Blog Feed - "Back to School"
Battle Lunchtime Boredom with our Ultimate Sandwich Recipes
August 27, 2019
Despite an endless amount of sandwich possibilities, many people make the same sandwich over and over again. And then, there are those who still haven’t found their ultimate sandwich. According to a recent survey conducted by Applegate: • 70 percent of parents are looking for new and easy sandwich recipes • 10 percent of parents say there’s no such thing as a great sandwich • 15% of parents blame their lack of lunch inspiration on not having enough time to make their children’s lunches
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Sweet Potato Toast & Deli Meat: 5 Ways
August 05, 2019
Whether you’re gluten-free, taking a hiatus from bread, meal planning for Whole30®, looking to breathe new life into your avocado toast obsession, or have an extra sweet potato laying around that you don’t know what to do with… we’ve got a solution (or five) for you! Here are five sweet potato toast recipes topped with our turkey deli meat. Share how you like to mix and match “toast” toppings, at home, using APPLEGATE® products.
Pack A Clean Conscience This Back-to-School Season
September 04, 2018
For more than 30 years, Applegate has been helping families pack a clean conscience for lunch by offering clean, crave-able (and convenient!) food, like our natural and organic deli meats, that are sourced from humanely-raised animals that are never administered antibiotics.
Back to School Tips with Chef Vivian Howard
August 24, 2018
With the end of summer on the horizon, popping back into a back-to-school routine can be frustrating for kids and parents alike. But there’s no need for brown bag lunches to feel like an extra burden for busy families. Vivian Howard, the award-winning North Carolina chef and star of PBS’s “A Chef’s Life,” has her hands full. In the midst of writing her second book, opening a third restaurant, and launching a new PBS series, she’s also a mom with a set of twins who will be second graders when school resumes this fall.
Food Allergies and The GFCF Diet
April 16, 2018
Food allergies are a serious matter for many families and one of the motivating factors as to why we choose to keep our ingredient lists simple and clean.
Newly Hatched! All-White Meat Chicken Lineup
April 16, 2018
Welcome the arrival of our new chicken nuggets, patties, and strips that will give you something to crow about!
10 Colorful & Easy Jarred Salad Ideas
October 06, 2017
Packing a salad in a mason jar is a great way to transport lunch—it’s a compact container into which you can really cram a lot of goodness.
Stress-Free Tips for Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch
August 28, 2017
Some of us have already slipped back into the school routine, while others are just facing that shift. It can be daunting to return to that hard-and-fast schedule after weeks of a more relaxed one. I work from home, and one of the toughest parts for me is getting it together in the morning to pack a lunch for our son, but over the years I’ve developed some practices that make it less of a scramble every morning. Here are 5 Stress-Free Tips for Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch.
Simple, Flavor-Packed Snack Ideas for Any Occasion
August 09, 2017
Applegate Culinologist Jason Clarke packs spicy, sweet and savory into these five simple snack ideas.
5 Simple, Hearty After-School Snacks
August 10, 2016
Shake up your snack habits with a few new ideas that take only minutes to prepare.
3 Ways the New USDA Guidelines Will Affect Your Child’s Lunch
September 05, 2013
Changes in school cafeterias will soon affect what your child eats in school. Here are a few things to consider.
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How to Create a Lunchbox Packing Station
August 28, 2013
Make lunchbox prep fun and easy with a simple packing station.
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10 Tips to Make Packing Lunch a Breeze
August 22, 2013
Shorten your morning to-do list with 10 tips to help simplify your lunchbox routine.
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Raising Kids to be Real Food Enthusiasts
February 19, 2013
A Mom's effort to nurture balanced and healthy food beliefs in her little ones.
The Après-Holiday School Lunch Season
December 28, 2012
5 ways to reinvigorate your lunchbox routine
A Lunch Box Favorite From a Super Mom
October 04, 2012
Super moms need super quick and delicious recipes, read about one mother's story to help son become a conscious eater and not a weirdo.
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Back to School Easy Breakfasts
August 28, 2012
Fuel your kids with these quick breakfast ideas before catching the bus!
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7 Eco-Friendly Back to School Essentials for Your Child
August 28, 2012
You can find a fantastic selection of eco-friendly back to school essentials that are good for the environment and your children.
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Back to School: Food Safety Tips
August 20, 2012
Here are a few tips to help keep your child's lunch fresh and safe.
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Triple-Chocolate Fudgy Snack Bars
August 20, 2012
Make your own snack bars in minutes with simple ingredients that have big taste!
Tagged in: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, snack bars, peanut free, lunchbox
10 Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Lunch Box Ideas
August 17, 2012
Check out these quick and fun gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, and nut-free lunch box ideas that are packed with flavor!
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How to Pack an Organic Lunch that Your Child will Devour
May 23, 2012
Quick tips on making an organic lunch for you kids.
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