Mum spends 11 hours in the kitchen preparing hundreds of school snacks for her kids, including 60 pizza scrolls and 28 sandwichesFebruary 12, 2019
A MUM has spent 11 hours slaving away in the kitchen to prep meals for her kid’s lunch box and earned herself the title of ‘super mum’ in the process.
After a day’s slog in the kitchen, the mum-of-two shared the fruits of her labour online, much to the amazement of other parents.
Despite her impressive efforts the mum, from Australia, revealed she’d “never done anything like this before”.
She was getting organised as her eldest was due to start nursery soon, calling herself a ‘first time kindy mum’.
She wrote on Facebook: “As of this morning, we have a chest freezer.
“The plan is to freeze it all. I have two kids, but only one in school, as of tomorrow.
“The other is two. I do feel like I sold my soul. I don’t cook at all, so this was a mission.”
Among the beautifully presented food is 30 pancakes, otherwise known as pikelets,, 60 pizza scrolls, 28 ham and cheese sandwiches, 23 banana muffins, and fruits ranging from pineapple to snow peas.
Despite her mammoth food prep, she said she didn’t consider herself ‘super organised’, but added: “We’ll see how it goes!”
Fellow parents have praised her hard work, with her post racking up more than 1,000 likes.
One mum wrote: “You should be more than proud of yourself.
“I’ve been a Mum for 14 years and I’ve never kicked a*** like this!”
Mum's full list of meal prep
- 60 lots of pizza scrolls
- 30 lots of pancakes
- 28 ham and cheese sandwiches
- 25 lots of choc chip cookies
- 35 lots of sultanas
- 27 lots of grapes
- 12 lots of snowpeas
- 20 lots of diced pineapple
- 24 lots of carrot sticks
- 16 lots of frozen berries
- 34 orange halves
- 23 lots of banana muffins
Another said: “You are insanely organised wish I had your energy to do all this it would make me feel like a super mum. Well done!”
While another parent said: “Can you come do mine please. I spent hours in the kitchen and got nowhere near as much.”
And although people praised her forward-planning, many also commented on how much plastic she used.
One person said: “’What a great effort! Massive kudos for that! However, I do worry about the amount of plastic used.”
Another commented “that’s a lot of plastic”, but the mum later added she would be recycling the bags.
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Luckily the mum decided to freeze her prep, as this parent was told off by a teacher for packing too much food.
While this school’s strict list of banned foods left one parent scratching her head over what she could pack for her son.
And can you spot what’s wrong with these lunchboxes? Mums shared photos of their lunches which fell foul of school rules.