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Cooking Light Real Family Food captures the spontaneity, intimacy, and fun of home cooking and inspires families to return to the kitchen table. Author Amanda Haas offers simple and easy recipes your whole family will love.

Family Lunch Recipes

From Grilled Peanut Butter-Banana Fingers to Chopped Cobb Salad, these simple lunch recipes will please everyone in the family and make for the perfect at-home or on-the-go meals.

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Crunchy Couscous Salad with Currants and Mint
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Crunchy Couscous Salad with Currants and Mint

What’s not to love about this salad? It’s sweet, savory, crunchy, and full of bright herbs and lemon juice. You can make it ahead, cover it, and leave it at room temperature up to four hours before serving. Resist the urge to refrigerate it, though—the couscous will dry out quickly. If you’re looking for a gluten-free option, try quinoa.

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High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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