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5 on Friday: Back To School with Our Bloggers' Connection

Join us each month as we round up our favorite seasonal posts from the Cooking Light Bloggers’ Connection.

This month’s theme is back to school, and these hand-picked recipes will take your average lunch box to the next level.

1. Crunchy Maple Granola: Whether you're topping yogurt or straight snacking, this granola from The Way To His Heart will add a sweet, nutty touch to the start of your day.

2. Caramel Banana Cereal Bars: It's almost impossible to enjoy a bowl of cereal once the morning rush sets in. Say goodbye to unnecessary milk spills! These childhood bad boys from The Fit Fork are a perfect mess-free grab-and-go breakfast.

3. Moroccan Spiced Walnuts: Sweet, salty, and spicy, this quick snack from Mom's Kitchen Handbook delivers an explosion of flavor in just 15 minutes.

4. Grain-Free Chicken Nuggets: Real Kids Eat Spinach reveals the secret to the world's most delicious chicken nuggets: a pickle juice marinade. This after-work and after-school meal is gluten-free and dairy-free, but it surely does not fall short on flavor.

5. Summer Zucchini Bites: No need to fight with picky eaters anymore. The Way To His Heart found a way to load more vegetables into a muffin everyone is sure to love!

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