Magazine article Working Mother

Dinner for Lunch

Magazine article Working Mother

Dinner for Lunch

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Make back-to-school a little easier by prepping meals that morph into the kids' next-day lunch. Here's inspiration from Debbie Koenig, author of Parents Need to Eat Too. Soup to go Brew a hearty potful, then freeze leftovers in separateportion containers. Thaw overnight, microwave the next morning, and pour into your child's thermos. Everything omelet Whip up a big frittata-style omelet for dinner, slice what's leftinto lunch-able pieces and refrigerate, then pop into an insulated tote. Olé mix Extra chicken breasts mixed with jarred salsa can be rolled up in tortillas for a kid-friendly brown-bag treat. Share your fast formula at fb.com/workingmother.

A toss-Up As you cook, let your little bunny mix up his own toy veggies and dressing with the colorful Leafy Keen Salad Set ($25, landofnod.com).

find more delish dinner-to-lunch ideas on page 82.

Kashi presents: a kid-friendly recipe with good stuffinside.

Zucchini Feta Flapjacks

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(If possible, use organic ingredients. …

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