Creative mum makes PINK cheese sandwiches for her little girl – and reveals the clever trick that actually makes it a healthy meal
- An Australian mum has shared how she made pink cream cheese sandwiches
- On Instagram Alison revealed she used Just Blends’ Pink Pitaya powder
- The powder is filled with vitamins to support a healthier immune system
- Alison made the colourful sandwiches to add in her daughter’s lunchbox
A clever mum-of-two who’s known for sharing lunchbox ideas with thousands of parents online has revealed how she makes pink cream cheese sandwiches for her daughter.
Alison, who goes by the name Mum Made Yum on Instagram, coloured the cream cheese using Just Blends’ Pink Pitaya powder and posted a photo of the filled lunchbox.
The powder is packed with antioxidants, fibre, vitamin C, iron and calcium to promote a healthier immune system as it’s made from 100 per cent pure freeze-dried pitaya fruit.
‘It doesn’t change the taste, but it looks pretty cool and adds extra nutrients too,’ Alison wrote.
Alison, who goes by the name Mum Made Yum on Instagram, coloured the cream cheese using Just Blends’ Pink Pitaya powder and posted a photo of the filled lunchbox
Alison experimented with the mildly sweet powder after her daughter Zoe asked for a ‘colourful lunch’.
According to the product description, the $25 powder is sourced from Thailand and can be used to make smoothies, juice, pancakes, acai bowls, colourful yoghurt and baked goods.
Pitaya, also known as dragon fruit, contains essential fatty acids that nourishes the skin, hair and nails.
Other powders of different colours are also available online, including an organic blue spirulina powder.
According to the product description, the $25 powder is sourced from Thailand and can be used to make smoothies, juice, pancakes, acai bowls, colourful yoghurt and baked goods
In addition to the crustless sandwiches, Alison also filled the lunchbox with fresh strawberries, yoghurt, sliced carrots and cucumbers, olives, crackers and ham.
Hundreds of parents praised Alison for sharing the idea and agreed the sandwiches looked ‘so good’.
‘Wow that pink cheese is so amazing!’ one person wrote, another added: ‘Looks so colourful and yummy! You are an awesome mum.’
What is pitaya and why is it good for you?
Pitaya, also known as Dragon Fruit, is a super fruit grown in the tropical regions of South East Asia and South America
Why is the Just Blends pitaya powder good for you?
- Made from the sweeter red varieties that contain the extra benefits of lycopene
- A powerful antioxidant that is said to help prevent cancer and heart disease, and lower blood pressure
- Packed with vitamin C, Iron, and Calcium that helps promote a healthier immune system and decreases fatigue
- Rich in antioxidants & contains essential fatty acids
- A good source of beta-carotene, lycopene & Vitamin E
- An excellent source of dietary fibre
- Contains natural prebiotic properties
- 100 per cent natural and freeze-dried to retain maximum nutrition
Source: Just Blends