Wild Lunchbox

Adventure into the jungle to make these wild lunchbox creations! Sssssssimple, healthy, and totally roarsome, this veggie snake and lion sandwich are sure to be a hit with your little explorers. Fun to eat and just as much fun to make.

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Lion Sandwich

MAKES: 250ml (1 cup)

PREP TIME: 15mins



  • 250 g (1 block) cream cheese
  • 100 g (1 packet) smoked salmon
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) lemon juice
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) water
  • salt and pepper


  • 2 slices of bread, cut into lion shape
  • carrot sticks
  • cheese, cut into nose shape
  • eggplant, cut into eyes, nose and whiskers


  1. In a bowl, mix the cream cheese with the lemon juice, and water.
  2. Add the salmon and, with the help of a spoon, mix for 1 minute or until everything is well combined.
  3. Spread filling inside lion-face shaped bread, then assemble carrot mane and cheese/eggplant facial features. Serve alongside carrot and cucumber snake* and fruits/snacks of your choice.
  4. Filling can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days

Notes: To make the veggie snake, assemble Lebanese cucumber and carrot discs, retaining the ends of the cucumber for the snake head and tail. Make a little tongue from red capsicum and add edible eyes to finish.