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Lunch Box Muffins

These savory muffins are a breeze to make and a great alternative to sandwiches. I make them in a 6-cup-muffin tin, plus 2 extra ramekins, which is just the right size muffin for my kids’ lunch. If you have smaller children, the regular 12-cup-muffin pan will be the right one for you and there is enough batter to make 12 of that size. Once they are done and cooled down, I try to wrap them  individually in aluminium foil and freeze them, before anyone can get their hands on them. I take them out of the freezer the night before, let them defrost on the counter, and in the morning, stick them, still wrapped, in the toaster oven for 5 minutes. If you prefer not to use regular bacon, use turkey bacon or sun-dried tomatoes instead. I haven’t used other veggies, but I am sure finely chopped, sauteed spinach, squeezed a bit to get rid of the liquid, and crumbled feta cheese, instead of cheddar would be an excellent combination as well. As always, let me know how you go and especially what your kids thought…

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