Getting back in the swing of things + lunches 82-86

Who's got her second kid in school now after three months of maternity leave and six months of being half caretaker half fit-a-full-time-job-into-a-part-time-schedule person? THIS LADY. And I'm finally feeling human again! As if that were not gift enough, I have discovered a new Fun Thing, that I'm officially dubbing "Big Lunch Little Lunch." Honestly, …

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Gluten-free egg-free peanut-free lunch

Transitioning to egg and peanut-free foods was not too hard, but getting rid of gluten was much more difficult for this carbohydrate-loving mom. Since we cut out gluten, we've been on a quest for the perfect bread and spaghetti substitutes. The jury's still out on bread but this week we have a strong pasta contender, …

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Lunchboxes #39-43

Another week's worth of Simon lunches! #39: Chicken salad (leftover roast chicken, mayo, grapes, celery, tarragon), pita bread, avocado chunks, cheddar slices, olives #40: Eggplant, mushroom, & bok choy stir fry w noodles, sliced carrots, hard boiled egg, blueberries #41: Disassembled quinoa bowl (quinoa w feta & dressing, roasted yellow beets, roasted kale) & grapes …

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