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The Best Way to Make Big Batches of Smoothies Ahead of Time

A new convert to smoothies, I always wondered why Pinterest is full of images of individually packed smoothie ingredients — why not just make a big …

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The 16 Best Snacks To Eat At Your Desk

"If you eat high fat, high sugar meals and snacks you will be sleepy and have low energy overall," says Lisa De Fazio, a healthy lifestyle expert and registered dietitian. "High fat foods take more work to digest. Candy causes sugar to spike in your blood stream then crash, and you also may have an …

Nutritionists' Healthiest Snack Picks for Kids

It's hard to believe, but the latest research shows that a mere 12 percent of American children are meeting the recommended servings for fruit and only 8 percent of American children are meeting the recommend servings for veggies.<p>One smart way to get kids eating more of what they need is by …

Edamame Avocado Salad Sandwich | Edamame Salad Recipe

1. Place edamame in a food processor or blender. Pulse a few times to chop up the edamame, you don't want a puree. Scrape the edamame into a medium …

Healthy Eating

Summer Sandwich Recipes

For brown-bag lunches, beach picnics, or a relaxed no-cook dinner, a sandwich takes everything great about summer and wraps it up in a neat, …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

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13 Wildly Creative Lunches We Dare You To Make At Home

Tired of unwrapping the same old sandwich for lunch every day? Would you prefer to eat your turkey sandwich on a sandwich shaped like a turkey? Of course you would. Do you dream of panda-shaped Nutella sandwiches, but hesitate to take the leap? The time is now. You don't have to be a kid to eat a …

Lunches That Pack in 5 Minutes (or Less)

Lunches That Pack in 5 Minutes (or Less)