Healthy Lunch Recipes

Pack a healthy lunch everyday with our easy recipes for sandwiches, salads, soups, and more.

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Gemelli Salad with Green Beans, Pistachios, and Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette Recipe

Perfect Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a perfect dish for versatility; it's easily portable and can be served either hot or cold.


Curried Chicken Salad with Apples and Raisins

Chicken Salad Recipes

Give the boot to bland and boring chicken salad. Spice things up with these scrumptious picks.


Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pickled Squash and Romesco Mayonnaise

100 Super Sandwiches

Save money and eat healthier with these souped-up sandwiches.


Little Italy Chicken Pitas Recipes

22 Healthy Lunch Ideas

Find nutrition-boosting tips, make-ahead strategies, and tasty pack-and-go recipes.


Bulgur Salad with Edamame and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Whole-Grain Salads

Make whole-grain salads in advance, chill, and enjoy for easy, quick-to-serve lunches and dinners.


Almond butter and banana sandwich

Sandwich Makeovers

Build a better, healthier sandwich with these 6 key ingredients, which boost nutrition and flavor.


Bahn Mi

Packable Lunches

Save money and time, plus eat better food, by taking your lunch to work. Try these 13 brown-bag recipes.


Grilled Ham, Muenster, and Spinach Sandwiches

5-Ingredient Sandwiches

Bread and toppings yield a surprising array of flavors, but none of these great-for-lunch-or-dinner sandwiches needs more than five ingredients.


Tabbouleh with Chicken and Red Pepper

Lunch To Go

Try these creative, make-ahead recipes for healthful midday meals.

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