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Glazed Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

Glazed Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

The iconic lemon poppyseed muffin gets a healthy makeover with whole grain flour, extra virgin olive oil, and chia seeds. The muffin itself is incredibly moist and fluffy with a tender crumb and little bits of crunchy chia seeds throughout.

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Kids in the Kitchen:  Lunch on a Stick

Kids in the Kitchen: Lunch on a Stick

Kids can have a lot of fun making various “kebabs”, creating different patterns using various colors and shapes of foods. This lunch consists of a cheese and tomato kebab, a fruit kebab, and a hummus roll-up kebab. I prefer using

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Kids in the Kitchen:  Egg Face

Kids in the Kitchen: Egg Face

It’s so much fun to make faces with foods! Using whole wheat bread along with the veggies for the “face” boosts the fiber in the meal.        

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Kids in the Kitchen:  Butterfly Sandwich

Kids in the Kitchen: Butterfly Sandwich

This is a great use of rotisserie chicken from dinner the night before. Sandwich cutters can turn an ordinary lunch into a fun meal when your child opens his or her lunch box!        

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Kids in the Kitchen:  Bagel Snake

Kids in the Kitchen: Bagel Snake

No need to fear this edible snake! This fun lunch is a creative take on a tuna fish salad sandwich. It’s paired with fiber-rich blueberries, and calcium-rich yogurt.        

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Kids in the Kitchen:  Wheels on the Bus

Kids in the Kitchen: Wheels on the Bus

Wheel pasta always goes over big in my house! It makes for a great lunch that you can make with your kids the night before, using leftover pasta from dinner. The cannellini beans boost protein and fiber in the meal.

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Kids in the Kitchen:  Sunflower Butter “Quesadilla”

Kids in the Kitchen: Sunflower Butter “Quesadilla”

Sunflower butter is made from sunflower seeds, and is a great option for those with peanut or tree nut allergies. It’s rich in minerals, heart healthy fats, and protein. The banana and strawberry slices add sweetness to the “quesadilla.”  

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Kids in the Kitchen:  Turkey Pinwheels

Kids in the Kitchen: Turkey Pinwheels

These turkey pinwheels are fun and easy to make with your kids! Apple slices add fiber to the meal, while the smoothie gives a calcium boost.        

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Farro Crunch Bowl with Orange Dijon Vinaigrette

Farro Crunch Bowl with Orange Dijon Vinaigrette

Crisp vegetables, chewy farro, sweet and nutty honey-glazed walnuts, and a citrusy orange vinaigrette combine to create this “crunch bowl”. It’s a quick and easy bowl that is perfect for lunch. When roasted with honey, the walnuts become caramelized and

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Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Now you can eat raw cookie dough with a spoon and not have to worry about salmonella. This chickpea cookie dough tastes just like chocolate chip cookie dough, but it is made with wholesome ingredients. Cashew butter provides creaminess and

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