Tag Archives: lunch

Five Quick Steps for Fabulous Everyday Salads

I spent the weekend reading about grains. (I know, right?) I was the last one in my family to come down with the stupid cold, when a book arrived at my door- “Amazing Grains” cookbook by author Ghillie James.  So … Continue reading

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Photo Collection Of Cold vs Hot Lunch

“What we learn becomes who we are.” For the last three days, i was a kid again in the school cafeteria.  I began a conversation with the girls about their favorite book series of the moment- The Boxcar Children and … Continue reading

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Follow Me Fellow Foodies

“Why does this blog title sound like something a pirate, a leprechaun or bugs bunny would say? Hmmm…anyways…” I’ve been busy building my Junkfoodjournal Facebook Page! If you’d like to follow me there as well to enjoy short posts with … Continue reading

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You Deserve a Break Today

Mom, Dad, Nanny or Sitter have been going, going, going…all summer long. There’s a Pixar movie out that everyone will enjoy, yay! Sitting for 98 minutes in an air conditioned theatre fits the bill today.  Kids are excited. Movie’s out! … Continue reading

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Hot Lunch. Hot Mess?

I let my girls try hot lunch the other day for the very first time. My youngest had to wait in line so long she barely had 5 minutes to scarf her food down.  The table cleaners were coming by, … Continue reading

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I hate the term “Kitchen Sink.”

Kitchen sink:  for me this term used to describe a salad, soup or omelet prepared with a wide variety of ingredients found lying around your kitchen, has always bugged me. Even as a kid. I picture one of grandmother’s unattached artificial … Continue reading

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Ideas for healthy school lunches

Hummus and pita are always a good choice.  Trader Joe’s makes it easy if you have one near you.  Regular with pita chips… or kid-sized whole wheat pita bread with edamame hummus. And down below, these are not the greasy … Continue reading

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