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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Tuna salad sandwich
Randy Mayor

Pair With: Tuna Salad or Sharp Cheeses

Try it: For a California-inspired suggestion, Creel recommends spooning tuna salad on an English muffin, then topping with sliced radishes, alfalfa sprouts, and thin slivers of avocado (shown here). Mild, buttery avocados are also a good complement to sharp cheeses.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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