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What to Have on Hand for Back-to-School Lunches

What to Have on Hand for Back-to-School Lunches

What do first graders, seventh graders, ninth graders and college students have in common? One major need: Yummy, healthy school lunches! Whether you’re planning lunches for your little one’s very first day of elementary school or contemp ...
Avocado Sandwich

Avocado Sandwich

Guacamole is great, but how else can you enjoy cool, creamy omega-packed avocado? Sliced and stacked on whole grain bread, this versatile veggie makes the perfect sandwich filler””tender and buttery, but hearty enough for bountiful bites. Top w ...
Avocado-Spinach Egg Salad

Avocado-Spinach Egg Salad

Egg salad isn’t exactly elegant”¦but it can be. Stir in some baby spinach, diced avocado for extra creaminess and fresh, ripe raspberries for a touch of sweetness. Eaten as-is, atop crackers or spread on bread, this light, healthy dish is ...
Open-Face Tuna Melts

Open-Face Tuna Melts

Just because greasy bread, gooey cheese and heavy mayo are no longer your thing doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a classic tuna melt! Ditch the diner version for this healthier alternative, made with sustainably caught, low-mercury tuna, Gree ...
Brie & Pear Sandwich

Brie & Pear Sandwich

Brie is a mild, slightly sweet cheese that pairs particularly well with pears. Layer thin slices of each on crusty, whole grain bread for a sensational gourmet-style sandwich simple enough for anyone to make. A creative condiment takes the place of t ...
Homemade Fruit Snacks

Homemade Fruit Snacks

Gummy, sweet and fun to eat, fruit snacks are an all-time kids’ favorite that parents feel good about doling out at snack time or tucking into lunchboxes. Because, after all, they’re good for you””right? Not so fast. Packaged variet ...
Veggie Hummus Sandwich

Veggie Hummus Sandwich

Some of us love hummus so much, using it as a dip just isn’t enough. Spread a thick layer on whole grain bread and top with lettuce for a quick and filling hummus fix! This veggie sandwich can be made in seconds — just use storebought all ...