Skip to main content

The Latest

  • Thanks Michelle Obama: Spokesperson says lunches aren't as bad as they appear
    Thanks Michelle Obama: Students hate school lunches, Dept. says photos inflated
    In just a few days, “Thanks Michelle Obama” became a trending phrase on Twitter, as many U.S. students apparently hate their school lunches and posted photos of them online as proof. Who are they blaming for the bland but assumedly...
  • Child enjoying his lunch.
    School officials throw away children’s lunches over unpaid accounts
    A Salt Lake City elementary school is under fire after school officials snatched up students' lunches and threw them in the trash can, and according to a report by The Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, it was all over unpaid...
  • Pinwheels are a fun lunchtime treat.
    Jazz up your kids’ lunches with pinwheels
    Summer is officially over and school is here to stay…and so are school lunches. How can you make them nutritious, delicious AND something your kids will eat? One idea is to turn their sandwiches into pinwheels. It works with whatever...
  • healthy food choices
    Healthy school (and work) lunches for your family
    Once September rolls around, families become busier and tend to try and cut corners where they can to save time and energy. This is a great strategy, for many areas of daily life, but school and work lunches shouldn't be the corner you cut in...
  • Love your salad? Pack it well.
    Stylish people carry stylish lunch bags
    If you’re a brown-bagger, there are several good reasons to check out the products by Built. For one, the patterns on the soft fabric are fanciful and bright—“This is not some stodgy lunch bag baby,” it says.The Gourmet...
  • Off to school
    Off to school
    Here comes the school bus and the nerves are all stirred up. Is everything packed in the bookbag?Do I have the lunch set up so it is easy access for my child and she is not struggling? Will my child be able to gettheir pants up and down without...
  • Bento Power Lunch System
    Eco-friendly kid lunch options
    The start of the school year leads to buying of school supplies, planning new wardrobes, and fixing school lunches. Many kids are only interested in the type of lunch box they get to bring to school. The latest cartoon or movie character is a...
  • 5 Summer lunches to feed the kiddies
    5 Summer lunches to feed the kiddies
    Are you hanging out with the kiddies this summer? Looking for a way to feed the kiddo’s without breaking your back or pocket book? Well look no further, enjoy these everyday recipes with some simple and affordable way to serve up lunch...
  • Packed School Lunches
    Study shows lunch boxes aren't "cool" enough to be safe
    Parents choose a packed lunch for a variety of reasons. Many parents believe that they can pack a healthier lunch than what is served up on the school lunch menu. Others believe they can pack a healthy lunch for less than the price of a school...
  • Best back to school gluten free lunches
    The Best Gluten Free Back to School Lunches
    Where did the summer go? Kids already sharpening their pencils for the first day of school. Before you know it, in the morning (or if you’re an overachiever, the night before) you’re packing your kid’s lunch.Do youfind packing...
  • Fresh lettuce shrimp wraps
    Fresh lettuce shrimp wraps take care of some of that lettuce from Montreal CSAs
    Many of Montreal's CSAs began dropping off baskets of produce to consumers as of early May. While most people are generally satisfied with the contents of their baskets, the number one complaint from Montrealers is that the baskets often...
  • resized_fresh_mozzarella_and_tomatoes_with_Basil.jpg
    Fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil appetizer
    Have you ever had fresh mozarella cheese? It's a completely different animal contrasted to the rubbery cousin you may be used to eating. This appetizer combines this year's bumper crop of tomatoes with your garden basil and fresh...
  • resized_tuna_sandwich.jpg
    How to get kids to eat their packed lunches
    School lunch boxes – are you out of ideas already? Have you heard of Laptop Lunches? They are American-style bento boxes designed to help families pack nutritious, eco-friendly lunches for school, work, and travel. They are trays - reusable,...
  • resized_IMG_5648.JPG
    What's for lunch?
    What’s for Lunch? Nearly one-third of our children are either overweight or obese and the sad fact that this generation is the first not to have the life expectancy of their parents is part and parcel to this. There is good news however in...
  • Egg and olive sandwiches with Pennsylvania Dutch mustard are awesome.
    Egg and olive sandwich filling
    Egg and olive salad is a classic sandwich filling. It's perfect for a summer meal. Several people who have come from areas outside Pennsylvania say they had never had egg and olive until coming here. Use this filling recipe to make the perfect...