Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig... Read more
Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba... Read more
How often do you come home from a hard day, only to plop on the couch and "relax" in front of the TV? If you find it hard to escape the sights and sounds of the tube, or if watching your favorite show turns into more wasted hours than... Read more
I'm looking for some ideas for lunches to pack to bring to work, as I think a great first step in improving my health is packing lunch rather than relying on quick-convenience foods for lunch (though, I'm not quite at a point where I'm willing to com... Read more
28 yr old mom of 3 kids. I have hypothyroidism so it's hard for me to lose weight so I do start to get very discouraged. needing someone to help me stay motivated and I can do the same. maybe eventually even texting since my app force closes alot... Read more
What's in your lunchbox? I need ideas for healthy delicious meals to bring for lunch. I constantly find my self eating out on lunch. I am really trying to turn around my health any input would be great! Thanks!... Read more
First day charting. Started making healthier choices 13 days ago and down 11lbs. I've definately done this faster with diets, but this time it's a life and attitude change so I'm pleased with the start I've made.... Read more
1. Two slices of extra-lean sliced turkey rolled into a whole wheat tortilla with mustard.
2. Five carrot strips dipped in 2 tablespoons of light guacamole.
3. Two ounces of baked chicken breast sliced over a bed of lettuce with lite dressing dri... Read more
CONTEST CLOSEDSparkPeople want to help you get your kids off to a healthy start this school year. That's why we are giving away 10 copies of our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunches from SparkPeople, written by ... Read more
Want to get kids off to a healthy start this school year? So does SparkPeople! That's why our very own Samantha Donohue, dailySpark blogger and healthy lunch packer extraordinaire, wrote our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunche... Read more
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