Lunch

Let's do lunch! Whether you're brown bagging it at your desk, in your kitchen with friends, or outdoors for a simple weekend picnic, these recipes will help fill you up so you're ready for the day. We have everything you need to enjoy a delicious midday meal, including oodles of recipes for salads, chili, pastas, wraps, paninis, soups, hot dogs, and more. Need lunch in a hurry? We'll provide ideas for lunches you can make ahead of time. We'll also show you smart ways to stretch your leftovers from the night before into a quick and easy meal the next day. You don't need to pack on the pounds for lunch, either. Simply follow our recipes and tips for building a healthier sandwich and salad. We even have instruction for making some of your favorite soups, salads, and salad dressings. You'll never go hungry for lunch with Better Homes and Gardens in your corner.

For a lighter take on a whole grain salad, this base uses equal parts bulgur...

Filled with chickpeas, avocado, and freekah, this salad is sure to keep you...

This spicy jalapeno topping would work just as well on steak, chicken or shrimp.

Quick pickled carrots and cucumbers stand up well to the rich and savory pork...

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Lemon peel contrasts pleasantly with the spice in these tender cookie cutouts.

The colorful, fresh vegetables and oozy melted cheese in these fajita-style...

This superfood salad is far from a boring bowl of leafy greens. Tender slow...

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Roasted beets add the just-right amount of sweetness to these bacon-stuffed...

The lentils and barley give this pleasing poultry soup an earthy, down-home...

We like to serve this spicy fish dish with plenty of fresh lime wedges.

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You know it's true: any tasty lunch you make for yourself will taste 500%...

No more sad desk lunches! You may not be able to avoid desk lunch, but you can...

If you're ready to transcend mundane lunches and get hip about eating healthy,...

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