Looking for a healthy but fun school lunch idea? These pizza bites are perfect and super easy to make using crackers from Back to Nature, this post’s sponsor.
Back to school had me thinking about the kinds of foods I liked to eat as a kid. I normally got sandwiches for my lunches. I was pretty happy with this most of the time.
However, when I was a kid the lunch kits were the cool thing to have. I was always begging my mom for them. I really wanted the pizza ones that came with the drink and treat.
Occasionally she’d buy them as a treat but usually the ones without the drink and treat. Now that I know more about nutrition and grocery budgets I understand but at the time I just wanted the “cool” lunches that were advertised on tv. Let’s be honest, they didn’t taste that great.
When I wanted to create a school lunch recipe I thought I’d take inspiration from those pizza kits. This version uses natural ingredients and is delicious.
I would have loved these as a kid. I also would have loved the Back to Nature cracker and cookie packs. I wish they had been around because my mom would have approved of the ingredients. I think it’s a treat I could have talked her into.
I’ve actually been eating these pizza bites for lunch lately. They are a great quick lunch and really good. Back to Nature has several types of crackers that work well for this recipe but my favorite is the Stoneground Wheat.
You can use a bento box system to keep the ingredients separated so they can build their own pizzas. That was the best part of the pizza kits when I was a kid.
You can either heat these up, I recommend the oven but they can be microwaved, or eat them cold. I’ve done both and while they are best hot, they are really still very good cold.
How to Make Pizza Bites
- Back to Nature Stoneground Wheat or Classic Round Crackers
- Pizza Sauce
- Uncured Pepperoni
- Shredded Mozzarella
- Package each ingredient separately.
- Assemble as you wish.
- Eat cold or heat in microwave for a few seconds or under the broiler for a few minutes. Keep an eye on them because they take very little time to heat up.
These also make great after school snacks or fun appetizers for a football game party. You can add whatever toppings you’d like to dress them up a bit for the adults.
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