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Tired of the same thing for lunch day after day? Get some fresh ideas for lunch in this section. I love to make salads like this Layered Ground Chicken Taco Salad in a Jar or this super healthy Rainbow Winter Quinoa Bowls. For sandwiches, this Cucumber Avocado Sandwich is one of my favorite lunch ideas!

Lunchbox Tips for the New Year

Lunch Box Tips for the New Year

This post was created in partnership with CAPRI SUN. With the holidays behind us and the New Year in full view, it is time to start thinking about simple changes, new habits, and healthier choices that we can make – starting with our daily afternoon meals.    I always love the holiday season – so many …

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Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich

Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich

Thinly sliced, cool cucumbers are layered with mashed avocado and cream cheese spread on whole grain bread to make this satisfying Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich. I was reminded of this Cucumber Avocado Sandwich yesterday while I was planting some vegetable plants for our summer garden. One of my picks this year was Lemon Cucumbers. An …

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Back to School Lunchbox Tips

Alright, we’ve had a few weeks back in school, which means we’ve had a few weeks to get back into the lunchbox packing routine. That’s old news in our house anymore since Logan is in 5th grade this year and Madeline is in 2nd. It feels like I’ve been packing school lunches for a long …

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chicken casesar lettuce wrap

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Wraps

I’ll admit it. I get bored with food easily. I can’t stand eating the same thing all the time. Salads are something that can so easily become dull. Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, for example, is great for lunch or a lighter dinner, but ordinary. I decided why not turn a salad into a lettuce wrap? …

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Fresh Zucchini Corn Salsa

Fresh Zucchini Corn Salsa would make a great appetizer or snack, but with the added protein from the black beans, it also makes a perfect light and healthy lunch. Summer is coming to an end and school has already started here. Thanks to my backyard garden, however, I am still savoring the tastes of summer. …

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Back to School Lunchbox Ideas

I can’t believe that back to school season is already upon us. This summer has flown by. Before I know it, I’ll be back to the daily routine of packing school lunches. Summer is always full of fun…afternoons at the pool, visiting family, playdates at the park, and more. But I can’t help but look …

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Grilled Summer Squash Sandwich

This Grilled Summer Squash Sandwich is so easy to make and it is the perfect way to use up that summer squash and zucchini! Summer is here and that means the grocery stores, Farmer’s Markets, and backyard gardens are overflowing with delicious summer produce. There is never a shortage of summer squash. I especially love zucchini because …

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Berry Balsamic Salad Lettuce Cups

Balsamic Berry Salad Lettuce Cups

With warmer days happening more and more frequently, I am really looking forward to having more fresh and light salads on the dinner table. My latest salad creation, Balsamic Berry Salad Lettuce Cups, was inspired by the flavor combination of berries and balsamic vinegar. If you haven’t tried that yet, give it a try. I …

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