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Brown Bags Worth Bragging About

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by the experts at Sacred Heart and St. Joseph's Hospitals 

 

Do you pack a lunch for yourself or your family every morning? Don't let poor nutritional content and bland flavors bring down your bring-it-from-home lunches—make the extra effort to fill your sandwich bags with healthful and tasty ingredients.

 

Try these tips:

  • Substitute grilled poultry for processed deli meat.
  • Pack a do-it-yourself parfait with fresh fruit, low-fat yogurt, and chopped nuts.
  • Instead of sugary spreads, top whole-wheat crackers with hummus or reduced-fat cheese.
  • Add a container of colorful veggies with reduced-fat ranch dressing for a nutritious and scrumptious side.
  • Mix up your food regularly. If you usually pack an apple, try pears or oranges instead. If you're accustomed to a turkey sandwich, try a quesadilla on a whole-wheat tortilla once in a while. Your taste buds will thank you!
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