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Pasta Salad


Pasta salad doesn't have to be a snooze. Here's another opportunity to find out your child's favorite ingredients and add them to an old standby: pasta. Cook spirals, shells, or other fun-shaped pasta. After it has cooled, toss in peas and turkey pepperoni, or leftover taco beef and sweet corn, or pieces of broccoli and cheese ... the possibilities are endless. Just add low-fat salad dressing and you're done!

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August 29, 2014



Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.


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