If you have a pie maker, these pie maker lunchbox recipes will be a godsend. If you don’t have one, it might be time to investigate. Whole Facebook groups have sprung up just to wax lyrical on the joys of owning a 40 buck Kmart pie maker. Looking at these recipes, I’m very, very tempted…
A pie maker makes it really easy for older kids to make their own school lunches. They are straightforward to use, require no oven handling and you can get really creative when coming up with exciting pie maker lunchbox recipes. Best of all, most of these recipes freeze, so you’ll always have something on hand to pop into that insulated bag in the morning.
Check out these recipes and guaranteed you’ll soon be pulling out the pie maker for all your school lunches.
10 pie maker lunchbox recipes
These eggy muffins are your standard zucchini slice recipe, only more portable. The crust forms around the googy-bits and hold is together so well.
• Click here for our fab zucchini and carrot version. •
The word frittatas always looks like it’s spelt incorrectly… plus ta-tas is funny when you are a 10 year old boy (or perhaps a middle-aged mother). Regardless, these veggie-packed frittatas look the biz for a yummy lunch!
Four ingredients and about 5 minutes to prep is all it takes. Then 15 mins in the pie maker, and your lunchbox pinwheels are done. Or the kids are done. This is definitely one for them to make themselves!
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Try one of these fritter recipes in your pie maker:
- Vegetable fritters for breakfast (like a warm hug for your insides)
- Cheese and cauliflower fritters recipe
- Yummiest fish cakes from Cornersmith
• Try this recipe too: Mini impossible pies recipe: yummy hot or cold •
Another goodie from your brand new pie maker, these gozleme bites will freeze well before cooking. Thaw what you need overnight, pop them into the piemaker in the morning, wrap in foil once cooked and they’re ready to go.
Go the sanga roll! Mind you, when made in the pie maker, they are kinda half sauso roll, half pie. No matter, a mess-free way to pack the lunchbox. Go to town adding veggies to your meat mix, BTW.
A wholesome veggie slice created by registered nutritionist Sarah Moore. Now that’s putting the lunchbox in safe hands!
• You can easily adapt this one too: Zucchini and carrot slice – a terrific lunchbox staple •
It doesn’t have to be salmon and asparagus quiche – pretty sure my kids wouldn’t eat asparagus for love nor money… actually, probably for money. You can leave out the veggie, or substitute something like green beans or even spinach.
These little chicken balls are filled with chicken breast, pears, walnuts, cranberries and cheese. Yum! I’m also imagining spooning leftover spaghetti sauce or taco chilli into the puff shell…
Got any pie maker lunchbox recipes to share with us in the comments?