Lunch Recipes & Ideas
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The Best, Crispiest Air Fryer Zucchini Chips You Can Make
Don't sleep on the dipping sauce.
Sep 20, 2022
How To Make Calzones at Home
Lunch or dinner, they're the perfect little "hot pockets" (ahem!) of cheese and veggies. Here's how to make them.
Sep 20, 2022
How To Cook Wild Rice on the Stovetop
How often do you cook wild rice? Maybe once a year to make a pilaf of some sort? Or perhaps as an addition to your Thanksgiving stuffing? Maybe you don’t cook it at all? But you should! This chewy, nutty-tasting grain definitely deserves a spot at the table year-round. It’s time to shake up your side dishes — here’s how to make a pot of perfectly cooked wild rice to have with dinner tonight.
Sep 20, 2022
This Pizza Will Give You Serious Spinach Dip Vibes
And that's a very good thing.
Sep 17, 2022
Take a Break from Butternut and Try Kabocha Squash Soup Instead
It's creamy, velvety, and perfect for sweater weather.
Sep 17, 2022
How To Cook Perfectly Tender Lentils on the Stove
It's easier than you think.
Sep 17, 2022
How To Cook Mussels on the Stovetop
Whether we're talking about a dinner party or a quick weeknight meal, it doesn't get much better than a giant bowl of steamed mussels.
Sep 17, 2022
You Only Need 30 Minutes to Make Alphabet Soup
It's so much better than anything from a can.
Sep 15, 2022
Crisp, Golden Quelite Tacos Are Even Better than Fish Tacos
Tender squash blossoms and fluffy huauzontle are breaded and fried in this plant-based take on Baja-style fish tacos.
Sep 15, 2022
This Mushroom Quesadilla Will Introduce You to Your New Favorite Greens
Herbaceous epazote and tender purslane make this a taco to remember.
Sep 15, 2022
Spinach Salad with Apples, Walnuts, and Feta
A simple fruit, nut, and cheese combination keeps things interesting.
Sep 13, 2022
How To Make One-Bowl Microwave Mac and Cheese
One bowl. All yours. No leftovers.
Sep 13, 2022
Chicken Potato Soup Is Seriously Cozy
One sip is like getting wrapped in your warmest, coziest sweater.
Sep 11, 2022
This Israeli Couscous Salad Is a Mediterranean Diet Dream
It's lunch, dinner, and even side dish material.
Sep 10, 2022
Here's How to Make the Best Copycat Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme at Home
Crunchy layers of perfection that make it even better than Taco Bell.
Sep 8, 2022
How To Make Roasted Broccoli
In the grand pantheon of roasted vegetables, I feel that broccoli is king. Reviled by picky toddlers and neglected by snacking party-goers, here is a vegetable that is absolutely redeemed by the power of a hot oven. The tough stems turn tender, the tree-like tops turn crispy, and the color goes from dull and boring to a brilliant, appetizing emerald green. All hail King Broccoli.
Sep 8, 2022
How To Make the Juiciest Burger Patties
This technique yields the juiciest burgers ever.
Sep 7, 2022
How To Freeze (and Heat Up) Twice-Baked Potatoes
I like to think I have a pretty good sense of what will freeze well and what won’t. So you could have knocked me over with a spatula when I discovered, during prep for my recent freezer meal party, that twice-baked potatoes freeze beautifully and heat up perfectly. I had no idea! Twice-baked potatoes take a fair amount of work and time to make, but making them in bulk and freezing makes so much sense. Here’s how to freeze stuffed potatoes — they’re my new favorite lunch!
Sep 7, 2022
Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
The combination of spinach, strawberries, almonds, and goat cheese is a classic for a reason. Don't forget the poppyseed dressing!
Sep 7, 2022
Grilled Eggplant Caprese Is the Best End-of-Summer Side
The easy, classy side of your dreams.
Sep 7, 2022
How To Make the Ultimate Classic Caesar Salad
The tools can be found in almost every kitchen, and the techniques are essentials every cook should know.
Sep 6, 2022
I Finally Cracked the Code to My Mom's Cheddar Swirl Bread
It's easy to bake on any sort of schedule.
Sep 6, 2022
Garlicky Marinated Grilled Mushrooms
They'll quickly become the hit of the BBQ.
Sep 5, 2022
Best-Ever Tomato-Basil Soup (Made with Fresh Tomatoes!)
You're just 30 minutes and 5 ingredients away from the very best fresh tomato soup.
Sep 5, 2022
Easy Slow Cooker Lentil Soup
It cooks while you're at work!
Sep 1, 2022
Slow Cooker Potato Leek Soup
Get to know a different kind of onion.
Sep 1, 2022
How To Make Fritters Out of Any Vegetable
The easiest (and tastiest) way to eat more veggies.
Sep 1, 2022
Sheet Pan BBQ Tofu
This recipe is going to make you see tofu in a whole new light.
Sep 1, 2022
Easy, Healthy Greek Salmon Salad
It's fresh, wholesome, and exactly what you want to eat right now.
Aug 31, 2022
My Quick and Easy Weeknight Taco Recipe Is Loaded with Flavor
A simple 10-minute marinade makes all the difference.
Aug 31, 2022
Here’s Every Single Labor Day Cookout Recipe in One Place
The unofficial end of summer deserves lots of good food.
Aug 29, 2022
This Tender, Flavorful Korean Chicken Salad Helps Me Stay True to Myself
It's a recipe everyone should know.
Aug 30, 2022
Weeknight Dinner: Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza
Low-effort toppings with big and flavorful rewards.
Aug 29, 2022
How to Make the Best Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
A hands-off recipe to always keep in your back pocket.
Aug 28, 2022
How To Make Easy Brown Rice in the Oven
If brown rice is your nemesis, there is one method I think you’ll agree is a winner: cooking brown rice in the oven. We’re so used to cooking rice on the stovetop that I know sticking it in the oven can sound a little odd, but I swear by this method. It takes a little more time, but you can make a larger batch, and the even, steady heat of the oven works magic on stubborn grains of brown rice. Here’s what to do.
Aug 28, 2022
These Garlicky Shrimp Tostadas Are My Family's Current Weeknight Obsession
The best part is the bright and crunchy curtido.
Aug 27, 2022
This Sweet Potato Soup Tastes Like a Big Hug
Warm spiced and creamy.
Aug 26, 2022
5-Ingredient Kale Caesar Salad
An easy, crowd-pleasing take on the classic.
Aug 26, 2022
The Absolute Best Lentil Soup
You can cook this with whatever you have on hand right now.
Aug 25, 2022
Hamburger Soup Is Nostalgic and Cozy
It's also packed with veggies.
Aug 25, 2022
The Easy Mediterranean Salad That Won't Leave You Hungry
Make it at the start of the week and dig into it for days.
Aug 25, 2022
10-Minute Black Bean Tacos
When you come home extra late after a crazy day at the office, it may seem like your only options for dinner are takeout, those questionable leftovers in the fridge, or scrambled eggs and toast. You’re starving and cranky and you need dinner fast, after all. Luckily there’s a fourth option: these 10-minute tacos. Yes, making tacos in 10 minutes is absolutely possible.
Aug 25, 2022
This Cream of Broccoli Soup Is a Dreamy Year-Round Recipe
It's vibrant green and extra cozy.
Aug 24, 2022
The Best Way to Use Up Leftover Chicken (and Eat It All Week Long)
So good you'll eat it straight from the mixing bowl.
Aug 24, 2022
How To Make Chicken Soup
This is a soup you can be proud of. No matter how many times you’ve made it before, a pot of this soup on your stove should (and will) result in a self-congratulatory fist pump. And if you’ve somehow made it this far in life without making chicken soup from scratch using a whole chicken, then prepare yourself for something truly special. Dinner is going to be amazing.
Aug 23, 2022
How To Make Egg Drop Soup
Egg drop soup makes me think of my grandmother every time I see it, and it's a dish I turn to when I need something light, comforting, and warm.
Aug 22, 2022
How To Grill Really Juicy Burgers Every Single Time
When it comes to backyard burgers off the grill, we all want the same thing: a tender and juicy burger that we can really sink our teeth into.
Aug 22, 2022
How To Make Soup From Almost Any Vegetable
30 days of broth
Clear out the crisper! With this formula, you can turn any number of vegetables into soup.
Aug 22, 2022
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Try This Roasted Veggie Rice Salad for Its Creamy Avocado Dressing — and a Chance at $2,500
Have you ever been traveling and eaten something so good that you wanted to rush home and recreate it? That’s what happened to me with this California rice salad. I spent a few weeks this spring in Southern California, and a lunch with friends introduced me to a roasted vegetable salad with an avocado and lime ranch dressing that I could not stop thinking about.
Aug 22, 2022
Lunch Box Ideas for Young Kids
Got a little eater? Fill 'em up with these smart and delicious lunch box ideas.
Aug 17, 2022
There's No Better Time to Make Vegetable Soup
It's packed with a rainbow of crisp-tender vegetables.
Aug 17, 2022
The Easiest Cheese and Vegetable Frittata
What's this? Another damn zucchini? Into the frittata it goes!
Aug 17, 2022
BBQ Shredded Chicken
Shredded meat — beef, pork, or chicken — is one of the most versatile dinner elements you can imagine! Cook up a few pounds to stash in the freezer, then dole it out for weeknight meals all month long. Or make a huge batch and feed a whole crowd of people in one go. Today, let’s talk chicken: Simple, inexpensive, and relatively quick, chicken has some advantages over the heavier beef and pork.
Aug 16, 2022
How To Make a Vibrant Pan of Succotash with Fresh or Frozen Veggies
You don't have to wait until summer to dig in.
Aug 16, 2022
This Is, Hands-Down, the Perfect Tuna Salad
No other recipe compares.
Aug 15, 2022
15 Cold Lunch Ideas to Kick-Start Back-to-School Season
Kids (and adults!) will love them.
Aug 15, 2022
High-Protein Shakes with No Protein Powder
You'll want to memorize these.
Aug 15, 2022
Make a Perfect Club Sandwich Before Summer Is Over
It deserves just as much love as a BLT.
Aug 14, 2022
10 Costco Groceries I’m Buying for Easy School Lunches
Groceries
Sandwich roll-ups! Baby bell peppers! Chocolate cookies! And more!
Aug 14, 2022
The Very Best Way to Make a Classic Cobb Salad at Home
It's easier than you think to make this restaurant favorite.
Aug 11, 2022
Instant Pot Weeknight Chicken and Rice Burrito Bowls
These also make for great leftovers.
Aug 10, 2022
Instant Pot White Chicken Chili Is Sublimely Comforting
And it's easy enough to make on a weeknight.
Aug 10, 2022
Buttery Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
This is how you cook corn for a crowd without heating up the grill.
Aug 9, 2022
Creamy Caesar Pasta Salad Is Ready in Just 20 Minutes
If you simply can't say no to chicken Caesar salad, you're going to fall hard for this summery pasta salad.
Aug 9, 2022
Creamy Horseradish Sauce = Your New Favorite Condiment
You'll want to spread it on EVERYTHING.
Aug 8, 2022
100+ of Our Best Lunch Box Recipes
Here's the back-to-school lunch-box inspo you need.
Aug 4, 2022
Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup Is Hearty and Customizable
It's all about the toppings.
Aug 7, 2022
5 Amazing Ways to Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs
When it comes to egg preparation, you really can’t get more versatile than hard-boiled.
Aug 4, 2022
Buffalo Chicken Wraps Are the Best WFH Lunch
Quick, satisfying, and make-ahead-friendly.
Aug 2, 2022
15 Things to Pack in Your Thermos for a Hot Lunch (Besides Soup)
Because sometimes a salad or sandwich just doesn't cut it.
Jul 25, 2022
Bison Burgers Are Sweet and Lean
A tasty alternative to beef.
Jul 23, 2022
The Grilled Chicken Sandwich Recipe You'll Turn to All Summer Long
A classic crowd-pleaser.
Jul 20, 2022