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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    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 a great excuse to open up a bar of chocolate (if you’re the type of person who needs an excuse!). —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia

    Vegetarian Chili

    Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by...


    Green Salad with Shrimp and Wine Vinaigrette

    This veggie and seafood salad is light and versatile—you can use whatever vegetables you prefer. —Cecilia Flowers, Nashville, North Carolina


    Mexican Street Corn Chowder

    5 reviews

    Corn is one of my all-time favorite vegetables, so when it's in season, I always make this super easy soup...


    Pressure Cooker Loaded Chicken Veggie Soup

    1 review

    When someone at our house gets sick, I whip up this quick and easy chicken soup. It resembles chicken noodle,...

    Lobster Bisque

    My grandmother would make lobster bisque all the time, so it's always been a comforting recipe to me. If you...


    Pressure-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

    2 reviews

    Your family will thank you for this pressure cooker chicken tortilla soup! Leftovers taste amazing the next day. —Karen Kelly,...

    Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

    1 review

    Apple and winter squash are fantastic together. They are the perfect pair for this cozy, vegan butternut squash soup. For...


    Vegan Cabbage Soup

    1 review

    Comforting soups that simmer all day long are staples on cool, busy days. For a heartier version, stir in canned...


    Vegan Potato Leek Soup

    1 review

    This vegan potato leek soup uses starchy potatoes to thicken and create a creamy consistency, so there's no need to...


    Vegan Carrot Soup

    Yukon Gold potatoes—instead of cream—make a smooth carrot soup vegan and add a mild sweetness. If you don't have Yukon...

    Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

    Pureed potatoes help give this vegan cream of broccoli soup a silky texture without the cream! This is a fantastic...


    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    1 review

    Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of...


    Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

    This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a...


    Strawberry Tarragon Chicken Salad

    3 reviews

    After thinking about creating this salad for some time, one spring I used my homegrown strawberries and fresh tarragon to...


    50 Gluten-Free Lunch Ideas

    Searching for some gluten-free lunch ideas? Check out these delicious and hearty lettuce wraps, salads, skillets and more that will...

    Roasted Beet Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

    2 reviews

    Beets, oranges and spinach sprinkled with goat cheese make a scrumptious new blend for a mixed green salad. The combination...


    Warm Green Bean & Potato Salad

    6 reviews

    The combination of green beans and red potatoes, sometimes known as green beans Pierre, is one of my go-to side...


    Garden Vegetable & Herb Soup

    I submitted this recipe to a local newspaper and won first prize. I make this hearty soup whenever my family...


    Chicken Vegetable Soup

    5 reviews

    I love eating a big bowl of this colorful, fresh-tasting soup on a winter's day. What a great way to...


    Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese and Beets

    3 reviews

    Here's a super easy salad that looks and tastes festive for the wonderful Christmas season, but is also wonderful all...


    Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette

    1 review

    A tart and tangy dressing turns a basic salad into something special. It works for weeknight dining but is good...


    Crunchy Cool Coleslaw

    5 reviews

    This recipe is my version of the peanut slaw I love at Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, a popular restaurant chain in...


    Chipotle Lime Avocado Salad

    1 review

    I use my music to promote a healthy lifestyle, like eating your veggies. This bright salad is loaded with avocado,...

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    Raspberry Vinaigrette

    3 reviews

    Who knew you could add fruit to dressings? This raspberry vinaigrette is sweet and tart, making it the perfect summer...


    Spring Pea Soup

    8 reviews

    Truly a soup for the pea lover, this recipe originated with an idea in an old cookbook about eating better...


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    Puppy Dog Salad

    Made from healthy dried and canned fruits, this cute salad for kids doesn't require any baking or cooking. Not only...


    Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

    47 reviews

    Even the pickiest eater will request this vegetarian split pea soup recipe time and again. Thick and well-seasoned, it's a...


    Edamame Corn Carrot Salad

    3 reviews

    I came up with this easy salad while brainstorming light, protein-filled recipes. My vegetarian and vegan friends are especially big...


    Curried Chicken Soup

    3 reviews

    My German mother would occasionally cook dishes that were not traditional German recipes. One of my favorites was her Curry...