Lunch

You need quick and easy lunch recipes for school, and healthy lunch recipes for work to make on busy weeks. Don’t miss recipes for lunch at home, too!

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Friendship Soup Mix

5 reviews

"I layer this pretty, delicious soup mix in glass jars to give as gifts," relates Wendy Taylor of Mason City, Iowa.

Classic Chili Mix

Enjoy this full-flavored chili seasoning that'll heat up your holiday gift-giving. The mix is on the mild side, which is...


Split Pea Soup Mix

2 reviews

My mother sent me some of this pretty dry blend along with the recipe. The hearty soup is thick with...


Classic Onion Soup Mix

1 review

You can prepare soup, make dips and even season meats with this handy mix from June Mullins of Livonia, Missouri....


Confetti Bean Soup Mix

With its colorful variety of beans and delicious flavor, this soup is tempting. I like to give it to friends...

Pepper Dressing

Friends tell me they can't wait to dip into this zesty dressing. I present it, tied with a plaid ribbon,...


Iowa Corn Relish

I've been making colorful, crunchy corn relish for more than 30 years, and my family never tires of it. It's...

Taco Chili Mix

1 review

During the busy holiday season, folks are thrilled to receive a jar of chili fixings for a no-fuss dinner. The...


Red Lentil Soup Mix

2 reviews

Give your friends the gift of good health. Red lentils are a protein powerhouse, and loaded with folate, iron and...


Basil Buttermilk Dressing

Why buy dressing from the store when it’s so easy to whip up your own? Keep the mix on hand...


Tortellini Bean Soup Mix

I like to use mixes for Christmas gifts. One year, I gave this soup mix in a jar and included...

Creamy Peppercorn Dressing

1 review

The home economists in our Test Kitchen tossed together some simple ingredients to create this creamy salad dressing. It conveniently...


Mushroom Barley Soup Mix

1 review

Steaming bowls of homemade soup are less than an hour away when you have this lovely layered soup mix on...


Bazaar Soup Mix

6 reviews

Our church women’s group assembles this soup mix to give to visitors and to sell at our annual bazaar. Each...


Tarragon Vinegar

Add fresh tarragon sprigs to basic white wine vinegar in a decorative jar, and you'll have a lovely, contemporary gift...


Cranberry Orange Vinegar

I enjoy making an assortment of vinegars but this is a favorite. The longer the cranberries and oranges sit in...

Cranberry Medley

1 review

I saw a cranberry chutney recipe that used sugar, oil and other flavors I didn't care for, so I made...


Quick Honey-Mustard Salad Dressing

1 review

This zippy recipe is one a friend shared years ago. I like to give the dressing to others in jelly...


Cream-Style Soup Mix

11 reviews

This easy soup mix is a wonderful substitute for canned cream soup in a recipe. It’s great to have on...


Spice Mix for Chili

1 review

This spice mix comes from my mother's chili recipe, which is fantastic. It'll make a great gift for the hearty...


Strawberry Orange Vinegar

2 reviews

Top your next salad with this pretty homemade dressing. Use your favorite salad greens or a ready-to-serve package to keep...


Calico Soup Mix

Loaded with beans of all shapes and sizes, this colorful combination cooks up into a satisfying soup that;ll stand by...


Bean Soup Mix

1 review

An attractive bag of this savory mix makes a tasteful gift for a teacher or co-worker— remember to attach the...


Country Bean Soup

I like to give this mix as a gift, layering the beans in a clear pint jar and attaching the...

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Raspberry Honey Vinegar

1 review

For an extra-special gift to give your shower guest, try this ruby-red vinegar. Debbie Jones of California, Maryland recommends bottling...


Cranberry Vinegar

1 review

For a delicious vinegar for salad dressings and marinades, try this vinegar with cranberries. It would make a wonderful side...


Herb Vinegar

2 reviews

This is a creative way us use up herbs from an herb garden. The vinegar can be used to marinate...


Hearty Pasta Soup Mix

4 reviews

Warm up loved ones on frosty winter nights with a gift of this hearty, stick-to-the-ribs soup mix. Packed in pretty...


Pasta Fagioli Soup Mix

13 reviews

This meatless soup is both economical and flavorful. Church groups could buy the ingredients in bulk and assemble mixes to...


Wild Rice and Barley Soup Mix

2 reviews

Warm up your loved ones on frosty winter nights with this hearty, stick-to-the-ribs soup mix. Layered in pretty bow-tied jars,...