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BookTrib Lunch Club indulges in Chia, Quinoa, Kale, Oh My!

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In celebration of National Pack Your Lunch Day (March 10) some of the gang at BookTrib headquarters decided to pick favorite recipes from Cassie Johnston’s amazing compilation of 40+ delicious superfoods, Chia, Quinoa, Kale, Oh My! (Countryman Press, 2015) and bring them into work for our first official BookTrib Lunch Club. The author is also known for her amazing blog, Back to Her Roots, where she shares healthy eating tips and recipes, as well as gardening and crafting advice. This new recipe book includes 100 simple recipes using avocados, blueberries, salmon, ginger, farro and more that will make healthy eating a pleasure. Our personal favorites were the Greek Quinoa Salad, the Bok Choy and Apple Slaw with Goji Berries and…

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WIN: Bring Your Lunch. It’s packed with tasty tips for better eating

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Every summer as I was growing up, my family would take road trips. To save money and time, my parents would pack a cooler, and we would stop for lunch “along the road.” In spite of the variety of sandwiches that might include homemade ham salad, or a loaf of bread with a choice of cold cuts and fixings, more often than not I seemed to end up with a slightly squashed peanut butter and honey sandwich. (I blame my brothers.) Only now do I appreciate how well we ate, with everything fresh. One of the banes of my existence is answering, “What’s for lunch?” whether feeding myself, or making sure that a family member isn’t going to starve, and…

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