Lunch

Healthy lunches are an important part of an energized, balanced day. Lunch recipes don't have to be complicated. A few simple ingredients that can be prepared fairly quickly and are easy to eat during a busy afternoon, make for a great lunch. Dig into your favorite recipes for lunch!

Crispy Black Bean Cakes

Crispy Black Bean Cakes

This healthy vegetarian dish will be a hit with the whole family; they won't even miss the meat!

Paula Shoyer's Red Winter Salad

Winter Red Salad

This winter salad will lend a delicious dash of color to your table.

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Natalie Putnam's Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

With this recipe, so easy to prepare in advance, you'll never be stumped when the kids (or the grownups, for that matter) ask, “What’s for dinner?”

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Fresh Tomato and Corn Mélange

Fresh Tomato and Corn Mélange

This tasty summer concoction can serve as a healthy side, a pasta sauce or a relish for grilled meat, poultry and fish.

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Easy Summer Salad

Easy Summer Salad

The power of greens and a touch of Asian flavor comes through in this salad that's great for picnics.

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Pasta primavera

Colorful Spring Pasta for Meatless Monday

A dish that celebrates the season and benefits both my health and the planet? Yes, please!

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Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

A warm, comfort food for vegetarians.

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Tim Hamlin's Potato Salad with Yogurt

Potato Salad with Yogurt

This potato salad is perfect for a nice sunny summer's day. Or even a family dinner on a sunny, if chilly, Christmas Day.

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Guideposts: Rebecca Katz's Avocado Citrus Salad

Avocado Citrus Salad

Avocados, full of brain-boosting vitamin E and a monounsaturated fat that helps lower blood pressure, bring a creamy deliciousness to this healthy, easily made salad.

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Justin Chapple's Smashed Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wrap

Smashed Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wrap

This quick and easy recipe makes for a tasty light lunch, especially during the spring and summer months.

Shawnelle Eliasen's healthy and delicious Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

You don’t have to be from the big state of Texas to appreciate the big taste of this healthy, easy-to-prepare dish!

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Katie Farrell Egg White Pizza

Personal Pan Egg White Pizza

A recipe from Katie Farrell's new book, Devotions for a Healthier You: Feeding Mind, Body, and Soul

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Guideposts: Thanksgiving Pie

Thanksgiving Pie

Why not break with tradition this year and use those Thanksgiving leftovers to make not sandwiches, but a meat pie?

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Refrigerator Broccoli Salad

Refrigerator Broccoli Salad

This salad, perfect for a picnic, requires no cooking and can be prepared days in advance.

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