Healthy Eating for Kids: Recipes and Nutrition Advice

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Lunch Box Recipes for Kids (or Adults!)

A healthy approach for the lunch bunch: Mix a lean protein with whole grains and fresh garden goods, then add a sensible treat.

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Roast Beef Sandwich Lunch Box
Photo: Randy Mayor

Beefy Sammie + Fruit Stick

Sandwiches can pile up sodium. Balance it with no-salt sides.

Sandwich: 2 oz. lower-sodium roast beef, lettuce, 2 slices tomato, 1/2-oz. slice white cheddar, 2 teaspoons light mayo on whole-grain bread + 2 pineapple and strawberry fruit kebabs + 1/2 oz. unsalted peanuts

Stats: 456 calories, 6g sat fat, 508mg sodium

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