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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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Summer Squash and Zucchini Salad

3 reviews

I came up with this colorful and tasty zucchini salad years ago for a recipe contest and was delighted when I won honorable mention! The recipe easily doubles and is the perfect dish to take to potlucks or family gatherings. —Paula Wharton, El Paso, Texas

Honey-Mustard Brussels Sprouts Salad

2 reviews

Even if you dislike Brussels sprouts salad, you will love this dish. The dressing is truly tasty, and it pairs...


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...


Orzo with Feta and Arugula

3 reviews

In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is...


Turkey Sandwich with Raspberry-Mustard Spread

2 reviews

My hearty sandwich has different yet complementary flavors and textures. It is filled with flavor and nutrients, without all the...

California Avocado Salad

3 reviews

Spread a little sunshine with this easy salad. Just four ingredients drizzled with Orange Yogurt Dressing and you have a...


Celery Root and Pear Slaw

1 review

Crunchy celery root is an underappreciated yet completely delicious veggie. It lends sweetness to this tangy slaw, which I like...

Apple-Carrot Slaw with Pistachios

3 reviews

Sweet, crunchy and colorful, a vibrant slaw like this will be an all-star at your next potluck spread. I prefer...


Summertime Tomato Salad

1 review

My crazy good salad has cherry tomatoes, squash and blueberries together in one bowl. Then I layer on the flavor...


Grilled Mango & Avocado Salad

Its so light, delicious, easy to make, and not to mention healthy! Mango and Avocado is simply the best combination...


Picnic Sweet Potato Salad

3 reviews

A homemade vinaigrette coats this colorful salad chock-full of sweet potato cubes. It’s ideal for warm-weather picnics and patio parties,...

Fresh Broccoli/Mandarin Salad

11 reviews

I write a food column for our local newspaper, and I consider myself a pretty good judge of recipes. But...


Easy Peasy Slaw

3 reviews

I get tons of compliments when I bring out this slaw brightened up with peas, peanuts and poppy seed dressing....


Refreshing Tropical Fruit Salad

1 review

Want a family-friendly side dish? This colorful medley is kid-pleasing and a great way to encourage healthy eating. —Sharon Ricci,...


Apple Maple Pecan Salad

8 reviews

A well-made salad has good taste and pleasing crunch. This one with cabbage, apples and pecans gets high marks in...


Hint of Mint Fruit Salad

3 reviews

I love making herbal syrups like the simple dressing for this colorful fruit salad. It definitely adds pizzazz to our...

Holiday Rice Salad

2 reviews

It's nice to prepare a cold salad like this when entertaining because it can be made ahead and doesn't take...


Apple-Brie Spinach Salad

6 reviews

In the summer, I don't like to prepare or eat large meals, so I often make salads. I'm always on...


Eggnog Fruit Fluff

1 review

I regularly fit a blend of apples, blueberries and other fruit into my December menus. The eggnog in the dressing...


Festive Cranberry Fruit Salad

8 reviews

This fruit salad is a tradition on my Christmas table. It goes together quickly, which is a plus on such...


Molded Cranberry-Orange Salad

19 reviews

When I take this dish to potlucks during the holidays, people always ooh and aah. Feel free to top with...


Chunky Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans

23 reviews

This chicken salad with grapes is ready in a snap when using rotisserie chicken and a few quick chops of...


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Creamy Cranberry Salad

78 reviews

One of my piano students taught me the perfect lesson in holiday recipes: this fresh cranberry salad. The keys are...


Tuna Tea Sandwiches

1 review

A friend brought tuna sandwiches to a picnic years ago. I never got the recipe from her, but these are...

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Tuna Egg Salad

1 review

People can't believe it when I tell them this recipe does fit into a diet-restricted menu. Everyone loves the old-fashioned...


Curried Tuna Sandwiches

8 reviews

If you're looking for a change from traditional tuna sandwiches, try this recipe I developed. It includes my favorite ingredients...


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....


Tasty Marinated Tomatoes

8 reviews

My niece introduced me to this colorful recipe some time ago. I make it when I have buffets or large...


Broccoli and Apple Salad

7 reviews

Even my picky daughter loves this one! My yogurt dressing on crunchy veggie salad makes a cool and creamy side...


Perfect Winter Salad

11 reviews

This is my most-requested salad recipe. Serve it as a side salad along with your holiday meal, or enjoy it...