Healthy Lunch Recipes

Make your midday meals count with one of our tasty and healthy lunch ideas.

6 Simple Sandwich Makeovers

Build a better (and healthier) sandwich. Registered Dietitians Mary Simpson Creel and Jackie Newgent, CDN, show you six key ingredients that enhance both nutrition and flavor.

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Veggie wrap
Randy Mayor

Pair With: Veggie Wraps or Grilled Cheese

Try it: “Red peppers are naturally sweet, and roasting them adds a smoky and savory accent,” Creel says. Add half a roasted red pepper to classic grilled cheese on whole-grain bread. Or line a flour tortilla with baby spinach leaves and sliced roasted red peppers. Sprinkle with diced garlic and basil feta cheese, and roll up burrito-style (shown here).

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