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Must Try Snack-to-School Ideas

I happily admit I love making school lunch and snacks for my boys, and I also love getting creative with everything I make them. If you are looking for creative lunch ideas for your kids, you’ve come to the right place (and I’m using a favorite, Arla Dofino cheeses, in all of these!)

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Arla Dofino is a naturally good addition to any on-the-go snack, so I keep them in my fridge and ready. They are great for school lunches and on-the-go snacks. Arla Dofino cheese include Harvati, Gouda, Edam and Fontina, all available in both slice and chunk, and when I’m creating lunch art for my son’s school lunches, sliced cheese is always the way to go- it’s easy to shape, especially with cookie cutters. And when we are on the go, it’s chunk cheese! It’s portable, easier to hold and pack for car rides, easier to take big bites of of on their own (no need for messy bread or anything else- a naturally good snack on it’s own) so for car snacks and on-the-go snacks, we love Arla Dofino chunk cheeses:

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I simply cut up the cheese into one inch chunks, add some cute and safe picks for kids, pack it up, and throw them into my bag to take on the road- easy and tasty! Arla Dofino cheeses have been traditionally crafted in Wisconsin for more than 100 years and are free of added hormones, artificial flavors and preservatives. Our favorites are Edam (soooo good, the kids love it) and Gouda (my husband’s favorite…I could go either way between these, both are similarly tasty to me).

Enter to win!

Enter for a chance to win a semester’s worth of Arla Dofino cheese and a Genuine Thermos lunch kit in the Snack-to-School sweepstakes contest! Arla Dofino is hosting a Snack-to-School Facebook sweepstakes from September 15 to October 15, 2015. One winner will receive a semesters worth of Arla Dofino cheese and a Genuine Thermos lunch kit.

To enter to win, visit the Arla Dofino Facebook page and click the Sweepstakes tab, and follow the instructions to complete the provided registration form to receive one entry. You can earn extra entries by sharing on twitter with their url- each person who enters through your link will earn you an extra entry! (up to a max of ten.) One potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or about October 16, 2015 from all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Potential winner will be notified by mail, phone, and/or e-mail. The prize will be shipped to the address the winner provides.

Arla Dofino products can be found in the deli section (not the dairy section) of most stores.

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Thank you to Arla Dofino for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try their naturally delicious cheese!

  • Rosey

    I just went over and entered. How cute are those lunch boxes!!

  • jeanine

    Yum. My kiddos are such piglets I’m always scrambling trying to make them good snacks for school. I like being creative and making fun snacks.

  • Tracey

    You had me at cheese! Dofino makes the best too. I love their gouda.

  • Kristi

    We love to try different cheeses and thankfully our kids do as well. I am going to look for this brand the next time I am at the store.

  • Chrystal

    I loveeeeeee gouda cheese. It is hands down my favorite cheese in the entire world. It works well with wine and cheese night.

  • Shell

    I love cheese! These are maybe a little strong for my kids, but I’d eat them!

  • Candy o

    I need to get some of this cheese! I call my boys cheese snobs.. I bet they would love it!

  • Tracy

    I dont think my daughter has ever tried gouda but she loves cheese, and I know I like gouda, so it would be great for lunch or snacks.

  • Erin F

    Is there any food better than cheese?

  • sandra

    entered on their facebook page, thanks!