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10 Creative Lunch Additions Your Kids Will Love

Don’t get stuck in the same routine – make lunchtime more fun with these 10 creative additions: Cheesy quesadillas  Quesadillas seem like a treat, but they can be a healthy way to make lunchtime special. Choose a whole-wheat tortilla and then top it with low-fat Monterey Jack or pepper jack cheese, sliced bell peppers and […]

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2 Tasty Skillet Dinners You Can Enjoy All Week

A skillet dinner is an easy mealtime solution for busy weeks. With just one pan, you can create a variety of balanced and delicious dinners in minimal time. And with just one large skillet dinner, you can have enough food leftover to pack a few work lunches in your favorite Fit & Fresh containers. Start […]

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3 Healthy Juice Alternatives For Kids

Giving a tall glass of fruit juice to your kids may seem like a good idea, but some not-so-good things can be hiding in that cup. Fruit juice is deceiving: The bottle may promise that it contains lots of nutrients, but in fact the drink typically contains a ton of hidden sugar along with artificial […]

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5 Healthier Alternatives To Beef Burgers

The hamburger – it’s an iconic American dish. Juicy and delicious, a freshly made burger is hard to resist – but it might be a little easier to once you know what may be lurking inside. Whether ordered at a dine-in restaurant or drive-thru, burgers can have a host of unhealthy characteristics, according to Everyday […]

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Pack These Healthy Wraps For Your Kids’ Lunches

We don’t know who had the idea to roll up a sandwich, but we salute them for adding excitement to school lunches. Wraps are incredibly versatile and can be filled with a wide variety of tasty ingredients, from meats and cheeses to hummus and vegetables. They’re easy to put together – just add toppings and […]

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10 Creative Lunches Your Kids Will Love

Are you stuck in a sandwich rut? Do your kids open their lunchbox to find a PB&J, without fail? Then it’s time to add some fun back into your children’s school lunches. Avoid making a basic sandwich five days a week by packing these 10 creative lunches that your kids will love: Whole-wheat pasta salad  Whole-wheat […]

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4 Healthy Mayo Alternatives

When you think of a turkey sandwich or a pasta salad, you probably think of mayonnaise – but you probably don’t think of the toll it might be taking on your diet. Adding just the extra touch of flavor a dish needs, mayo may seem innocent enough, but it’s actually loaded with not-so-good-for-you ingredients. One cup […]

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4 Ways To Avoid Using Pasta And Starches

Digging into a big bowl of pasta or a loaded baked potato tastes great in the moment, but doesn’t feel so wonderful after, especially when you consider all the empty calories you just consumed. As good as carbohydrates and starches taste, they’re not always the best option for a light and fresh diet because they contain […]

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Ideas For Using Fresh Herbs In Cooking

Fresh herbs are a wonderfully easy way to add extra flavor and dimension to a variety of meals. They can jazz up a basic dish or highlight specific ingredients. Fresh herbs should also be a kitchen staple because of their health benefits. Instead of using heavy dressings or sauces to spice up foods, you can […]

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Kid-Friendly Dessert Swaps

Have you ever known a kid who doesn’t like dessert? If you have, you’re lucky. But if not, you’ll need to come up with some smart swaps that will let your kids indulge their sweet tooth without going overboard. You may have considered eliminating dessert and other indulgences from your child’s diet altogether, however, conventional […]