UACES Facebook Made at Home: What's in Your Lunchbox? #5 - Allergy Friendly
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What's in YOUR (or your kid's) lunchbox? This new Made at Home series can help you fill the lunchboxes with healthy AND quick food. Each session, Becca Stackhouse (UGA Extension, Crisp County) and I will be talking about a different lunch issue and showing you a healthy lunch recipe. Today, it's all about Allergy Friendly! Quick tips for lunches and for other events.

Made at Home: What's in Your Lunchbox? #5 - Allergy Friendly

by Katie Cullum, Becca Stackhouse (UGA Extension)

Allergies can be difficult to live with!  And some people have serious sensitivities or food intolerances.  So planning lunches, snacks, and parties can be a challenge.  Learn tips to include instead of exclude.  

Becca dishes up a delicious Pimento Cheese in the video!

Pimento Cheese

  • 1 8-oz. can pimentos, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 cup cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  1. Soften cream cheese
  2. Mix cream cheese with mayo.  Add it rest of ingredients.
  1. Use to make a sandwich, serve on crackers, or eat with pita chips.

Check out the rest of the series:

#1 - MyPlate Masters

#2 - Grab & Go

#3 - Prep Ahead

#4 - Hot & Cold