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Review: KIND Healthy Grains Bars

Review: KIND Healthy Grains Bars

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

I became hooked on the Almond and Coconut KIND granola bars back in 2011, when I first began my clean eating journey, and I would pick up a few bars every time I spotted them. Eventually I was so addicted to them and their all-natural goodness, that I had a box delivered regularly through Amazon’s […]

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Weelicious Lunches (Book Review)

Weelicious Lunches (Book Review)

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Catherine McCord is the queen of interesting lunches. She posts her creations on her Instagram feed and writes about them regularly on her blog, Weelicious. So when I heard about her book, Weelicious Lunches: Think Outside the Lunch Box with More Than 160 Happier Meals, which was released last year, I couldn’t wait to check […]

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Flight 001 Lunch Pack

Flight 001 Lunch Pack

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beyond packing my kids’ lunches on the daily, I’m also usually packing my own. Except on the days that a sushi craving sends me to the nearest Japanese restaurant. So that means that I’m always on the lookout for fun, durable, easy-to-use lunch accessories that I can use to pack up my OWN lunch. Because […]

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Beating the Lunch Box Blues (Book Review)

Beating the Lunch Box Blues (Book Review)

| January 7, 2014

Looking for a great book to make your packed lunches more exciting? Check out what I thought of Beating the Lunch Box Blues by J.M. Hirsch. When it comes to packing lunches, no one wants a boring brown sack. I mean, sure, a PBJ, chips and an apple are good sometimes — like when you […]

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Keep It Simple: Make It Tapas

Keep It Simple: Make It Tapas

| December 4, 2013

When it comes to packing your kids’ lunch boxes (and even your own), sometimes you need to think outside the box … and the requisite two pieces of bread. While we routinely switch up the bread we use, employing everything from bagels and sandwich thins to hard rolls and English muffins, sometimes we nix the […]

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11 Ideas for Packing Lunch Boxes: November 2013

11 Ideas for Packing Lunch Boxes: November 2013

| November 21, 2013

Looking for some lunchtime inspiration for your kids? From rollups to wraps, grapes to cantaloupe, our kids love when we change up their lunch boxes with fun and different foods. When packing our children’s lunches, we both often pack yogurt because it offers so much nutritional goodness like calcium — and sometimes a nice amount […]

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Recipe: Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

Recipe: Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

| November 20, 2013

Tasty little Pumpkin Donut Holes that are quick to make and a perfect little sweet treat to tuck into both kid and adult lunchboxes. I bake at least once a week. For a variety of reasons. But more often than not, it’s so I can include a small sweet homemade treat in the kids’ lunch […]

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The Breakfast Project Twitter Party

The Breakfast Project Twitter Party

| November 18, 2013

Join Kitchen PLAY, National Milk Mustache “Got Milk?”® Campaign and some of your favorite food bloggers for a Twitter Party celebrating milk, the breakfast powerhouse! Eight delicious recipes will be revealed that show how, with the help of milk and MyPlate, you can build a better and more nutritious breakfast for you and your family. Five awesome […]

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Lunch Box Safety: Should You Pack an Ice Pack?

Lunch Box Safety: Should You Pack an Ice Pack?

| November 15, 2013

When packing lunches for yourself and your kids, are you being safe? If you aren’t packing ice packs, then you may not be packing the safest lunches you can. Food for thought. Do you have a favorite ice pack for lunch boxes?

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Memo to Texas Schools: We Can Do Better

Memo to Texas Schools: We Can Do Better

| November 14, 2013

Thirty cents? Yes. Because a child was short thirty cents on his school meals card, a school employee threw away his breakfast last week. Even though his Mom was already notified and said she was on her way with the money. Thirty cents. Even though the school sees this child every day. Thirty cents. Even […]

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