Wendy Copley, author of the book Everyday Bento and the blog Wendolonia, does something very special for her two boys every morning. She packs them lunch – amazingly adorable bento-box-style lunches, that is. Why does she do it? A true crafter at heart, she couldn’t bear to relinquish her creativity to her busy schedule.
If spending less money and eating healthier are on your resolution list for 2016, there’s an easy way to achieve both goals at the same time: Stop eating lunch out.
In a world where wearing flip-flops is never an option (we’re talking, of course, about the fashion world), slides are the closest thing to heaven your feet will ever feel. They’re both comfortable and chic—and, perhaps, best of all, they often cost hundreds less than more traditional designer shoes. Slim and lightweight, slides are truly this season’s must-have footwear. And with everyone from blogger Chiara Ferragni to Rihanna indulging in the trend, they’re the perfect alternative to your favorite flats and worn-in sneakers when you need a break from heels. Click through to see our five favorite slides, and how to wear them! Follow us on Instagram , Facebook , and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
Make yourself a chutney for the week ahead—it’s one of the most versatile pantry staples and is delicious in everything from savory yogurt to sandwiches to potato salads (mix it in with the mayonnaise!). Throwing all the ingredients in your food processor takes about five minutes from start to finish. Come morning, you’ll have twice as many lunch options: Make avocado toast with an egg on top, eat an egg with hummus and whole grain bread, chop it up and throw it on some greens for a quick salad, or tuck one or two into a pita sandwich.
© Brandan Schulman There hasn’t been much in the way of sandwich innovation—at least not until recently, when chefs started swapping out tried and true pieces of bread for other foods. When the Earl of Sandwich first used two pieces of bread to transform his lunch into a portable, handheld meal, he not only revolutionized the way we eat; he also created a new category of food. Since then, however, there hasn’t been much in the way of sandwich innovation—at least not until recently, when chefs started swapping out tried and true pieces of bread for other foods. While some breadless sandwiches are worth eating for the novelty (we’re looking at you, Krispy Kreme cheeseburger), others offer an infinitely improved sandwich-eating experience.
Kylie Jenner in thigh-high lace-up Tom Ford boots in New York. Photo: Splash. By Katie Abel Kylie Jenner hit New York Tuesday afternoon in a pair of her favorite thigh-high Tom Ford boots for a lunch date with her sister Kendall Jenner. The younger Jenner sister paired the $2,450 style (now sold out online) with an up-to-there dress with gold detailing and black jacket.
ALL DESIGNS BY ANNA SUDIT While our parents made it seem easy with their perfect PB&Js (how did they cut off the crust so evenly, every time?!), packing lunches for ourselves as an adult has been a serious learning experience. Oftentimes we’d rather pick something up or order in to the office, but that gets expensive. Related: 30 Photos Of Unretouched Butts, In Case You Forgot What They Really Look Like In an effort to inspire ourselves to pack a lunch more often, we made a list of some helpful tips we’ve picked up over the years.
If you’re packing a turkey and cheese sandwich in your kid’s lunch box more often that he’d like, you may be in a lunch box rut. And it’s only September. “Divide and conquer when it comes to packing lunch.
Start the new school year right by making better-than-basic sandwiches that kids will be proud to tote and eager to chow down on come lunchtime.
Molly Wizenberg is co-owner of the Delancey and Essex restaurants in Seattle, founder of the popular Orangette blog, author of A Homemade Life and Delancey, and host of the “Spilled Milk” podcast. She took an afternoon out of her busy schedule to eat a rather unique 16-course lunch, hang with Italy’s coolest and most popular chef, and report back to us.
Chefs with kids know how it's done: Toss carrot sticks with vinegar (!) and other tricks that actually work to get the little ones to eat those healthy snacks. (They might work on you, too.)
This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, and was inspired by their Sweet Greens with Lemon Juice. Grain salads are one of their summertime staples.