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Fruit, Veggie, and Tuna Salad Wrap

Fruit, Veggie, and Tuna Salad Wrap

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"Spinach and tuna salad wraps get a light, fruity flavor from apples and blueberries for a quick and easy summer lunch." — by mao 
Mexican Bean and Rice Salad

Mexican Bean and Rice Salad

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"Brown rice gets dressed up Mexican style, with kidney and black beans, corn, peppers, lime, and cilantro in a colorful cold salad." — by TaraV1976 
Turkey Wraps

Turkey Wraps

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"Thin deli turkey is wrapped in a whole wheat tortilla with avocado, Swiss cheese, and crumbled bacon for an easy lunch on the go." — by Rochelle T. 
Ranch Pretzels and Goldfish

Ranch Pretzels and Goldfish

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"Pretzels and Cheddar-flavored fish crackers are seasoned and toasted in this simple and delicious recipe." — by culinarychris 
Light Fruit and Nut Granola

Light Fruit and Nut Granola

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"A delicious granola without the fat can be made with spelt, flax seeds, and pecans!" — by GinetteB 
Whole Wheat Pumpkin-Applesauce Muffins

Whole Wheat Pumpkin-Applesauce Muffins

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"These muffins taste great right from the oven, but are even better the next day—if they last that long! Kids love them and it's a good way to sneak fruits, veggies, and fiber into their diets." — by Julie 
School Lunch Bagel Sandwich

School Lunch Bagel Sandwich

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"This sandwich mixes the goodness of bagels with the crunch of dill pickles. I came up with this sandwich for my son who loves bagels and cream cheese but I felt his favorite needed something extra to really make it a lunch. This is kid-tested good, and you can alter the veggies according to what your child likes." — by VeggieLovinHippie 
Low Fat Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Low Fat Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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"Enjoy this dressing on salads and baked potatoes or use it as a dip for vegetables." — by JPSMOMMIE 
NuNu's and Hot Dogs

NuNu's and Hot Dogs

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"It's just buttered egg noodles with parsley, parmesan cheese, and hot dogs." — by Kristin 
Strawberry, Spinach, and Pear Salad

Strawberry, Spinach, and Pear Salad

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"Spinach leaves and romaine are tossed with balsamic vinaigrette and topped with sliced strawberries, sliced pears, toasted black walnuts, and feta cheese." — by Allie 
Lunch Box Hot Hot Dogs

Lunch Box Hot Hot Dogs

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"When the kids need a break from sandwiches, why not send them with a hot hot dog to warm their bellies before going out to play?" — by Lorrie 
Cinnamon Ants on Sticks

Cinnamon Ants on Sticks

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"Cinnamon adds a flavor twist to a favorite snack kids love to make themselves with celery sticks, peanut butter and raisins." — by arizonacrazy 
Fruit Leather

Fruit Leather

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"Make your own fruit leather out of apples and pears, and enjoy it as a snack any time." — by AURORAROSE 
Apricot Leather

Apricot Leather

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"This is great way to use extra apricots--it makes a great snack. These will also keep for a long time." — by CHERI 
Easiest Mac-N-Cheese Ever!

Easiest Mac-N-Cheese Ever!

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"Make your own macaroni and cheese with just macaroni, cheese food, milk, pepper, and this recipe." — by Anncredible 
Easy, Speedy Corn Muffins

Easy, Speedy Corn Muffins

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"Making corn muffins won't get easier than this streamlined method using prepared muffin mix, canned cream-style corn, and a tad of brown sugar. Enjoy them warm or at room temperature." — by Marcy 
Walnut-Tarragon Chicken Tenders

Walnut-Tarragon Chicken Tenders

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"Combining walnuts for crunch and tarragon for subtle flavor, these chicken tenders offer appealing taste and texture all ages will enjoy." — by DustyLV 
Sunshine Hummus Melts

Sunshine Hummus Melts

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"A satisfying and richly flavored vegetarian hot sandwich made with hummus, apples, and cheese. Try this with your favorite variety of apple or cheese!" — by SUZANNAH 
Fruity Fun Skewers

Fruity Fun Skewers

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"A fun, beautiful, and distinctive way to serve fruit at your next party! Try these fruit skewers out with a variety of fruit dips to make them even more exciting!" — by AnaJ930 
Grilled Peanut Butter Apple Sandwiches

Grilled Peanut Butter Apple Sandwiches

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"These sandwiches are a simple, but impressive, combination of flavors and textures--apple, peanut butter, cinnamon--perfect for after-school snacking or a quick lunch. Great with a glass of cold milk!" — by J. Larson 
 
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