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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    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 light lunch or a pretty side to serve with dinner. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

    Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

    4 reviews

    I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...


    Flamboyant Flamenco Summer Salad

    I came up with this salad simply by choosing the best-looking vegetables at a local farmers market—the colors are so...


    Sparkling Oranges

    3 reviews

    We were living in Texas when I found the recipe for this simple yet elegant salad. I was thrilled— we...


    Pineapple-Orange Cranberry Sauce

    9 reviews

    This delicious and flavorful side dish comes together in no time at all! The quick, versatile and healthy recipe comes...

    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...


    Fruit Salad Dessert

    I AM 83 years old and my mother has been gone for many years, but I'm still using her best...

    Orange Appeal

    2 reviews

    Oranges add color and great taste to winter meals! This dish looks very bright and appealing served in a glass...


    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"...


    Mandarin Avocado Toss

    1 review

    A perky blend of colors, shapes and textures makes this salad appealing to adults and children alike. My family requests...


    Fruited Lemon Gelatin Salad

    1 review

    As light and pleasant as a summer breeze - that's how I would describe this sunny salad. With oranges, grapes...

    Fruit-Filled Raspberry Ring

    1 review

    People love this fruity gelatin ring that gets extra flavor from an ambrosia-like mixture in the center. I've been bringing...


    Broccoli Orange Salad

    5 reviews

    Meet the Cook: Every time I take this sweet orangy salad to a potluck, I pass around the recipe, too....


    Green Salad with Vanilla-Citrus Vinaigrette

    Just thinking about this refreshing medley makes my mouth water! The sunny, citrusy salad is a variation of a recipe...


    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...


    Christmas Coleslaw

    1 review

    In our family, this is a must-have side dish for Christmas dinner. The colorful slaw combines sweet, crunchy and nutty...

    Mandarin Watermelon Salad

    2 reviews

    Fruit tossed with feta? U-betcha, nothing betta’! Fresh mint, cilantro and parsley add the perfect pop. I’m always looking for...


    Mixed Greens with Bacon & Cranberries

    When my holiday menu calls for a green salad, I rely on this one loaded with crumbled bacon, dried cranberries...


    Orange and Beet Salad

    This jewel-colored orange and beet salad is one where I just kept adding touches until I got it just the...


    Cran-Orange Gelatin Salad

    9 reviews

    After seeing this gelatin salad in a flier, I decided to make it lighter. I like to serve it as...


    Tomato-Orange Soup

    5 reviews

    Who knew orange and tomato were such a good pair? Whenever I serve this, I keep the recipe handy for...


    Four-Fruit Compote

    15 reviews

    A beautiful side dish, this compote spotlights wonderful winter fruit like bananas, apples, oranges and pineapple. Of course, it can...


    Tart Orange Gelatin Salad

    13 reviews

    Here's a fun and fruity salad that's sure to disappear at picnics and family gatherings. The creamy pudding topping nicely...


    Mandarin Pasta Salad

    I developed this recipe when I was asked to bring a salad to a birthday party for my husband's grandfather....

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    Mandarin Fluff

    1 review

    I invented this dish as an easy, grown-up version of the frozen cream-filled pops we all enjoyed as children. The...


    Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad

    1 review

    My sister-in-law introduced me to this colorful mandarin chicken salad with a delicious homemade dressing. I reduced the oil and...


    Orange Fluff Salad

    5 reviews

    My sister gave me this fluffy salad recipe that whips up in a jiffy. Unlike many gelatin recipes, there's no...


    Pecan Mandarin Salad

    1 review

    Pecans and canned mandarin oranges give this salad the color, crunch and sweetness needed to convince the children to eat...


    Layered Orange Gelatin

    1 review

    "I reduced the calories and fat in a tangy gelatin recipe my mom gave me," explains Angie Philkill of Zeeland,...


    Citrus Tossed Salad

    "The light and tangy dressing for this citrus salad is full of fruity flavor," writes Marge Werner of Broken Arrow,...