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Date TimeSeptember 06, 2019
VoiceForget the basic cheese sandwiches of yesteryear, kids these days are far more adventurous when it comes to sandwich fillings.
Kids Reveal Their Favourite Sandwich Fillings, Including Pulled Pork And Avocado
A back to school survey by Warburton’s polled 1,000 school kids aged six to 11 years old on what they want in their lunchboxes.
While ham and cheese dominated first and second place on the preferred sandwich fillings list, there were also some unusually upmarket additions – think BLT, houmous, avocado and pulled pork. Related... Five Healthy Packed Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love The top 20 fillings that UK school kids request for their sandwiches: Ham  Cheese  Chocolate spread  Sliced chicken  Jam  Tuna  Cucumber  Peanut butter  Sausage  Chicken and sweetcorn  Turkey  Cream cheese  Egg salad  Roast beef  Corned beef  Cheese and pickle  BLT  Houmous  Avocado  Pulled pork.The survey also revealed that half of kids who take a packed lunch to school have traded an item from their lunchbox for something more delicious in one of their pal’s lunchboxes. 
And the nation’s youngsters aren’t afraid to say how they feel – more than two thirds have complained to their parents because their packed lunch didn’t meet their standards. In fact, just one in four of the pint-sized participants said they’d rate the sandwiches in their lunchbox as ‘great’.Related... What's The Formula For The Perfect Lunchbox? We Asked Nutritionists And A Dietician Despite most parents trying to prioritise healthy items in their child’s lunchbox, both chocolate spread and jam featured in the top five most requested fillings.
The average lunchbox, according to a further 1,000 parents surveyed, includes: a sandwich, piece of fruit, bag of crisps and bottle of water.One third of the nation’s young school kids are sent through the gates with veggie sticks and a dip in their lunchbox, and one in 10 will have a nut bar to help keep them going throughout the day.
Stuck for packed lunch ideas this term? Here are some ideas to get you started. Related... How To Make Angel Cake Slices, Like The Great British Bake Off's Contestants This Fig Roll Recipe Lets You Recreate Bake Off’s Technical Challenge At Home Mum Says Life's Too Short To Make Packed Lunches – Here's How Parents Responded

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