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October 12, 2012 - 9:45am

During my morning scramble I’m rushing to cook breakfast and pack a healthy lunch for my kids. In that hectic time slot my multitasking-parent skills are on overdrive. Once the kids are eating breakfast, I start working on lunch. I don’t necessarily pack the plain old PB & J. Instead I mix and match whatever I have on hand to send my kids off with a balanced array of foods. I think of lunch items as fitting into one of three categories: protein, fruit and vegetables, and whole grains. I just choose at least one item from each category and the lunchboxes are packed in a jiffy. Here’s how my approach works:

Quick Breakfast Ideas: Healthy Breakfasts to Get You Out the Door

Step 1: Pick a protein.
Adding a...

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