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Play date lunch menu ideas?

boogiebaby | Feb 7, 201412:10 AM

It's my turn to host a play date for my 8yo daughter and her 2 friends, and their moms. We usually do it around lunch time, so I need to come up with a good lunch menu that I can prep and assemble the night before because I have an appointment just before the play date and won't have time to do much beforehand.

Previously, I've done make your own pizzas with Caesar salad, which the girls loved, as did the moms. The other moms have previously done tostadas, baked ziti with salad and rolls, and chicken fajitas with salad and Mexican rice.

I'm hoping to do something different this time, but I'm not sure what. We're all of indian background, so I'd prefer not to do indian food since we eat it often. It's supposed to be cold and raining, so something hearty would be good. The problem is that they both only eat chicken, so that limits me to either a chicken entree or a vegetarian entree. The kids are all good eaters, so they will all eat what we eat.

Any suggestions? TIA!!

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