Pack a Lunch: Turkey Sandwich

Cook's notes: What goes with a turkey sandwich? I looked at several articles about bento box lunches to get inspired about side dishes to pack. I focused on healthy desserts and prioritizing vegetables. Keep it simple, by adding a vegetable serving, a fruit serving, and a treat: dark chocolate is definitely a theme. More entree ideas …

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Pack a Protein Lunch

Cook's notes: Inspired in part by dietician Megan Kober's article on Balancing Blood Sugar and Dana Shafir Wellness. I'm always looking for ideas on better ways to pack lunch. These are balanced meals that emphasize veggies over bread for the starch portion. Non-starchy vegetables are unlimited: eat all you want! The formula See the Building Blocks section …

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Weeknight Menu: Roasted Sausages, Broccoli, and Apple Coleslaw

Cook's notes: This is an easy weeknight recipe, perfect for the autumn season. I wanted to try a coleslaw recipe that was low in added sugar and didn't have mayonnaise or a lot of oil in it. The original recipe called for 2 Tablespoons of sugar; I cut this down to 1/2 teaspoon. However, with …

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