My older son has rather keen tastebuds and (thankfully) fancies few lunchmeats. I found this uncured *turkey at Trader Joe’s, which both my children love. It has five recognizable ingredients (turkey, sugar, salt, spices, honey), but no nitrites, nitrates or preservatives.

Best of all, the bird was raised – as all beings free of pneumonia and infections should be – without antibiotics.

Add to the generous slab of turkey some lettuce, tomato, mayo and wholewheat bread and voila, you have another healthy option for the school lunchbox!

*Wellshire uncured turkey ham steak, sold at Trader Joe’s.

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