TIP OF THE DAY: Change Your Sandwich Recipes For Spring

Ah, spring. The days are longer, it’s getting warmer and soon spring vegetables will be in the market. Add some spring touches to your sandwiches: Lose the iceberg. Instead of—or in addition to—lettuce, add baby arugula or baby spinach. Add fresh herbs. You can use whatever you have on hand, from chives and dill to…
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PRODUCT: LunchSkins Reusable For Kids’ Lunch Bags

Disposable plastic food bags were introduced in 1964. Overnight they changed the way people carried their sandwiches and carrot sticks to lunch. (The prior options were aluminum foil, paper bags and wax paper.) Baggies and the variations that followed made it easy to transport food and keep it moist. But flash forward to the present:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cookie Cutter Sandwiches

You don’t have to be a kid to love these special sandwiches. In fact, they’ll be a hit for Father’s Day or for parties in general. Using thin-sliced whole wheat bread, build your favorite sandwich. Center the ingredients away from the edges so that you don’t waste much when cutting the shape. Then use jumbo…
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PRODUCT: Save Bread Calories With Pepperidge Farm Deli Flats

A chicken sandwich on Deli Flats. Photo courtesy Pepperidge Farm. We love bread, and we love companies that figure out how to make it less caloric. Pepperidge Farm is high on our love list, with new 100-calorie Deli Flats. We’re not sure that Deli Flats is the best name, because you can make just about…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Put A Spin On Your Salad Or Sandwich

Give your regular egg salad, chicken salad or tuna salad an Asian spin. For each 1/4 cup mayonnaise, add 1/2 teaspoon curry powder and 2 tablespoons of chopped pistachios. Instead of lettuce on your sandwich, add baby arugula. And instead of white bread, go for whole grain bread: two slices equal 2/3 of your daily…
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