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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!

Make-Ahead Gourmet Wraps

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If your family does well with making meals ahead for the week, this elegant and flavorful vegetarian wrap is a great addition. While it has several components and the red pepper sauce requires time to reduce, it can easily sit on the stove while you wash and chop veggies for the rest of the week. To tone down the spice, wait to add the cayenne pepper until the sauce has finished reducing and add to taste.

Make-Ahead Gourmet Wraps

Healthy Hydration: Smoothies and Salads

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Cooking in a hot kitchen and eating heavy foods are not much fun during the warm and humid peak of summer. Keep your self fed nutritiously and hydrated responsibly with this set of crispy salads and creamy smoothies. You’ll stay cool and feel great about your choices.

Healthy Hydration: Smoothies and Salads