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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    Sloppy Joe Slider Bake

    1 review

    Ground beef is turned up a notch in these party sliders that are sure to please your crowd. I love how easy they are! —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Mango Jalapeno Sloppy Joe Sliders

    I've loved sloppy joes since I can remember. In an attempt to give them a makeover, I thought of this...


    Vegan Squash Soup with Naan Croutons

    This butternut squash soup is so full of flavor that you won't miss the meat or dairy! The added can...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

    I love pork sliders! This sweet and savory recipe was created out of leftover ingredients I had in my fridge....


    Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Orange Dressing

    Roasted pumpkin and dried fruits make this beautiful seasonal salad a natural match for holiday recipes. The dressing is a...

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    Pressure-Cooker Beef and Veggie Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    Because I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, I started experimenting with my go-to...


    Pumpkin Sausage Soup

    13 reviews

    This dish is well suited to my lower-carb way of eating. It's definitely soul food, and I love that it's...

    Chili Recipes Perfect for Halloween Night

    These chili recipes (and yummy sides) are perfect for staying warm on Halloween night.


    Pitchfork Pulled Pork

    Pile the spaghetti squash on top of these Italian-style pulled pork sandwiches so it looks like a haystack. It’s so...


    Frankenstein Salads

    Kids of all ages will love these fun and fruity Frankenstein faces made from rectangles of jiggly green gelatin resting...


    Beer-Cheese Velvet Soup

    1 review

    This soup was a hit with a group of German exchange teachers who visited our high school. When I don't...

    Jack-o’-Lantern Burgers

    3 reviews

    It's fun to "carve" cheesy faces on these nicely seasoned burgers I served at my Halloween theme party. Hungry trick-or-treaters...


    Bloody Mary Soup

    1 review

    After entertaining, I had leftover Bloody Mary mix. I added chicken broth and veggies to come up with a blockbuster...


    Green Chili Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    1 review

    This tangy take on grilled cheese is a meal in itself, but would be great with a side of chicken...


    Ginger Loaf with Apricot-Ricotta Spread

    These dainty tea sandwiches are wonderful for a ladies' luncheon or bridal shower. Bake the bread the day before to...


    Cheddar Cheese & Beer Soup

    The taste of beer is subtle, but it's just enough to complement the cheese in this rich and creamy soup....

    Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

    1 review

    We had left over roasted butternut squash one night, so I threw it on a salad and topped it with...


    Machete Shredded Beef Sandwiches

    You'll need a knife if you want to cut these hearty sandwiches in half, but the meat is so tender,...


    Eyeball Subs

    Add sliced pimiento-stuffed olives to the top of your meatballs and dinner will be looking at you. The sauce even...


    Mini Martian Burgers

    1 review

    I’m always trying to come up with fun recipes for my grandchildren. Since these mini burgers starred at their trick-or-treat...


    Great Pumpkin Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    Visited by the Great Pumpkin? Your guests might think so when you serve this puffy layered tortilla sandwich fresh from...


    Witch’s Cauldron Tortellini

    2 reviews

    This is an easy salad to make for your gathering—orange peppers certainly add a Halloween flair. For a fun presenatation,...


    Jack-o’-Lantern Sandwiches

    Be prepared for happy faces when you make these eye-catching jack-o'-lanterns. We loaded the sandwiches with flavorful fillings, then easily...


    Indian Corn Salad

    You'll be "a-maized" by this delicious side dish—it's surprisingly quick to fix! For Extra appeal, arrange each serving of veggies...

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    Ginger Squash Soup

    2 reviews

    Everyone likes the beautiful golden color and creamy consistency of this soup. A touch of ginger really sparks the mild...


    Sunset Tomato Soup

    "The secret to the beautiful orange color of this chunky soup I created is the mix of garden-fresh yellow tomatoes,...


    Spooky Spinach Salad

    Sunflower kernels add fun crunch to this colorful spinach salad. In fall, use roasted pumpkin seeds instead.


    Eyeball Soup

    1 review

    My family has fun serving this creamy soup to unsuspecting guests and watching their reaction when they stir up an...


    Quick and Easy French Dressing

    This was the house dressing at a small restaurant near our home. When it closed, the owner graciously shared the...


    Pomegranate & Baby Spinach Salad

    I toss together greens, blue cheese, pomegranate seeds and toasted hazelnuts for this elegant salad. You won’t want to serve...