Stay Nourished! Our 10 Favorite Lunch Recipes from March 2012

The Kitchn's Best of 2012

This past March we went meal by meal, eating our way week by week through breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. We especially love focusing on lunch, since eating a good lunch is such an important part of staying nourished every day. Here's a look back at 10 recipes that emerged from March — from frittata cups with kale and goat cheese that are good for any meal of the day, to lentil wraps that beat the socks off Trader Joe's very popular version, to barbecue shredded chicken that can be made and frozen ahead of time. There are vegetarian lunches, and lunches with meat — take a look!

VEGETARIAN LUNCHES
• 1 Kale and Goat Cheese Fritatta Cups
• 2 Spicy Lentil Wraps with Tahini Sauce
• 3 Boiled Egg, Seared Asparagus & Pickled Onion Sandwiches
• 4 Black Rice Salad with Avocado and Grapefruit
• 5 Springtime Soba with Miso Sauce
• 6 Roasted Sweet Potato Wraps with Caramelized Onions and Pesto (chicken optional!)

LUNCHES WITH MEAT
• 7 Chicken Cordon Bleu-Croque Monsieur
• 8 Yogurt-Marinated Chicken & Creamy Greek Sauce
• 9 Sausage, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Egg Bake
• 10 Barbecue Shredded Chicken

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Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.