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Structure Your Work-From-Home Day With These Routines

The conveniences of working at home are also its curses. There’s no commute giving you time to settle your thoughts on the way in to work, no lunch with co-workers. To get some structure in your work-from-home life, you need to create your own routines.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Salsa as a Sandwich Topper 

A good sandwich doesn’t need more than meat, cheese, and bread, but adding some tomato, onion, or other vegetable can make it truly great through the addition of fresh flavor and texture. Instead of slicing and dicing each of these components individually, you can save time by piling on the salsa.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Try These Sweet Potato Recipes for Every Meal

Cold temperatures bring out carb cravings both sweet and savory, and the sweet potato is equipped to handle both. Not only are these babies the perfect base for all sorts of fillings, they provide a bit more flavor (and nutrients) than their paler counterparts, and can be enjoyed morning, noon, and night.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Build the Perfect Salad

Whether it’s Leslie Knope, the non-Lisa Simpsons, Vernon Dursley, or your racist uncle who draws scientifically bunk parallels between salad consumption and gender identity, I can’t think of a food that’s cooler to hate than salad. That’s really too bad, because a well-constructed salad is one of life’s great…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Make Your Own Fruit Roll-Ups With Just Three Ingredients

In the great game of lunchbox snack trading, few items hold as much clout as a a violently pink or—if you’re very lucky—tie-dye fruit roll-up. Though I still have a soft spot for the plasticky confection, I would hesitate to include it in my five-a-day count. Luckily, you can get more fruit in your fruit […]

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Make Your Own Fruit Roll-Ups With Just Three Ingredients

In the great game of lunchbox snack trading, few items hold as much clout as a a violently pink or—if you’re very lucky—tie-dye fruit roll-up. Though I still have a soft spot for the plasticky confection, I would hesitate to include it in my five-a-day count. Luckily, you can get more fruit in your fruit […]

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Feed Your Inner (or Actual) Child With DIY Pizza Lunchables

I am a very big fan of Lunchables, both as a product and a concept. The no-cook, assemble-and-eat boxes of food are convenient, customizable, and fun for all, including actual school children and those who are just children at heart.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Feed Your Inner (or Actual) Child With DIY Pizza Lunchables

I am a very big fan of Lunchables, both as a product and a concept. The no-cook, assemble-and-eat boxes of food are convenient, customizable, and fun for all, including actual school children and those who are just children at heart.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Make Sandwiches on Frozen Bread to Stave Off Sogginess

The only thing sadder than opening your lunchbox to find a soggy sandwich is opening your kid’s lunchbox at the end of the day to find a completely untouched one. Thankfully, you can prevent soggy, disappointing lunchbox sandwiches by making them with frozen bread.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Do You Pack the Perfect Lunch?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I’d like to talk about packed lunches, and how you keep them tasty and interesting.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Case for the Adult Lunchable

Last week, when all of the writers came together for a glorious meeting in New York, I found myself in a bodega with Beth and Patrick, looking for bottles of water and nourishing snacks. I grabbed a Lunchable and later, while shoving stacks of too-round turkey slices and processed cheese in my mouth, I thought […]

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For Beach Picnics, Bring Foods You Can Eat With Toothpicks

A beach picnic always sounds delightful but, unless you want soggy sandwiches and a mouthful of sand, some planning is required. After a life of living only in states that have a coast, I have developed a successful strategy for keeping sand out of my food and mouth.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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My Favorite Fancy Lunch Delivery Startup Just Died and I Am Heartbroken

Over the past year, I’ve tried valiantly to keep the dream of daily gourmet desk lunches alive. Apparently, however, this city’s epicureans have all died or moved away. You see, my beloved artisanal lunchmaker Maple—the popular food delivery service backed by superstar chef David Chang—announced it’s shutting down…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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