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Lunch

Meal Type | It's lunchtime: Step away from your desk. Chowhound's got recipe inspiration, sandwich tips, and more for your midday meal, including the best taco joints and perfect chopped salad places.

Articles on Lunch

9 Healthy Lunch Recipes That Will Help You Skip the Drive-Thru
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9 Healthy Lunch Recipes That Will Help You Skip the Drive-Thru

Oftentimes, the hardest part about eating a healthy lunch is finding the time to make it. Luckily...

15 Canned Sardine Hacks for a Better Snack 10:01
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15 Canned Sardine Hacks for a Better Snack

Usually canned sardines are thought of as a last resort for when you can’t be bothered to cook, if...

Essential Meal Prep Staples to Keep in Rotation
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Essential Meal Prep Staples to Keep in Rotation

Meal prep can seem daunting, but it’s worth a little extra effort. Here are some of the best meal...

11 Tuna Salad Recipes Perfect for Your Work Lunch Box
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11 Tuna Salad Recipes Perfect for Your Work Lunch Box

A good tuna salad recipe is a thing of beauty, and we have several of them, from no-frills to downright...

11 Great Grain Salads for Dinner—and Lunch the Next Day
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11 Great Grain Salads for Dinner—and Lunch the Next Day

Whole grains are nutritious, delicious, and totally versatile, as these 11 healthy grain salad recipes...

Easy, Allergy-Safe Snacks to Pack for School Lunch (You'll Want to Eat Them Too) 01:26
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Easy, Allergy-Safe Snacks to Pack for School Lunch (You'll Want to Eat Them Too)

Allergy-friendly eating is now a fact of life, so we rounded up our favorite allergy-safe snack recipes...

These Incredible School Lunches Are Too Cute to Handle
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These Incredible School Lunches Are Too Cute to Handle

Hey, I'm a dad, why can't I do this? That's the lightbulb moment that started it all for Beau Coffron...

Honor Back-to-School Nostalgia with Cafeteria Food That Actually Tastes Good 09:13
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Honor Back-to-School Nostalgia with Cafeteria Food That Actually Tastes Good

Today's lesson: how to make cafeteria food that actually tastes good. Back-to-school season can trigger...

7 Savory Ways to Eat Grits for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
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7 Savory Ways to Eat Grits for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The best grits are savory, and these 7 savory grits recipes will take you through an entire week of...

Videos on Lunch

Lunch Recipes

Easy Quinoa Salad 390 Saves

Easy Quinoa Salad

Make a light, healthy, flavorful grain salad combining quinoa with olives, tomatoes, and salty cheese...

Easy Asian Broiled Tofu 327 Saves

Easy Asian Broiled Tofu

A recipe for tofu and carrots broiled and served with a sesame, soy, and rice vinegar sauce.

Easy Roasted Beets 208 Saves
Thanksgiving Leftovers Club Sandwich 47 Saves

Thanksgiving Leftovers Club Sandwich

A Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich recipe with layers of roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables...