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Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.

This week: Amanda successfully executes twin last-minute lunches.


This week, I bring to you a speedy lunch. With less than 5 minutes before we had to leave for school, I plunked a handful of mustard greens and leftover asparagus into containers, sprinkled on some salad dressing, and wedged in a few slices of blue cheese and smoked cheddar. For crackers, I went with Triscuits and Castleton cheddar. And for a sweet, I reached for whatever was nearest: Ovenly's magical peanut butter cookies and Salty Road's vanilla salt water taffy. Packaged and small maker goods to the rescue!

What's your last-minute lunch savior? Share your ways in the comments.

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Tags: Lunch, Amanda & Merrill, Not Sad Desk Lunch, Kids, Amanda's Kids' Lunch