If you dunk the sliced apples in orange juice, you can put them in a kid's lunch bag and they don't turn brown! A great way to take the core out of apple slices! A cute healthy valentines day snack I've also used sprite or club soda!
OMG- so doing this: 4 Growing Boys: School lunch ideas--great ideas. Pack on weekends. Ready for the week. Jello right into the container to set up. Lots of quick tips, even if you don't use these containers.
Made this with pb and j, and it was the first time I could get my 2 year old to eat a sandwich!---How To Make Sandwich Spirals/Sushi--BentOn Better Lunches (great source of ideas for creative lunches for kids of all ages)
From Muffin Tin Mom: Keep Sliced Apples Fresh With Ginger Ale. Soak them in Ginger ale for 10 minutes (or any lemon-lime soda) and they won't turn brown. Great way to pack apples slices for lunch. (Apples still taste like apples)