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Quick and Spicy

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One pan meals that come largely from a can are a life-saver on a busy weekday evening, especially meals that are as delicious as this simple skillet. The best thing about this mildly spicy dish is that the leftovers are just as yummy served cold, so making extra will give your family a great option for lunch the next day.

Quick and Spicy

Soup Simplicity

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School is back in session, and with it comes the flurry of activities, homework and general bustle that fall brings to every busy family. Welcome the family to the dinner table for a meal that says, “Relax, you’re home!” This minestrone soup is easy to put together and all but defines comfort food.

Soup Simplicity

Salad Simplicity

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Salads are one of the best ways to get out of the boring sandwich rut when it comes to packing healthy lunches your kids will eat. This salad stays healthy by sticking with a low-fat vinaigrette and makes your life easy by recommending an approach to pasta salad that uses up ingredients you may already have on hand.

Salad Simplicity

Think Outside the Lunchbox

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Packing lunches day after day can become a drag if you don’t have a strong rotation of flavorful and varied lunch options to work with. These recipes are definitely not the turkey-on-wheat or pb&j you grew up with. Expose your kids to a wider range of awesome flavors, keep their energy running high with whole grains and use lunch as an opportunity to keep them in good nutrition with full servings of fruit and veggies.

Think Outside the Lunchbox

Plummy Salad

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Noms away! This whole-grain and fruit-laden salad makes an incredible lunch. Filling and delicious, your kids will look forward to lunchtime all morning. This is lightly spicy, and can easily be adjusted for a milder or zippier experience.

Plummy Salad

Orzo for Lunch!

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Orzo is one of those pasta salad bases that it as fun to eat as it is delicious. Paired with healthy greens, salty feta, and tart lemon, this simple salad will provide wonderful lunch variety to your loved ones all week long.

Orzo for Lunch!