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Healthy Lunches

A Lesson Plan For Healthier School Lunches And Snacks

Katherine Brooking | Posted 08.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

Kids are heading back to school, so while you're busy buying notebooks, pencils and papers, don't forget to restock your pantry and fridge with health...

Ask JJ: How To Pack Healthy Lunches Your Kids Will Eat?

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

One of the quickest ways you can upgrade your child's lunch is by making "lateral shifts." That means swapping out traditional, less nutritious lunchbox items for healthy goodies that taste better and give your kids an advantage with their focus and energy. My favorite lunchbox lateral shifts include:

19 Healthy Portable Lunches Anyone Can Make

Spoon University | Posted 05.01.2016 | Taste
Spoon University

Photo by Gabby Phi When you're rushing all day, it can be hard to have a healthy lunch. Americans spend around $1,000 on lunch every year, so save ...

Not Your Usual Avocado Toast

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 03.16.2016 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

Avocado toasts have received much attention over the past year. Even fine dining restaurants have them on the menu. What's the big deal with putting avocado toast on bread anyway? Well, I happen to think the avocado is one of the best things to eat since, well... avocado on toast.

What The Healthiest People Do During Their Lunch Breaks

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living

The lunch break is a very valuable part of the workday. Unfortunately, most of us don't take it seriously. Research shows an astonishing 65 percent of...

3 Easy and Healthy Ways to Make Your Lunch Taste Incredible

SELF | Posted 01.13.2016 | Taste
SELF

Including a yummy superfood salad recipe! By Tatiana Boncompagni, SELF This article originally appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of SELF...

Save Money, Stay Healthy With These Great Lunch Ideas

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

New year, new me! Am I right? If you've made healthy eating habits a part of your New Year's Resolution then you came to the right place. I've gathere...

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch for Work

Alan Kohll | Posted 12.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Kohll

Packing your lunch for work can be such a great option when you're making steps toward a healthier lifestyle. It can also save you money and even taste better, too.

Skinny Buffalo Ranch Tuna Salad

Nancy Fox | Posted 09.29.2016 | Taste
Nancy Fox

Make your tuna salad come alive with this fantastic buffalo ranch tuna salad! It has a bit of a kick but not too hot.

How To Organize Kids School Lunches

Rachel Hollis | Posted 08.25.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Making sure my kids eat a healthy lunch is very important to me. That's why I prep a Lunchtime box on Sundays so I don't even have to think about it w...

How to Eat Healthy at... Starbucks

SELF | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
SELF

It's not just great for iced lattes. You can grab a quick, healthy lunch for under 500 calories at the ever-present coffee chain with these Self-approved picks.

5 Easy Tips on Packing Your Kid a Healthy Lunch

Metro | Posted 05.05.2016 | Parents
Metro

Sally Kuzemchak is a registered dietician and creator of the blog Real Mom Nutrition. Kuzemchak, who has two children, shares her tips on packing nutritious lunches kids will actually eat -- even when you're in a pinch for time.

Turmeric Tofu & Wild Rice

Mira Manek | Posted 06.14.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

It's deliciously comforting, nutritious and filling -- and a squeeze of lime gives that finishing zest.

Tackling Childhood Obesity Takes Resolve

Rob Bisceglie | Posted 03.15.2015 | Education
Rob Bisceglie

We all share the same desire to constantly "do better" at our jobs as parents. When it comes to school lunch, good progress is being made, but there is more to be done when it comes to creating healthy school environments.

5 Easy Ways To Make Sad Desk Lunches Happy

Posted 09.22.2014 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani If you don't have time for a total lunch makeover, here are some brilliant ways to upgrade the classics you're already eating. ...

Yesterday's News Stands Becoming Tomorrow's Healthy Eating Hotspots

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 08.28.2014 | Healthy Living

While a bustling city might not feel complete without a trusty newsstand, for many modern day 9-to-5ers, finding the latest power lunch is a bigger pr...

Reusable, Waste Free Lunches: How to Save Your Money, Your Health, and the Environment

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Hannah Helsabeck

Is it really possible to save our money, health, and planet by packing a healthy, reusable, and waste-free lunch instead of a disposable one? Yes, it can be done!

Most Kids' Packed Lunches Are Not As Healthy As Doctors Recommend

Posted 07.31.2014 | Parents

BY SHEREEN LEHMAN NEW YORK Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:23am EDT (Reuters Health) - Packed lunches that children bring from home are often missing the vege...

Kids Can Make Healthy Food Choices: Education Is Key

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

by Anupama Joshi, executive director and cofounder of the National Farm to School Network While politicians in Washington debate implementation of sc...

Why We Need to Make School Lunches Healthier

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate For some reason that I'll probably never understand, first lady Michelle Obam...

Join the Farm to Cafeteria Movement

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

At 5 years old, Miguel Villarreal hated beets. Born into a family of migrant farmworkers, his disdain for this root vegetable stemmed from hoeing it. ...

4 Healthy Lunches For People Who Hate Salad

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Since he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, celebrity chef (and Oprah pal) Art Smith has lightened up his midday meals. Here, some of his favorite ma...

Delicious and Healthy School Meals Around the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Schools across the country have been working hard to implement updated nutrition guidelines for school meals. There are challenges, but schools' efforts are paying off. If you don't think school meals can be healthy and appealing, take a look at these school lunches.

The Single Habit That Helps Me To Eat Healthy and Save Money

Gina Ryder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gina Ryder

Every Sunday, I spend a few hours preparing fresh, healthy meals for the week ahead. This habit saves me time and money overall. If all of my lunches are made in one setting ahead of time, I don't have to rush to prepare food during the busy morning hours or foot the bill for ordering out.

My Daughter Was Teased Because Of Her 'Healthy' Lunch

Caron Gremont | Posted 11.13.2013 | Parents
Caron Gremont

As parents, we need to be aware of how we talk about food and what others are eating in front of our children. We need to model kindness and not judgment, whether it's about eating not enough vegetables or too many vegetables.