They’re not glamorous, breath-taking or even mildly exciting. Instead, brown bag lunches are convenient, economical and all too often boring. But are your packed lunches becoming too mundane, unappealing and dull? If you have the brown bag blue... Read more
Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
Eating healthy takes some effort, no doubt about it. Let’s face it, today we might be excited to make a tasty, creative recipe that’s good for our waistline, but tomorrow may not bring the same enthusiastic mood. So we slip for the next f... Read more
You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w... Read more
"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m... Read more
Feels so good to have my breakfast and lunch packed and tracked for tomorrow! Beef jerky, carrots and broccoli with ranch, cottage cheese, a fiber bar, and apple slices (: what are YOU packing?? (:... Read more
I was all set to have a cheat day when I went to Cracker Barrel for lunch today but ended up having a grilled chicken caesar salad which surprised me making it easy by having the calories on the menu- only 550. Yay me!... Read more
Finally, lunch. I've been to Walmart, had my hair cut, and now lunch. I'm so looking forward to this. Having a salad with healthy items including avacados with lowfat ranch, only 25 calories per Tbsp and also a hamburger steak for some protein.... Read more
Take a slice of lean lunch meat and wrap up slices of veggie/fruit inside...some yummy options are bell peppers, cucumbers, carrots, romaine, apples, etc. The possibilities are endless. I take 3 slices of Foster Farms lunch meat (45 calories) and w... Read more
On my never ending search for the calories in different lunch meats, I have found, an impressive list. You can find it here:... http://www.caloriecount.about.com/calories -lunch-meats-ic0701... Read more
Who doesn't love lunch meat? It makes for a quick and easy protein fix any time of day. However, most cold cuts are full of sodium and fillers. When we heard about Healthy Ones lunch meats, which have received the American Heart Association seal of a... Read more
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined celebrity chef Rachael Ray to announce changes to the school lunch program. This desired national update is the first in more than fifteen years. After the announcement... Read more
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