Lunch

Treat Yourself to a BUILT NY Lunch Box — Now on Sale — Amazon Deal of the Day

It's that time of year — the time when lunch boxes for the kiddos go on sale. And right now, adults can get in on the savings with this gourmet getaway lunch tote, which is currently marked down for less than $20.

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Recipe: Tomato and Feta White Bean Salad — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

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Here's a simple yet satisfying salad to make for dinner tonight. If you've got a couple cans of white beans in your pantry, you're already halfway there. Drain the beans and toss in as many juicy, in-season cherry tomatoes as you can possibly fit in the bowl; add a few big handfuls of tangy, salty feta and plenty of chopped fresh parsley and oregano; and then dress the whole mess in a sharp, aromatic shallot vinaigrette. The result is a flavor-packed salad that feels hearty yet still light and fresh enough to fit the season.

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Recipe: Turn Protein-Packed Chia Pudding into a Fun School Lunch — Lunch Snack Packs

Chia seeds are packed with protein, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids and, with just liquid and time to sit, they turn the consistency of pudding. It's pretty magical and very versatile — and excellent for lunch.

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Here’s How to Pack a Grilled Cheese Sandwich That’s Still Warm for Lunch — Tips from The Kitchn

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It should be noted that there is no better time to eat a grilled cheese sandwich than immediately when it comes straight off the stove, with the gooiest melted cheese and crackly, buttery bread. But that does not mean you can't make it in advance and pack it for lunch. You certainly can — it's just a matter of knowing the best way to wrap it up so it's still warm when you pull it out at lunchtime. Here's how to do it.

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Bento Boxes Are the Best Lunch Boxes (& This One Is on Sale) — Amazon Deal of the Day

We are unabashedly passionate about bento boxes when it comes to packing lunches for school or work. For one, bento boxes are just flat-out adorable with all those little containers and compartments! They also eliminate the need for anything disposable (looking at you, plastic baggies and plastic wrap!).

So imagine our excitement when we found this Rubbermaid LunchBlox Container — on sale on Amazon right now for $16.

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5 Tips to Help Your Kids Pack Their Own School Lunches — Back to School

Do you remember the first lunch you made for your child? Maybe it was bittersweet. You pictured them eating the sandwich you lovingly prepared, and reading the sweet note you wrote, and you smiled. But you knew that eating away from home meant they were growing up, and the opportunities to do things for them would be fewer and farther between. Independence was around the corner, and you wanted to hang on for a few more minutes.

But after a few months of lunches? You were over it. There are plenty of ways to show your love other than putting together a dang sandwich when you're ready to go to bed, or before you have your coffee (if you're a procrastinator like I am). The time has come for DIY lunches. The kids will love the newfound freedom, and you'll love the extra eight minutes of sleep.

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