Healthy Lunch Recipes

Lighten up your lunch routine with midday meals that are good for you and taste even better. We've got you covered with countless easy lunch ideas for work and tons of healthy options for kids.

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Favorite Lunch Salad Recipes

All your favorites are here, and any of these tried and true recipes will guarantee you a delicious, satisfying lunch. Find recipes for Cobb salad, salade Nicoise, Caesar salad, taco salad, Greek salad, chefs salad, and more.

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Slow-Cooker White-Bean Soup

There's butternut squash, leeks, and spinach as well as white beans in this hearty, rich, and flavorful vegetarian soup. It's a recipe that proves the slow cooker is as well suited to vegetable recipes as to big pieces of meat.

Roasted Red Potatoes

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Fresh rosemary complements the earthy taste of roasted potatoes in this simple but satisfying side dish.

15-Minute Lentil Soup

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This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.

Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Soup

If you need to get dinner on the table fast but you're tight on time, you can make this restorative, immunity-boosting soup with store-bought broth and rotisserie chicken.

Kitchari

The main ingredient in this good-for-you savory porridge is yellow mung dal, split mung beans that break down and thicken as they cook.

Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl

Versatility is the name of the game in this deconstructed Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl: the simple cilantro-lime marinade works just as well for fish and shrimp as it does for chicken, and the rice and beans can be switched out for your favorite grains and legumes.

Customizable Vegetable Soup

Use our choose-your-own-adventure formula to make a big batch of soup starring any vegetables you please. Use vegetable broth or water to make it vegetarian, and omit the Parmesan to make it vegan. Check out our step-by-step guide.

Cabbage-Vegetable Soup

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This winter soup is well-spiced and full of nourishing vegetables.

Classic Egg Salad

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Other mix-ins include sliced black olives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh chives, walnut pieces, chopped dill pickles, and capers.

Lacinato Kale Salad with Roasted Squash

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This salad is great for entertaining, because you dress it ahead of time.

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Hearty Quinoa Salad Recipes You Can Feel Great About Eating

Packed with protein, vitamins, and fiber, quinoa is a superfood that's easy to love—especially when it's paired with fresh vegetables. These quinoa salads are sure to satisfy for lunch or dinner.

21 Cold Noodle Salads That Are Perfect for Lunch

Upend your lunch routine with these quick and easy noodle salads you can make in advance.

Vegan Lentil Soup

Tender broccoli rabe adds a welcome pop of green (and a generous dose of fiber!) to this lentil-and-tomato soup spiced with coriander and cumin.