school lunches

Back-to-school readiness begins with food allergy awareness

With or without kids, back-to-school time gives us a chance to look forward and improve readiness for new challenges. That could mean the challenge to pack healthier lunches for ourselves or to help others learn about food allergies. Give yourself and your family members a refresh on food allergy readiness. –Get to know your child’s school nurse. Healthcare professionals …

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Minimize waste with a lunchbox spork

Reusable food containers and tools help cut the waste. The spork, that practical spoon-fork-knife combo, isn’t just for kids – but it works well for the lunchbox-toting school crowd. We use sporks for campouts, school lunches and day trips, and the reusable utensils always make the return trip back to a sudsy sink. If you’re packing a lunch, planning a picnic or just …

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Curried egg salad lands a school lunch date

Lunch date? This curried egg salad gets the nod, and it’s booked for a back-to-school lunch (or two). The Cookery dabbled in several variations of traditional egg and mayo samples, but this curried blend (thanks, Jane, for the inspiration) starts the school year off with an extra kick and holds up well in a wrap. Get set and …

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