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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Spicy Thai-Inspired Noodle Watermelon Salad

1 review

Our county is famous for its fabulous Green River melons. While you won’t find this unique and refreshing salad at the county fair, it’s definitely our favorite way to eat watermelon all summer long! —Carmell Childs, Orangeville, Utah

Perfect Caesar Salad Dressing

1 review

Everyone raves about Caesar salad, but few realize it is so simple to make at home. Add this Caesar dressing...


Ginger Dressing

1 review

I love this flavorful ginger salad dressing because it's super easy to make and uses pantry staples. It's a quick...


Thai Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

1 review

I created this salad to replicate one I tried on a cruise several years ago. It goes over very well...


Pumpkin-Coconut Soup

3 reviews

Thai food lovers will go crazy for this soup. It has a deep flavor from the combination of onion, coconut...

Pasta Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

4 reviews

This pasta salad is frequently requested at family get-togethers. The poppy seed dressing is also delicious in coleslaw or with...


Mushroom & Broccoli Soup

1 review

One of my girls won’t eat meat and the other struggles to get enough fiber. This recipe is a perfect...

Leek Soup

2 reviews

When leeks are perfect for picking in my area, I start making this hearty leek soup. We pick as many...


Three-Green Salad

4 reviews

For a crisp, refreshing side dish, this tasty salad can't be beat. It's the perfect salad to go with lasagna....


Roasted Red Peppers Soup

12 reviews

If you like cream of tomato soup, try making it with purchased roasted red peppers. Using jarred roasted red peppers...


Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

3 reviews

Roasting mellows and sweetens the blend of veggies in this hearty and heartwarming soup. It's perfect for a cozy night...

Yellow Split Pea Soup

"This is a great new twist on traditional pea soup," remarks Lynn Jurss of Thousand Oaks, California. "It tastes wonderful...


Cilantro Salad Dressing

6 reviews

Use this zippy dressing over greens or hot or cold boiled potatoes. You'll love it! —Sara Laber, Shelburne, Vermont


Asparagus Soup with Lemon Creme Fraiche

A fresh and easy asparagus soup, pureed until it's smooth, is a definite winner. Serve it warm or chilled depending...


Creamy Buttermilk Salad Dressing

8 reviews

This thick creamy mixture has the flavor of ranch dressing and is a breeze to blend together. Use it to...


Merry Berry Salad

9 reviews

Dried cranberries, crunchy apple chunks and toasted almonds dress up this crisp green salad. It's drizzled with a sweet-tart dressing...

Gingered Pumpkin Bisque

11 reviews

Every spoonful of this pretty pumpkin soup hints of autumn. Serve it as the first course at your special, sit-down...


Cobb Salad

17 reviews

Made on the fly by Hollywood restaurateur Bob Cobb in 1937, the Cobb salad is a world-famous American dish. Here's...


Simple Tomato Soup

28 reviews

I created this recipe on a bad weather day. My husband, Mic, and my daughter, Liz, ask for this soup...


Fresh Broccoli Salad with Lemon

7 reviews

The slightly sweet flavor of this salad's dressing is a great contrast to the rich bacon. You can substitute cauliflower...


Chicken Asparagus Soup

12 reviews

Asparagus stars in this flavorful soup, a favorite recipe from my Italian grandmother. I have fond memories of chopping veggies...


Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing

8 reviews

I love this creamy, fresh-tasting dressing! It’s so quick to assemble and adds a summery gourmet touch when drizzled over...


Roasted Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

27 reviews

Roasting really brings out the flavor of the tomatoes in this wonderful soup. It has a slightly chunky texture that...


Salmon Bisque

3 reviews

Nutrition experts recommend 2 fish meals per week. This soup recipe from Barbara Parks of Renton, Washington is a tempting...

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Red Pepper Carrot Soup

3 reviews

This colorful soup is a tasty way to have a serving of vegetables without a lot of fat. Even my...


Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

1 review

Here’s a fruity spinach salad that even the kids will devour. The pretty strawberry drizzle peps up the greens nicely....


Fennel Carrot Soup

1 review

This soup is perfect as a first course for a special-occasion dinner. It gets its delicious flavor from toasted fennel...


Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

4 reviews

In the wonderful world of vinegars, strawberry is the new raspberry, giving you a fresh way to put those ruby...


Italian Vinaigrette

6 reviews

What are all those specks and spices in your Italian dressing? You probably have them in your pantry. Create your...


Roasted Garlic and Sweet Potato Soup

10 reviews

“My garden produced a bumper crop of sweet potatoes and I created this soup to help use them up,” says...