Is your family in a lunch rut?   If your family’s lunch box needs an overhaul, check out today’s Family Food Live.  Today I will share 5 Refreshing Lunch Ideas to Cure the Winter Blues!

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Chicken Salad in a Jar

Shopping List:

  • 2 Cups Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1/3 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion, diced
  • 2 Celery Stalks, diced
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 Cups Spinach
  • 1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Green Apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Pecans
  • 1 cup Red Grapes
  • Mason Jar with a Lid


  • For the Chicken Salad
  • Cup up the chicken into bite-size chunks
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the chicken, yogurt, red onion, celery, salt & pepper and lemon juice
  • Spoon the chicken salad to the bottom of the mason jar
  • Start layering the rest of the salad with the spinach next, followed by dried cranberries, apples, pecans and grapes
  • Cover and refrigerate or serve

Lunch 1

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Lunch 2

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Lunch 3

Shopping List:

  • Salami Rolls
  • Hardboiled Egg
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Popcorn

Lunch 4

Shopping List:

  • Turkey Rolls
  • Snap Peas
  • Pineapple
  • Zucchini Cupcakes (recipe above)
  • Mandarin Oranges

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