Lunch Skewers, 10 Ways

Kids will actually look forward to finishing leftovers when they're transformed into these fun, hand-held lunch skewers.
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Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Photo By: Heather Ramsdell ©Food Network 2016

Better the Second Time

It's time to move past "just a sandwich" and rethink lunch. These skewers get right to that point and give leftovers new life.

By Richmond Flores and Vince Camillo for Food Network Kitchen

Photography by Heather Ramsdell

PB&J

Bread, jelly, peanut butter and a side of carrot sticks

Fruity

Cantaloupe, strawberries, honeydew, kiwi, Fig Newtons and chocolate spread, for dipping

Nicoise Tuna Salad

Cucumber, tuna salad, olives, capers, green beans, sliced potatoes and hard-boiled egg

Steakhouse

Grilled steak, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, flaky salt and a side of blue cheese dressing

Cubano

Soft roll, pork, sliced ham, pickles, mustard, Swiss cheese, mayo and a fried plantain

Falafel and Dolmas

Leftover falafel, dolmas, cucumber slices and tzatziki, for dipping

Meatloaf

Leftover meatloaf, roasted carrots, sliced potatoes and ketchup

Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp, basil, lemon wedge, cocktail sauce and hot sauce 

Fried Chicken

Leftover fried chicken, buttered cornbread and honey mustard, for dipping

French Country

Baguette, sliced turkey, Brie, apple and a side of orange marmalade

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