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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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    Dairy-Free Cream of Chicken Soup

    This delicious homemade dairy-free cream of chicken soup couldn't be easier to make. Since it's made with almond milk and olive oil, it's a wonderful dairy-free alternative to the canned soups often called for in recipes. —James Schend, Taste of Home

    Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

    This Thai salad is very fresh and flavorful. The peanut garnish adds a satisfying crunch. —James Schend, Taste of Home...


    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...


    Pressure-Cooker French Onion Soup

    I love French onion soup on a cold night, but I don't love the time it takes. This is my...

    30 Easy Low-Carb Soup Recipes for Chilly Nights

    When you want comfort without the carbs, opt for warming, low-carb soup recipes packed with amazing ingredients and flavor. We...


    The Best Keto Lunch Recipes

    Ditch your daily sandwich; these keto lunch recipes are bursting with flavor and healthy fats!

    Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

    —Sarah Farmer, Taste of Home Culinary Director


    Toasted Pecan Vinaigrette

    1 review

    —Sarah Farmer, Taste of Home Executive Culinary Director


    59 Low-Carb Lunch Ideas You Can Eat Guilt-Free

    Counting carbs? Do a midday happy dance with these tasty low-carb lunch ideas.


    Tomato Spinach Soup

    6 reviews

    I first sampled this soup in a local restaurant. After some experimenting with ingredients and seasonings, I finally found a...

    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...


    Homemade Bone Broth

    Bone broth is excellent in place of stock or broth called for in recipes. It's also enjoyable on its own...


    Pressure Cooker Homemade Chicken Broth

    1 review

    There’s nothing better or more satisfying than making your own chicken broth. You
    can control the amount of seasoning...


    Chicken Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

    4 reviews

    I find myself turning to this quick and easy chicken salad for many weeknight dinners. It’s the perfect combination of...


    Green Salad with Dill Dressing

    2 reviews

    With a big holiday meal, a light colorful salad is the perfect side dish, especially with this flavorful dressing. I...

    Italian Tomato Cucumber Salad

    13 reviews

    This yummy medley of vegetables is a cool complement to zesty dishes like my fish, and also barbecued meats and...


    The-Best-of-Both-Worlds Dressing

    For a creamy, pleasant-tasting blue cheese dressing that is delicious over a variety of greens, try this easy-to-make recipe.


    Raspberry Vinaigrette

    3 reviews

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


    Bacon Caprese Salad

    7 reviews

    In summer, I am always looking for ways to use the fresh basil and tomatoes that grow in my herb...


    Goal-Line Chicken Salad

    1 review

    Crisp apples lend autumn appeal to the chunky chicken salad made for our football theme supper. I sometimes serve it...


    Egg Drop Soup

    16 reviews

    We start many stir-fry meals with this easy egg drop soup, which cooks in just a few minutes. There are...


    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...


    Chicken Escarole Soup with Meatballs

    1 review

    This is an old recipe from southern Italy. My mother gave it to me when I was first married. It...

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    Cucumber Salad for Two

    A staple of Indian meals, this cooling cucumber dish is often served alongside a spicy Indian entree. —Jemima Madhavan, Lincoln,...


    Bacon Spinach Salad

    2 reviews

    Even our kids—who normally don't care for spinach—can't resist this salad with its rich dressing and crumbled bacon. Of course,...


    Grilled Italian Burgers

    2 reviews

    When all I had available was ground beef and I was tired of plain-old hamburgers, I invented these. A good...


    Blue Cheese & Berry Tossed Salad

    2 reviews

    The sweet tang of blueberries complements the sharpness of blue cheese in this breezy side. Topped with pecans, it could...


    Special Occasion Salad

    2 reviews

    "This simple salad consistently gets rave reviews. Feel free to change the types of lettuce, dried fruit and even substitute...


    Tuscan Cauliflower Soup

    11 reviews

    A classic Tuscan soup has lots of potatoes, but I make mine the low-carb way with cauliflower. Turns out, it...