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School Lunch In A Bento Box (with videos)

It is said in Japan that when you eat from a bento lunch prepared by a loved one, the preparers feelings for you are transmitted through the food. Lovely! As the school year gets underway, nutritio…

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10 New (School) Year Resolutions

As summer vacation comes to an end, for many of us, thoughts turn back towards school.† Late August to early September feels as much like a beginning to me as January 1st.† It's that school year r…

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Lunch Encounters of the Third Kind (2 videos)

"Lunch Encounters of the Third Kind" was shot in my daughters' public school lunchroom. This short spoof on the original film's mashed potato scene raises awareness about the quality of school lunches…

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Got School Milk?

With fondness, I can remember my early elementary school days and the pride of being "milk monitor", which meant I got to go to the cafeteria and pick up the small cartons of milk my classmates and I …

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Lunchboxes: Easy Greening

Some of us are so focused on the challenge of what to put in our kidsí lunchboxes that we donít consider the lunchbox itself. But a 2006 report found disturbing amounts of lead in vinyl lunchboxes. Th…

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