Fireless Foods

Nosebag Lunch
When a horse is to be away from his quarters or grazing area, a thoughtful owner provides a bag of feed to hang conveniently on his bridle. Girl Scouts can carry their own personal "nosebag" made of a red bandanna or a paper bag.

Build A Salad

Start with lettuce and mayonnaise…
     Green Salad: add radishes, carrots, cucumber, tomato
     Mallow Fruit: add fruit cocktail, mini marshmallows
     Bunny Salad: add cottage cheese, raisins, nuts. Mix and roll in lettuce leaf.

Start with mayonnaise and apples…
     Waldorf Salad: chop apples, add celery, nuts, raisins
     Island Waldorf: chop apples, add celery, chunk pineapple
     Apple and Cheese: mix. currant jelly, cottage cheese. Serve on apple slices.

Start with chopped cabbage and mayonnaise
     Apple Slaw: add chopped apples, chopped green pepper
     Hawaiian Slaw: add pineapple, shredded coconut
     Date and Nut Slaw: add dates, chopped nuts, sour cream

Stuffed Fruit
Core an apple or pear or remove pit from peach and stuff with one of the following:
1. Raisins, nuts, and mayonnaise
2. Cream cheese and nuts
3. Celery and mayonnaise
4. Chopped dates and cream cheese
5. Cottage cheese

Walking Salads
1. Celery filled with peanut butter or cheese - garnish with raisins or nuts and call it "Ants on a Log."
2. Cream cheese or peanut butter and raisins rolled in lettuce leaf.
3. Slice of cheese, pickle rolled up in lettuce leaf.
4. Carrot sticks and celery sticks rolled up in a lettuce leaf.

Fruit Salad Deluxe (Serves 25)
2 large cans fruit cocktail - drained
3 apples
3 oranges
4 bananas
(Optional: raisins, marshmallows and/or nuts)
Chunk apples, oranges, bananas. (Add optional ingredients.) Mix with fruit cocktail and allow to sit for a few minutes. This salad forms its own dressing from the juices in the fruits.

Friendship Salad
Each person brings a piece of fruit. Dice fruit and mix with a little honey and a dash of lemon. Add chopped nuts or mini marshmallows if desired.

Thread any combination of pre-cooked meat, cheese, and raw vegetables on a wooden skewer. Ham or bologna with cheese, green pepper slices, and cherry tomatoes is nice.

Pita Pocket Sandwiches
Cut pitas in half. Fill the pocket with the filling of your choice. Mix chopped cooked meat such as bologna with chopped celery, shredded cheese with a little salad dressing. Add bean sprouts, tomato slices, and lettuce. Use your imagination to create your own filling.

Peanut Butter Surprise
Spread a slice of bread with peanut butter. Cover with banana slices. Cover with Rice Krispies. Drizzle with honey. This is good for breakfast or lunch.


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