Regardless of your age, Lunchables are an easy and portable snack, but they're not healthy or particularly cheap. Frugal living blog Squawkfox has put together a guide to making a healthier alternative for cheaper.
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Considering the ingredients for Lunchables are only cheese, crackers, deli meat, and sometimes an additional snack, it's not hard to piece together your own. Squawkfox also goes ahead and breaks down several options for different diets and cost estimates, so you can build your own depending on your (or your children's) taste. As for the packaging, she offers up a couple examples that boil down to bento boxes or other square containers with dividers built in.