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Chicken Salad with Apple and Pomegranate

A meaty chicken salad sandwich on 9-grain bread is a serious challenge to the 3pm blahs.

Cranberry-Pumpkin Granola Bars

Perfect for lunch boxes, hiking, after-school snacks or breakfast-on-the-go

Fast Fix: Sweet Potato Fries

I doubled the fry recipe and froze half, serving the rest with turkey burgers and green peas for Leo, quickly sautéed collards for us.

Quinoa and Yellow Tomato Tabbouleh Salad

This gluten-free, high-protein grain salad, like my usual tabbouleh, is based on Jane Brody’s excellent recipe in The Good Food Book.

Carrot-Rice Soup

I served Leo’s soup unblended so he could make the personal acquaintance of each carrot slice and grain of rice. Then I pureed our soup, gave it a hit of lemon and a dollop of crème fraiche.

Warm Cabbage, Leek and Bean Salad

This recipe had its starting point in the lovely, more streamlined Warm Leek and White Bean Salad from River Cottage Every Day by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. It’s good at room temperature too, so can be packed for lunch. Round out the

Escarole White Bean Soup with Chicken Meatballs

A member of the chicory family, escarole looks like romaine lettuce but has a stronger flavor with a hint of bitterness. It has beta carotene to boost your immune system and folate to help prevent birth defects.

Maple-Glazed Rutabaga with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

A side-dish so good, you'll want to make a meal out of it.
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