allowed to eat it at school.
He doesn’t eat bananas, he’s not a fan of string cheese, and we don’t eat cold cuts.
Yogurt or a boiled egg get too warm by the time he eats it — so he ends up with the same boring bagel or bread with butter, some crackers I’m not crazy about but they are nut free, organic apple sauce, a juice box, and water.
I wanted to come up with a healthy, nut-free treat and ended up baking a big batch of these yummy nut-free muffins, enough to eat for a few days and freeze some for later.