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Lunch

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Published on October 25, 2014

SEPTEMBER2014 •elitemagazine |35 TOMATO&ONION AVOCADO GROUNDBEEF BLACKBEANS =CHOPPEDTACOMASONJARSALAD Resources: Ken’sRanchdressing(Salsa,sourcreamor Greekyogurt,ifpreferred);redonion,chopped;avocado, chopped(squeezefreshlemonorlimejuicetokeepfrom turningbrown);groundbeeforturkey;blackbeans,drained andrinsed;romaine,shredded. TOMATO&CUCUMBER BLACKOLIVES &FETA CHICKEN =GREEKMASONJAR SALAD Resources: Newman’sOwn oliveoilandvinegardressing; cherrytomatoes,wholeor halved;cucumber,sliced; largeblackolives,whole (Kalamata,ifpreferred);feta, crumbled;chicken,shredded (weusedadelirotisserie chicken);romaine,shredded. AdaptedfromtheOrganizeYourself Skinnyblog,bit.ly/1p62me7 T heTalbottsarealunchboxfamily. DadDan,asoldierinthe82nd AirborneDivision,couldbehappy withplainpeanutbuttersandwiches, nojelly.ButPB&Jprobablyisn’tan optionforpreschoolerHayley—her classlastyearwasnut-free.Fifth-graderMadison O’ConnellmarkstheHokeCountylunchmenu withX’sandO’s—thecirclesindicatethedays sheplanstoeatwhat’sservedinthecafeteria. Otherwise,shebringsherownmeals.Their mother,Susan,takesleftoversmostdaystoher jobatStreetLevelMediaindowntown Fayetteville,justoutofwalkingdistancetonearby restaurants. ThefamilyhasbeenstationedatFortBragg foraboutthreeyears,butthisisthefirst schoolyearthateveryoneisinschool,daycare oratworkfulltime.AndwithSusan’s30- minutecommutefromthefamily’shomein Raeford,Dan’sbusytrainingscheduleand after-schoolactivities,weeknightscanbehectic. Butanewschoolyearisalsoatimefornew beginnings—newpencils,erasers,Crayonsand calculatorsplusplentyofideastofillthose insulatedlunchbagsforkidsandadults.