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Space-Ship Sandwiches

Whether your little aliens like tuna or not isn’t important because they’ll love these space ships we call sandwiches!

Space-Ship Sandwiches. This themed lunch is sure to help your kids enjoy tuna!Tuna sandwiches are sometimes embarrassing for kids to take to school.  But, they are so good for kids! Tuna is rich in protein, omega 3 fats, tryptophan, selenium, vitamin B, potassium, magnesium, and more!   So, if you’ve been able to raise your kids to love this all around amazing food, sending a tuna sandwich can be cool and not embarrassing!

First of all, press your sandwich into a disc, with the edges sealed.  While this won’t keep out the odor altogether, it does help a little.  Plus, it keeps the sandwich filling in, without falling out!

We use:

Space-Ship Tuna Sandwiches
Recipe Type: Sandwiches
Author: Super Healthy Kids
Prep time: 2 mins
Total time: 2 mins
Serves: 3
These adorable spaceships are a great way to get your kids to eat tuna!
Ingredients
  • 1 can tuna, 5 ounces, packed in water
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons light mayo
Instructions
  1. Drain water from can of tuna.
  2. Stir together tuna, celery, and mayo.
  3. Top sandwiches with tuna mixture.

Then, all you have to do is:

Space-Ship Sandwiches. This themed lunch is sure to help your kids enjoy tuna! Space-Ship Sandwiches. This themed lunch is sure to help your kids enjoy tuna!

Fill the center of a piece of bread cut into a circle with your tuna filling.

Place a second circle over the top, and with your thumb, press all the edges down and seal.

Space-Ship Sandwiches. This themed lunch is sure to help your kids enjoy tuna! Space-Ship Sandwiches. This themed lunch is sure to help your kids enjoy tuna!

Extra bonus step: I cleaned up the edges with a bowl that I’ve been using as a cookie cutter.

Decorate with extra celery

The rest of this alien lunch includes:

  • Celery with peanut butter and raisins
  • Grapes, sliced in half to look like eyeballs with a dab of writing icing (black and white)
  • Plain yogurt
  • In an Easy Lunch box!


One Comment

We love tuna. Unfortunately the whole gf thing keeps us from having it very often. I’ve started making tuna soboro bowls for Eli’s lunch and he seems to really love them.
I love the eyeballs. What kid wouldn’t want those in their lunch box.

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