This week marked the return to school for little tykes around the city — cue the collective sigh of relief from parents everywhere — and while that brings easier days and a decline in stress levels for most, it also signals the return of daily lunchbox preparation. Crafting a meal that’s wholesome, delicious, satiating, easy on the eye and suitable for all dietary requirements is no easy feat — especially as far as children are concerned. Luckily, Huckleberry is set to solve the age-old conundrum with its tasty line-up of lunchbox-ready fare. Food so tasty, in fact, that it’s not only helping with the kids but is encouraging us to stick to our own health resolutions, too.
For a cheat-like lunch bite with none of the actual cheating, we suggest this healthy approach to pizza. Kitz Classic raw pizza bases are made with activated seeds and nuts to create a nourishing alternative that is both hearty and filling, one that tastes downright delicious once topped with a melange of organic vegetables, cheeses and meats. Make like the Denizen team and smother the bases with organic pizza pasta sauce, before topping with broccoli, spray-free NZ tomatoes, and Mahoe Farmhouse’s creamy gouda cheese.
As far as snacks are concerned, Huckleberry delivers far more than your average carrot and hummus duo. An array of organic fruit is ripe for the picking alongside more unexpected ways to tick off the five a day, like Pure Ceylon’s organic papaya strips (shown above.) Interesting snacks like Frooze Balls or Ceres Organics roasted seaweed amp up the intrigue, while guilt-free chocolates, cookies and sweet treats mean that no one really has to scrimp on indulging. Beyond the food, Huckleberry’s stainless steel lunch boxes (also shown above) serve as an excellent, environmentally friendly alternative to plastics.
Whether vegetarian or gluten-free, vegan or lactose intolerant, pescetarian or just plain health-conscious, Huckleberry makes crafting a desirable lunch nothing but a breeze. Back to school and nailing new years resolutions has never been so easy.