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10 Easy Ideas for Better Bag Lunches

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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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