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Give Your Tuna Salad a Flavor Makeover: 5 Terrific New Recipes

Give Your Tuna Salad a Flavor Makeover: 5 Terrific New Recipes

Tuna salad may seem simple — but don’t be fooled into thinking “simple” has to equate to “boring.” Because come summer, what we all want for lunch (and dare we say, dinner) is an easy recipe that involves a can ...more

Blazin’ Kids Lunch: Sunshine Quesadilla

Blazin’ Kids Lunch: Sunshine Quesadilla

My family had a blast over Memorial Day weekend. It was great to soak up the rays, splash in the cold pool, grill out with friends — and generally enjoy being out in the sun! (Especially after a pretty cold winter.) To celebrate the ...more

Could Wendy’s New Pretzel Burger Be the Next Doritos Locos Taco?

Could Wendy’s New Pretzel Burger Be the Next Doritos Locos Taco?

No doubt execs at America’s fast-food chains have been green with envy over the runaway success of Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Tacos (with more than 350 million served, a feat the taco chain credits for creating 15,000 jobs).   ...more

MyPlate Meals: 5 Easy, Healthy Take-to-Work Salads

MyPlate Meals: 5 Easy, Healthy Take-to-Work Salads

There are so many good reasons to bring your lunch to work. For starters, you save money; even if you only spend $5 a day on lunch, that’s $100 a month! BYO, and you can easily cut that in half.   Second, you’re much more ...more

Purr-fect Kids Lunch: Green-Eyed Kitty

Purr-fect Kids Lunch: Green-Eyed Kitty

Our kitty, creatively named Kittie-Pie, isn’t a fan of our new family member, which happens to be a fluffy puppy! She’s convinced our home is now a house of horrors, and she can’t seem to escape the madness! Tolerance isn’t her ...more

MyPlate Meals: 8 Tasty Ways to Eat More Healthy Whole Grains

MyPlate Meals: 8 Tasty Ways to Eat More Healthy Whole Grains

“Whole grains” has to be one of the most confusing phrases in our modern dietary lexicon. We see commercials and packages every day extolling the inclusion of whole grains in everything from sugary cereals to dense loaves of brown ...more

Mom of 3 Gives Cheesy End to Frito-Lay Chip Contest

Mom of 3 Gives Cheesy End to Frito-Lay Chip Contest

A mother of three from Land O’ Lakes, Wisc., who works as a children’s librarian has been named the winner of the much-hyped Frito-Lay “Do Us a Flavor” chip contest after her idea for Cheesy Garlic Bread potato chips ...more

Galloping Kids Lunch: Horsey Sandwich

Galloping Kids Lunch: Horsey Sandwich

Out of all the fun food animals I have made, I realized I haven’t made a horse! Crazy! Horses are so fascinating, with their agility, power, beauty, strength and generally loving nature. Whenever I see horses in a galloping across a field or ...more

Goggle-Eyed Kids Dinner: Monster Quesadilla

Goggle-Eyed Kids Dinner: Monster Quesadilla

We had a mini family vacation over Easter weekend and now we’re finishing up Spring Break — so naturally it’s time for something fun and crazy! This little monster will be great for girls, who will think he’s pretty adorable, and ...more

McDonald’s vs. Subway Smackdown: McD’s New Secret Weapon?

McDonald’s vs. Subway Smackdown: McD’s New Secret Weapon?

The new chicken McWraps from McDonald’s hardly look like lethal weapons, but the mega fast-food chain is hoping they’ll deal something of a knock-out blow to another burgeoning fast-food chain: Subway.   If you think ...more

Denny’s Goes Whole Hog: Here Comes Baconalia 2013!

Denny’s Goes Whole Hog: Here Comes Baconalia 2013!

Forget Red States vs. Blue States, or Yankees vs. Red Sox, or crunchy vs. smooth. Here’s another way to neatly divide the country in two: whether you greet the news of Denny’s 2nd bacon-fest with a “Yum!” or a ...more

Stellar Kids Lunch: Spaceship Sandwich

Stellar Kids Lunch: Spaceship Sandwich

With meteors entering our atmosphere, a man jumping from space, and a seventh grader successfully sending Hello Kitty almost into orbit, I thought a spaceship would be appropriate for this week! It’s a lunch so simple and cute, it’s out ...more

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