A MUM has shown off her “hungry” five-year-old’s packed lunch, but been slammed for the contents.
The lovingly-prepared school meal contains omelette, strawberries, cold meats, grated cheese and a chocolate chip muffin – and her fellow parents weren’t very impressed.
Writing on Facebook, the mum explained: “Mr 5 is still hungry after eating a four-egg omelette and asked for a lunchbox. This kid is going to eat me poor.”
But others hit back: “Looks like a lot of processed food, maybe that’s the reason?”
Parents were worried the sugary carbs would give her lad a hit of energy but leave him feeling tired afterwards.
The lunchbox contains mini marshmellows and sugary sprinkles on the strawberries.
Her fellow mums suggested: “Maybe try more complex carbs and proteins” and “Try omitting the sprinkles and adding chia seeds and maybe some coconut.”
Others said the lad just needs a bigger breakfast. “My daughter is constantly hungry and will often eat three serves of dinner,” said one woman.
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“Perhaps try oats or Weetbix with yoghurt and then the omelette. I’ve found this helps my daughter get through the morning better than one or the other.”
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