Get all the flavors of al fresco dining wherever you are. This easy and healthy packable lunch idea includes all your picnic favorites for a satisfying meal to take to work. Source:, July 2017

Holley Grainger, M.S., R.D.N.


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Instructions Checklist
  • On each of three 4-inch skewers, alternate a peach slice, mozzarella ball and prosciutto slice, then repeat. Pack the skewers in a medium container.

  • Toss tortellini, carrot, corn, basil, vinegar, oil and Parmesan together in a medium bowl. Pack in a medium container.

  • Pack cherries, bell peppers and sunflower seeds in small-to-medium containers.


Tip: Some packaged tortellini is very high in sodium; look for one with less than 300 mg sodium per serving.

Equipment: Three 4-inch skewers

Nutrition Facts

445 calories; 16.1 g total fat; 4.5 g saturated fat; 33 mg cholesterol; 723 mg sodium. 784 mg potassium; 58.9 g carbohydrates; 8.2 g fiber; 31 g sugar; 18.9 g protein; 5890 IU vitamin a iu; 124 mg vitamin c; 78 mcg folate; 175 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 54 mg magnesium;

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This was a refreshing change to the 'usual' work-day lunch; I enjoyed the hell out of it -- thanks! Read More