Mediterranean Chopped Salad

This Mediterranean Chopped Salad is one of our go-to salads for summer. Filled with fresh ingredients like romaine lettuce, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumber and onions, you’re sure to get your fill of fresh produce! Serve with toasted pita or add grilled chicken for a heartier salad.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Mediterranean Chopped Salad - This Mediterranean Chopped Salad is one of our go-to salads for...

Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper Gazpacho

This roasted tomato gazpacho is a chilled soup that’s full of hidden veggies, but overall maintains a very fresh, light and sweet taste (and smooth texture)! Perfect for the whole crew and so easy to make! Garnish with diced peppers, cucumbers and extra Village Farms® Heavenly Villagio Marzano® tomatoes for a beautiful presentation. Recipe and photography by @lunchesandlittles[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper Gazpacho...

Greek Meatball Buddha Bowl

Meatballs get a Greek spin with ground turkey, green onion, spinach and fresh dill. Served over a bed of Greek salad with bell peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers, this recipe screams all things fresh. Try topping with a little Greek yogurt, adding olives or sprinkling with fresh herbs.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Greek Meatball Buddha Bowl - Meatballs get a Greek spin with ground turkey, green...

Mediterranean Vegetarian Stuffed Avocados

This blend of Mediterranean flavors will have taste buds dancing! The “stuffing” can be made ahead of time for a quick lunchbox addition. To keep avocados from browning, simply sprinkle with a little lime juice.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Mediterranean Vegetarian Stuffed Avocados - - Avocados From Mexico, Balsamic vinaigrette, frozen sweet corn (defrosted), garbanzo beans (drained, rinsed), Red Sun Farms® tomato (finely chopped), Red...

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Introduce your kiddos to Mediterranean flavors with this 10-minute Greek Orzo Pasta Salad. Easily change up the recipe with different veggies & dressings! Photography by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Greek Orzo Pasta Salad - - orzo (cooked according to package directions), tomato (chopped), cucumber (chopped), frozen peas (thawed), chopped baby kale, chickpeas (drained, rinsed), Kalamata olives (halved),...

Jack o’ Lantern Veggie Platter

Don’t forget about a veggie tray at your Halloween party! This simple Jack o’ Lantern Veggie Tray is so easy to assemble and filled with healthy veggies to keep hunger at bay while passing out candy.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Jack o’ Lantern Veggie Platter - - baby carrots, celery (cut into small strips), cucumber (sliced), lowfat Ranch dip, Place carrots on round plate. Add...

Easy Side Salad

Turn bagged salad into an easy, veggie-filled side dish for the whole family! We found a bagged salad that already had radishes, carrots and pea pods in the bad, added cucumbers, tomatoes and cheese, then topped it off with a kid favorite dressing. So easy to throw together to serve alongside dinner![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Easy Side Salad - Turn bagged salad into an...

Kris and Matt’s Homemade Pickles

Quick, refrigerated pickles are easy to do with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. This recipe was created and developed by Kris & Matt James, sons of our VP Trish James during Take Your Child to Work Day. Let the jars sit in the fridge for at least 4 hours so the cucumbers can pickle. Add as little...

Italian Vegetable Wild Rice Salad

Turn boring rice into a festive dish by adding a few veggies, protein and a homemade vinaigrette. Pair with a side salad or cup of soup, or serve as a side to your favorite main dish. Recipe and photography by Brenda of Meal Planning Magic.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Italian Vegetable Wild Rice Salad - - lemon juice, red wine vinegar, fresh parsley, oregano, salt,...

Sandwich Kabobs Bento Box

This easy bento box is a new spin on your favorite sandwich and chips lunch. Kids will love the fun sandwich kabobs and these homemade beet chips are much healthier than bagged potato chips![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Sandwich Kabobs Bento Box - - Beet Chips: beet (peeled, thinly sliced), olive oil, sea salt, Sandwich Kabobs: grape tomatoes, cubes lowfat Cheddar cheese, whole wheat bread...