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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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    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas

    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    I have always loved SPAM, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    5 reviews

    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...


    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....

    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...


    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...

    Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido,...


    Chicken Taco Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    I like to give macaroni salad a taco twist. Rotisserie chicken makes it quick. I'll often serve this dish as...


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...


    Rustic Tomato Pie

    Perk up your plate with this humble tomato pie. We like to use fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes and herbs, but store-bought produce...

    Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Jicama and Black Bean Salad

    1 review

    There are so many colorful items in this black bean salad, there is no need for a garnish. The jicama...


    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...


    Farmhouse Apple Coleslaw

    4 reviews

    A friend from church gave me this apple coleslaw recipe that her grandmother handed down to her. The flavors complement...

    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...


    Zesty Garbanzo Green Salad

    I grow an organic vegetable garden, and this salad is a tasty way to make use of my delicious bounty....


    Vegan Macaroni Salad

    All the classic flavors come through in this vegan macaroni salad, from the pickle relish to the ground mustard. The...


    Asian Snow Pea Toss

    My love for Asian flavors sparked the idea for this easy, healthy side dish. For this Asian salad, I use...


    Bacon Pear Salad with Parmesan Dressing

    6 reviews

    This simple salad is an elegant side dish for any menu. With a blend of fresh pears and warm, comforting...


    Ginger-Peanut Green Bean Salad

    This green bean recipe showcases crisp, fresh-from-the-garden produce with a zesty peanut vinaigrette. Red chilis and chopped nuts add interesting...


    Make-Ahead Creamy Fruit Salad

    We love fruit salads for our holiday dinners. I experimented and came up with this delicious medley—it reminds us of...


    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

    The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...

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    65 Italian Potluck Recipes That Serve a Crowd

    It's a family-style potluck starring oodles of noodles, a bounty of bread, scores of sweets and all the Italian recipes...


    Apricot Fluff

    15 reviews

    When we were young mothers, I asked my best friend if she had a recipe for an easy ambrosia salad...


    Blackberry Balsamic Spinach Salad

    5 reviews

    This lightly dressed salad is packed with superfoods! When I have time, I make my vinaigrette from scratch. —Mary Lou...


    Caribbean Island Coleslaw

    6 reviews

    After trying a similar version of this coleslaw while visiting the island of St. Kitts, I returned home and wanted...


    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...


    Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

    5 reviews

    I love the velvety taste and texture of sweet potatoes. A friend served sweet potatoes cooked with peppers and they...