Food should be fun! Not just fun to eat, but fun to make. That’s why all week we’re giving you ideas to make-over your lunch box. Molly Herrmann is co-owner of Kitchen in the Market at Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. She found that her son AJ would try new foods as long as he got to help make them.
What do you pack for lunch? I’m sure most people say peanut butter and jelly, but not one local mother. Molly Herrmann posts pictures of her amazing looking lunches to Instagram, so we wanted to know how we could makeover our lunch box to look more like hers.
When we were growing up, you always had recess after lunch. But new research shows that children will eat 54 percent more fruits and vegetables at lunch if they eat after recess. “Recess is often held after lunch so children hurry to ‘finish’ so that they can go play. This results in wasted fruits and vegetables,” Dr. David Just of Cornell University said.
Minnesota’s top two political leaders met face to face Thursday for the first time since the election. They’re pledging cooperation, not division. Minnesota’s top two political leaders met face to face Thursday for the first time since the election. They’re pledging cooperation, not division. Over a luncheon of pork loin and potatoes, the Republican Speaker and Democratic Governor met face to face at the official Residence.
Any parent will tell you that trying to get kids to eat healthier is tricky business, particularly for teenagers.
With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!
Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre-sliced vegetable packets were on the menu Monday as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in a hunt for fare that will meet stricter health mandates — without turning off sometimes-finicky students.
Gov. Mark Dayton says it is time to make sure no child in Minnesota goes hungry at school. This comes almost six months after a report revealed 46 Minnesota school districts had policies denying some children lunch, if they couldn’t pay for it.
When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme. Which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best/most representative national sandwiches.
The Minnesota House on Thursday voted unanimously to guarantee children don’t get denied a school lunch for lack of money. The bill, which passed 130-0, gained traction amid reports that some districts either denied lunches to kids who couldn’t afford them or gave them a lesser meal than their peers.
Stefan Richter is in the middle of processing a thought when he gets up from our table on the patio of Zelo in Minneapolis to have a cigarette. The two-time highly recognizable “Top Chef” contestant leaves the designated restaurant area, walking around a thin rope to the bustling sidewalk of Nicollet Mall.
Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Minnesota schools are adjusting after the USDA issued new guidelines on the amount of fat and calories contained in snacks made available in lunchrooms.
Are you looking for great recipes for Mother’s Day this year? Let the following three recipes help you plan your menu with food your mom is sure to love.
New federal guidelines are changing school lunch menus to reduce calories and include more vegetables. But a lot of kids don’t like it. Some even boycotted school lunches. So, administrators in the Jordan school district got the message. They hired a chef to create healthy dishes kids will like.
Pracna on Main has the bragging rights of being the oldest restaurant in Minneapolis.
Thinking back to our school days, we brought lunch at one time or another and maybe traded a few items with our friends.
Since I work on the west side of the Twin Cities, I was envious of my food-loving friends who raved about their food truck lunches in downtown St. Paul. Everything looked so good and when my husband texted me saying he was trying Gastrotruck, I knew I had to try it for myself.