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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Broccoli Almond Salad

This colorful broccoli almond salad is easy to make in advance. Add the nuts and bacon just before serving so they stay nice and crunchy. —Margaret Garbade, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Turkey Almond Salad

1 review

Our congregation was holding a luncheon at which I was helping, and we were supposed to use turkey left over...


Almond-Apricot Chicken Salad

6 reviews

Here's a one-of-a-kind pasta salad that combines tender chicken, sweet apricots and crunchy vegetables. Plus, the lemony dressing can't be...


Almond Chicken Salad

20 reviews

My mother used to prepare this chicken salad with grapes and almonds for an evening meal during the hot summer...


Italian Chicken Salad Cups

Everyone loves chicken salad, but this mayo-free version always stands out. Cooking the chicken in the crockpot gives it so...

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...


Wilted Spinach Salad with Butternut Squash

3 reviews

Make quick work of peeling butternut squash. First, prick it with a fork and give it 45 seconds in the...

Quick Almond Chicken Salad

1 review

I rely on this refreshing chicken salad often for lunch or a light supper. It can be made ahead of...


Company Green Salad

6 reviews

I partially put this salad together and take the remaining ingredients (candied nuts, seeds, rice noodles and dressing) to mix...


Grapes with Lemon-Honey Yogurt

3 reviews

We like to sweeten up Greek yogurt with honey, cinnamon and vanilla. It’s a tasty counterpoint to plump grapes and...


Orange-Shallot Salad

Creating recipes with my husband and grown daughter is family fun time at our house. Honey-roasted sliced almonds add appealing...

Colorful Bean & Barley with Almonds Salad

Jazz up any table setting with this tasty combination of colorful veggies, beans and nuts.
Almond Board of California


Sunflower Slaw

This salad is a favorite at church suppers. It deliciously combines a tangy dressing with crisp cabbage, slivered almonds, sunflower...


Honey Kale Currant & Almond Salad

3 reviews

This honey-flavored kale salad makes our taste buds tingle. It has a subtle sweetness from currants and a nutty almond...


Peach-Almond Spinach Salad

Fresh peaches and grapes, along with a citrus dressing, enliven this spinach salad. And, says Freia Koenig of Grindrod, British...


Fruit ‘n’ Nut Chili

3 reviews

Apples, slivered almonds and cocoa add a new taste to chili.

Berry-Spinach Salad with Almonds

3 reviews

“A big bowl of this salad accompanies me to potlucks and reunions. The dark greens and red strawberries look pretty...


Meaty Mexican Sandwiches

I like to serve these hearty sandwiches on Super Bowl Sunday along with a green salad, rice and beans. Everyone...


Almond Spinach Salad

1 review

Sent in from Karena Lee of Sunland, California, this easy tossed salad is colorful, fresh, and the toasted almonds give...


Cheddar-Almond Lettuce Salad

6 reviews

Sugared almonds and a honey-mustard dressing make this salad a real standout. In fact, I keep slivered almonds in my...


Chow Mein Sunflower Coleslaw

I like easy recipes that are easy yet delicious. With only eight ingredients, this cabbage salad can be put together...


Nutty Mandarin Salad

Sugar-coated almonds give this lettuce salad just the right amount of crunch. Whenever I make this for luncheons, it's always...


Almond-Orange Lettuce Salad

2 reviews

“Candied almonds make this delicious salad extra special,” writes Marilyn Anderson from Hudsonville, Michigan. “Pay attention when you’re preparing the...


Sesame-Almond Romaine Salad

4 reviews

This crisp and crunchy salad is one of my favorites., and it's popular at potlucks, too. We enjoy this recipe...

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Poppy Seed Slaw

4 reviews

This colorful side can be put together in minutes for a tasty accompaniment to any backyard barbecue. —Mary McRae, Coldwater,...


Nutty Ham and Apple Sandwiches

Almonds and apple add a pleasant crunch to these our-of-the-ordinary sandwiches. For a little variety, try substituting a different kind...


Cranberry-Almond Spinach Salad for Two

1 review

This spinach salad from Angela Bottger of Foster City, California combines healthy ingredients like cranberries and almonds to create a...


Italian Green Beans and Mushrooms

1 review

Enhance your menu anytime using this flavorful recipe. Toasted almonds add crunch to the medley of green beans and mushrooms.


Nutty Wild Rice Salad

Wild rice is sensational in this chilled salad. The toasted almonds complement the nuttiness of the rice, while red wine...


Almond & Apple Wild Rice Salad

2 reviews

It's healthy and delicious! Use a mixture of red and green apples to give it a pop of color. —Dan...