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These Cold Lunches Are Hot!

Tired of composting half-eaten sandwiches? Truth is, bigger kids want something a little more interesting in their lunch bags. Here's how to turn last night's leftovers into great school (or any day) lunches.

By Dorothy Foltz-Gray

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Banana-Pecan Waffles
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Waffle Sandwiches

Make too many waffles or pancakes yesterday? Catherine McCord, mother of two in Los Feliz, California, and founder of Weelicious, a recipe website for families, suggests slapping those energy-packed carbs with cream cheese and strawberry preserves. They're big, they're sloppy, they're tasty, and even big kids still like the idea of breakfast for lunch.

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