The back to school season is the perfect opportunity to make a new (school) year resolution to eating healthier away from home, whether that's in the lunchroom for kids or at the office for you. Packing up your lunch is worth the commitment: one USDA report found that each meal consumed away from home tacks on an additional 134 calories to your daily intake.
But brown bagging it doesn't have to be a time-consuming labor. By repurposing leftovers, cooking for the week and making the same lunch for kids and adults, you can provide a healthy midday meal and save time in the kitchen. Here are some suggestions for healthy lunch ideas that the whole family will enjoy, from the people who know best.
We know you have other ideas to share! Leave your favorite family-friendly lunch recipe in the comments.
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