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Lunchbox Inspiration: Watermelon, Strawberry, and Mint Fruit Salsa

watermelon salsa

Today is the last post in this series, although it is probably not the last post you’ll see about lunchboxes!  I hope you have enjoyed this series and you’ve gotten a few good ideas and some inspiration for how you can make lunchbox meals simple and/or fun while still being packed with healthy foods. This [...]

Lunchbox Inspiration: Cranberry Watermelon Chicken Roll Up Sandwich

Chicken with Cranberry and Watermelon Chutney

It’s time for another lunchbox inspiration!  If you’ve been following along, you know this is #5 of the series that has included, Fruit Salad with Homemade Marshmallow Cream and Cream Cheese Dip, Teriyaki Chicken Watermelon Sushi, Grilled Chicken Sliders with Maple Citrus Watermelon Drizzle, and Build Your Own Lunchable!  All of these lunchbox items have [...]

Lunchbox Inspiration: Teriyaki Chicken & Watermelon Sushi {from leftovers!}

Step 1 in making sushi - Shape the rice

I’ve got a fun lunch inspiration for you today! It is so delicious, you’ll want to pack yourself a lunch too!  And, why not?  Brown baggin’ it means you’ll save your hard earned dollars, and eat better too!  Besides, with this lunch your kids {or your co-workers} will think you’re the coolest mom ever! This [...]

Real Food Series: Lunchbox Inspiration to Start the School Year Right

Build Your Own Lunchable

Welcome to the first installment of a brand new series you will be seeing once a week for the next six weeks thanks to the National Watermelon Promotion Board!  School is starting in just a couple of weeks here and back to school time always means we find ourselves in a whirlwind of meetings, activities, [...]

Lunchbox Inspiration – BBQ Quesadillas

BBQ Quesadillas

It seems like school just let out, but today I spied school supplies being lined up on the shelves at my local Walmart.  In just a few weeks it will be time for back to school shopping.  There will be new crayons, new backpacks, new shoes, and new lunchboxes.  But, while your kids get the [...]

Grilled Cheese Gone Gourmet with Turkey and Asparagus

turkey asparagus grilled cheese

I have found my new favorite sandwich.  It was born of my desire to add more fresh veggies to my diet {and my kid’s diets}.   I’ve been trying to get creative and add more veg to my lunches and breakfasts – two meals when vegetables don’t always grace our plates. This sandwich elevates sandwiches to [...]

Review: Garden Lites

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I love it when I find something healthy and yummy that makes a great lunch item – especially on the go.  Recently, I had the opportunity to try Garden Lites, a Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and All Natural product.  They are  produced in Nut Free Facility. They come frozen and heat up in the microwave in [...]

Saying Thank You to Teachers

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Tis’ the season for random acts of kindness.  But really, shouldn’t we try to look for ways to help others and do nice things for others ALL YEAR?  Let’s make a pact right now to do just that. M-kay?  I mean besides it helping someone else out, or brightening someone else’s day, it also can [...]

Recipe: PB&J Crepes

PB&J Crepes

Last week I was “watching” Food Network.  We leave it on that channel when no one is really watching T.V. around here!  Sometimes I’m half way listening and I’ll catch a recipe that really sounds good and my ears will perk up and I’ll take note.  That is what happened on this particular day.  Giada [...]

Late July Chips and Wholly Guacamole – a Dynamic Duo + Give Away!!

Late July Wholly Guacamole

Have you been reading about all the yummy things I pack in Judah’s lunchbox? Things like peanut butter and jelly roll ups, jam waffle-wiches, caramelized banana pancakes/sandwiches, and apple & peanut butter “sandwiches.” I’m going to take pictures {when I can remember to do so at 6:00 am!} and share them on here soon… I [...]

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