What Are You Eating for Lunch Today?

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Tempeh, tuna, Mozzacado — we've been bringing you some of our favorite lunches this week, sandwiches and otherwise. Have you been inspired to pack a lunch? What's in your lunchbox today? I've confessed to being a rather lazy lunch-eater, but in honor of our lunch week, I'm getting my act together. Want to hear what's been on my desk during lunchtime this week?

Inspired by a local cafe's really delicious version of the classic spinach-apple-blue cheese salad, I've been making my own. I toss baby spinach with my favorite balsamic vinaigrette (I usually have a big jar of it in the fridge), and add a handful of chopped apples, cooked bacon, and crumbled Gorgonzola. The kicker, though, is the half cup of cooked barley. That really pads this into a filling salad that keeps me satisfied through the rest of the afternoon.

Your turn! What are you eating for lunch right now?

(Image: Faith Durand)

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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.

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