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Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

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Pamper your taste buds. If the thought of plain produce makes you cringe, try pairing raw vegetables or fresh fruits with appealing condiments, such as yogurt or ranch dip, cream cheese, etc. 

Avoid prepackaged cheese-and-crackers and similar treats. Besides being overpriced, they’re generally high in sodium, fat and calories. Instead, create your own! This way you know exactly what you’re getting, and you can choose healthier versions, such as wheat crackers. 

Making your midday meal a healthy one can be a challenge, especially if you’re stuck at the office. But with a little planning and a dollop of creativity, you can enjoy a nutritious break—one that’ll fuel you throughout the rest of your hectic day. 



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