How to get your kids to eat bread heels
Every once in awhile (OK, pretty much every week), I open my cupboard door to discover that, yet again, we are completely out of bread except for the two yucky end pieces.
Recently, I was so desperate for something to slap some peanut butter and jelly on for Tiny’s lunchbox that I stared at those two bread heels thinking, “OK. How bad of a mom would I really be if I made her sandwich with these end pieces?”
I was ready to bite the bullet and reap the after-school scowls later when I came up with the sneaky idea to just flip the “heely” sides over so they faced the inside of the sandwich. I tried it and, low and behold, the sandwich looked perfectly normal to the naked eye. Tiny never knew the difference. 😉
Now I pull this trick all the time on my family! Here’s a tuna version:
So if you’re a thrifty diva like me, you can try my trick to get your kids to eat the bread heels (I eat them too, for the record). Or there are a lot of other great things you can do with them, too. Check out these eight uses for bread heels from Housewife How-tos.
What tricks have you played on your kids lately?