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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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Tomato Beef Barley Soup

1 review

When my children were young, I needed a soup that everyone would eat—something filling but also something delicious. My sons really liked barley soup from a can, so I decided to try making it myself. My boys are now young adults, and this is one of the first things they ask me to make when they come to visit. —Karla Johnson, Winter Haven, Florida

Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Chocolate Mole Soup

1 review

This recipe is perfect for those days when you’re craving something just a little bit different. It’s spicy, flavorful and...


Slow-Cooker Minestrone

4 reviews

There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


Hearty Pork Bean Soup

4 reviews

It's wonderful to come home to this pork bean soup dinner simmering away in a slow cooker, especially on a...


Italian Beef Vegetable Soup

1 review

This hearty vegetable beef soup features a ton of fresh veggies, making it the perfect dish to use up all...

Steakhouse Soup

11 reviews

Enjoy a steak dinner in a bowl with this super simple, hearty steak soup. Because of the chili powder and...


Slow-Cooked Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

4 reviews

This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. —Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey

French Lentil and Carrot Soup

6 reviews

It's crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped rotisserie chicken in this recipe...


Slow-Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

13 reviews

I tweaked a recipe I got from one of my best friends, and I couldn't believe how much this soup...


Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Melts

5 reviews

After tasting a similar recipe at a sandwich shop, I knew I had to try my own version at home....


Carrie’s Cincinnati Chili

9 reviews

Every time we have a gathering or company, folks request this. My husband convinced me to enter it in a...

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Hearty Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

18 reviews

This satisfying soup with a hint of cayenne is brimming with vegetables, chicken and noodles. The recipe is from my...


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White Bean Chicken Chili

117 reviews

My sister shared this white bean chicken chili recipe with me. I usually double it and add one extra can...


Black Bean ‘n’ Pumpkin Chili

143 reviews

My family is crazy about this slow cooker chili because it uses ingredients you don't usually find in chili. Believe...


Family-Pleasing Turkey Chili

30 reviews

My children really love this slow-cooker turkey chili recipe—it's one of their favorite comfort foods. It's relatively inexpensive, and the...


Mexican-Inspired Chicken Soup

79 reviews

This zesty chicken taco soup is loaded with corn and black beans in a mildly spicy red broth. As a...

Over-the-Rainbow Minestrone

14 reviews

This colorful soup is vegetarian-friendly and full of fresh flavors from a rainbow of vegetables. You can use any multicolored...


Santa Fe Chili

40 reviews

This colorful and hearty chili is perfect for heartwarming, holiday get-togethers. My family has been enjoying it for years. —Laura...


Chicken Veggie Soup

10 reviews

This satisfying veggie soup hits the spot at lunch or dinner. Add a side salad and some whole grain bread...


Slow-Cooked Meatball Soup

9 reviews

As a mother, I try to sneak as many veggies into my daughter's diet as I can. This savory soup...


Autumn Pumpkin Chili

30 reviews

We have this turkey pumpkin chili often because everyone loves it, even the most finicky grandchildren. It’s a definite keeper...


Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

1 review

This slow-cooker soup is a semi-homemade version that coaxes all the flavor out of a rotisserie chicken. The prep work...


Healthy Turkey Chili

10 reviews

I've taken my mother's healthy turkey chili recipe and made it thicker and more robust. It's a favorite, especially in...


Slow-Cooker Pasta e Fagioli

39 reviews

This chunky soup is good to the last spoonful. It's my go-to recipe because it's so hearty and we all...

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Slow-Cooked Chicken Enchilada Soup

19 reviews

This soup delivers a big bowl of fresh comfort—just ask my husband. Toppings like avocado, sour cream and tortilla strips...