Healthy Bites for August: Healthy Packed Lunches for Back to School

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By Lisa Franzen-Castle
Extension Nutrition Specialist, PhD, RD
UNL Panhandle Research & Extension Center

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Packed LunchAre you worried about making healthy and delicious packed lunches for kids this school year? During the school year, many parents will struggle to find healthy foods their children will to take school for lunch. However, shopping smart and trying new ideas can help parents send kids back to school with lunches that are good for them and taste great. Check out these tips to help make school lunches nutritious and fun ...

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