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9 Easy Recipes For Leftover Chicken

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 12.21.2014 | Taste
Hannah Helsabeck

One thing I love about roasting a whole chicken is always having leftover meat!

Michelle Obama Will Not Be Pleased About This Vote

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has endorsed a Republican plan to allow some schools to opt out of healthier meal standards. The vote comes as ...

How 5 Districts Are Adapting To New Lunch Rules

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place. Some report that students are e...

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.

Easy, Protein-Packed School Lunch Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

When you make either recipe, be sure to whip up a double batch: I guarantee you'll want these for your lunch, too!

Change My Mind: Should the Government be Feeding Your Kids Lunch?

Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

Most kids are picky about what they eat, at any age. Even before they can speak they can make facial expressions that indicate, in no uncertain terms,...

My Sneaky Solution to the School Lunch Food Fight

Missy Chase Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents
Missy Chase Lapine

Recently, we parents have been informed that our kids have done nothing but struggle every day of the new school year. Surprisingly, the struggle is occurring outside the classroom: It's taking place in the cafeteria, over the revamped, healthier school lunch.

How to Avoid Destroying Your Child's Health with School Lunches (Part 2)

Ben Greenfield | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Ben Greenfield

Here are 3 simple steps to creating a healthy lunch box for your kids.

Healthy School Lunch Quiz: What's In Your Brown Bag?

Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living

Back-to-school planning is upon us. But with the beginning of a new year comes an opportunity to change old habits and forge some new patterns. Why no...

Is Your Child's Lunch Safe?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Are you one of those parents that packs your child's lunch in the hopes of providing them a healthier option? Turns out, you might actually be putting...

35 Quick And Healthy Low-Calorie Lunches

Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl By the time noon rolls around, it may seem too easy to head to nearest pizza joint. But hold up: We have 35 healthy lunches t...

USDA to Americans: You'll Eat Pink Slime Whether You Want It or Not

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Nancy Huehnergarth

The USDA's announcement that school districts will be able to opt out of an ammonium-hydroxide treated ground beef filler known as both Lean Finely Textured Beef and "pink slime" is not exactly inspiring confidence.

Tips For Packing A Healthy Brown Bag Lunch

Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living

By Crystal Conde for YouBeauty Packing lunch for yourself and your children is a surefire way to be a healthy hero rather than a nutritional zero....