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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Chocolate Chip, PB & Banana Sandwiches

I love finding new ways to combine peanut butter, chocolate and bananas. I was shocked when my nephews (who are very picky eaters) loved these sammies. —Charlotte Gehle, Brownstown, Michigan

Orange Banana Salad

1 review

I CAME up with this salad when an unexpected guest showed up for lunch and I had to "make do"...


Brunch Fruit Salad

14 reviews

This appealing fruit salad is a lovely addition to breakfast, lunch or even supper. Light and refreshing, it's perfect alongside...


Pineapple-Glazed Fruit Medley

This recipe goes well with any meal as a dessert or side dish. The glaze makes it shine.


Tropical Ambrosia Fruit Salad

2 reviews

This special salad is my family’s all-time favorite. You can make it a day in advance, but add the bananas...

Frosted Pineapple Lemon Gelatin

1 review

A refreshing, summery treat, this dessert incorporates ginger ale to add a zesty bite.
—Penny Burpeau, Londonderry, New Hampshire


Banana Poppy Seed Dressing

2 reviews

Here's a lightly sweet, refreshing dressing that lets the flavor of banana come through. A homemaker with four grown children,...

Banana-Nut Green Salad

1 review

Ripe sliced bananas and crunchy ginger-roasted walnuts create a yummy combo in this fresh tossed salad. Swap in Gorgonzola cheese...


Patriotic Banana Split

This lip-smacking salute to summertime is a creative cross between a classic banana split and a fruit salad. A scoop...


Easy Fruit Salad with Coconut

I love fresh fruit salads. With this simple recipe, I can enjoy one even in January! This colorful salad complements...


Pineapple Fruit Boat

Served in a pineapple shell, this fancy salad goes together surprisingly quickly with a handful of ingredients. It's an impressive...

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Toasted PB & Banana Sandwiches

1 review

A sandwich worthy of Elvis himself, this grilled, finger-licking treat may surprise you, too, with its flavor. “I saw the...


Overnight Salad

2 reviews

A co-worker shared this recipe with me several years ago. It's never failed to be a hit when I serve...


Festive Pineapple Boat

"My fondest childhood memories are centered in the kitchen with my mother," recounts Susan Phelan of Tallahassee, Florida. Reminiscent of...


Banana Split Fruit Salad

1 review

Let these whimsical parfaits celebrate the end of a work week and the beginning of a wonderful weekend! Watermelon, bananas...


Banana Split Marshmallow Salad

1 review

This is an old standby I take to potlucks and other gathering. When I do, people ask, "Who brought that...

Frozen Cranberry Banana Salad

4 reviews

A luscious combination of sweet and tangy, crunchy and creamy, this pretty salad makes a great side dish or dessert....


Breakfast Fruit Salad

2 reviews

You need just two ingredients to stir up the citrusy dressing that's drizzled over this fruit medley. Teri Albrecht of...


Fruit & Nut Salad

1 review

The festive colors in this salad make it a delightful addition to the holiday spread. Quick and easy, this recipe...


Elvis’s Banana Sandwiches

2 reviews

A fruity peanut butter filling sandwiched between slices of banana bread makes for an appealing lunch that will have young...


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Aunt Marion’s Fruit Salad Dessert

24 reviews

Aunt Marion, my namesake, is like a grandma to me. She gave me this luscious salad recipe, which goes to...


Banana Split Salad

3 reviews

This is a recipe handed down by my mom, and it's now a hit at my house. Because it's frozen,...


Peaches ‘n Cream

1 review

For moms and daughters who want to bond in the kitchen, start with seasonal fruit and cream to plate up...


Blueberry Banana Salad

"We have several blueberry bushes in our yard, so using the bounty in this easy salad is a nice change...

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Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad

8 reviews

Our family gatherings wouldn't be the same without this classic gelatin salad with its festive fruit layers. Since it stays...


Strawberry-Glazed Fruit Salad

6 reviews

I first tasted this delightful salad at a friend's house when she served it with dinner. It tastes so good...


Banana Split Fluff

10 reviews

This pretty pink mixture, rich with yummy fruit and nuts, is sure to disappear in a hurry. It’s a sweet...


Banana Orange Salad

I came up with this salad when an unexpected guest showed up for lunch and I had to make do...


Fresh Fruit Salad

4 reviews

We grow our own strawberries, so our table usually features an abundance of this fruit. We gather other favorite fruits...


Festive Fruit Salad

This refreshing beautiful salad has become a favorite of everyone who's tried it. My bowl always comes home empty when...