Healthy Lunch Recipes

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

Easy Pasta Salad Recipes for 250 Calories

Whether served as a simple side dish or combined with protein for an easy entrée, pasta salads are a great way to use the best fresh ingredients of the season.

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Low-Calorie Pasta Salads

These 8 pasta salad combos make great lunches or hearty sides. Toss 3 cups of your favorite cooked, chilled pasta with a tablespoon of olive oil, and then add one of the fresh, summery combos from the following slides. Recipes serve 4.

Or you can make any one of these salads into a meal for an easy entrée. Grill 1 pound of lean protein, like chicken breast, flank steak, tuna, or shrimp, and toss together for a simple summer supper that clocks in under 400 calories.

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