Get Movin' Monday: Healthy & Tasty Lunches For Your KidsLooking for some new suggestions or maybe even a different snack for the kids to try? This Monday morning we are celebrating the new school year with some new ideas on the old brown bag lunch.
Lunchbox Makeover: Convert Leftovers Into Creative LunchesFood 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.
Get Movin’ Monday: Lunchbox Makeover IdeasWhat 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.
Good Question: Why Don't Most Schools Have Recess Before Lunch?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.
Dayton, Daudt Pledge Cooperation For New Legislative TermMinnesota'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.
Wayzata High School Opts Out Of Federal Lunch Program Any parent will tell you that trying to get kids to eat healthier is tricky business, particularly for teenagers.
Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School LunchesWith creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!
School Officials Try Healthier Cafeteria Options 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. Dayton Vows To Ensure No Child Goes Hungry At SchoolGov. 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.
28 Must-Eat Sandwiches From Around The WorldWhen 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.
Minn. House Votes To Kick In School Lunch MoneyThe 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.
Curiocity: Lunch With 'Top Chef's' Stefan Richter 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.
Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch RecipesEven 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.
Minn. School’s Adjust To USDA Lunch GuidelinesMinnesota schools are adjusting after the USDA issued new guidelines on the amount of fat and calories contained in snacks made available in lunchrooms.
Make Mother's Day Extra Special With These Great RecipesAre 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.