Burritos can be a healthy, vegetarian dish when you load them up with wholesome ingredients like rice, beans and corn.
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Lemon-Herb Rice Salad
Fresh herbs, like mint and basil, add bursts of fresh flavor to this simple salad. Make sure you leave room for leftovers — the dish tastes even better the next day!
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Forget take-out and the packaged stuff. Our Miso Soup is a cinch to make, and clocks in at just 115 calories per serving.
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Keto Tuna Salad Cups
Tuna salad meets BLT in this keto-friendly mashup. Hang on to that oil in the tuna can for a flavor bonus.
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White rice, lentils and ground beef bulk up the filling for this gluten-free lunch.
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Tex-Mex Chicken Quinoa
Top a mixture of cooked chicken and quinoa with heart-healthy avocado and black beans for a filling lunch that’s ready in a flash.
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Antioxidant-rich kale is even better for you when eaten raw. Thin strips are softened in a light lemon dressing, then tossed with the savory-sweet blend of apple, dates, almonds and cheese. A little pecorino goes a long way in giving this nutritious salad a satisfying depth of flavor.
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Veggie Lover’s Club Sandwich
Stacked high with veggies, this sandwich is as appealing to look at as it is to eat. With luscious avocado spread and smoky tofu, there's no bacon or deli meat required.
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This sunny salad can brighten up the dreariest desk lunch. Thanks to rice cereal, veggies and goat cheese, there’s a combination of flavors and textures to enjoy.
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Beans and vegetables add a rich bite to this meatless chili. With fiery spices and a dash of hot sauce, it's guaranteed to power you through the afternoon.
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These decorative toasts have all the flavors of Nordic cuisine and no foraging is required! Delicate shrimp get double-hacked: first, they are quickly cooked in a covered pot off the stovetop and then sliced en masse using a trick involving two plastic lids. A protein-packed snack or part of lunch.
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Chicken Tacos with Avocado Salad
These quick-and-easy tacos make the perfect midday meal. Packed with protein and veggies — and topped with salsa and sour cream — they’re healthy and flavorful.
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Enjoy pizza night a little more with Katie Lee’s gluten-free, cauliflower version.
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Hummus and Grilled Vegetable Wrap
Cook zucchini on the grill or in a grill pan until tender and layer it with raw peppers, spinach, store-bought hummus and herbs for a nutrient-packed, packable lunch.
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Gem-like fresh cherries, parsley, red onions and scallions make for a fresh and colorful salad when combined with Israeli couscous.
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Breadless Peanut Butter and Chia Jam Sandwiches
Satisfy a PB&J craving with these high-fiber sandwiches (bread not necessary). The chia jam is quick to make and can be stored for up to 3 days- spread on anything you would regularly eat with jam to add extra fiber.
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A fresh, slightly spicy grain bowl adds a fun zing to your lunch break. The pork, quinoa and sweet potato combo are enough to keep you satisfied, but not so heavy that you’ll fall asleep at your desk.
Get the Recipe: Pork and Broccoli Grain Bowl
Sweet Potato Toast with Steak, Roasted Peppers and Arugula
Turn leftover steak into a bright and healthy, low-carb lunch with this sweet potato toast topped with sweet red peppers and spicy arugula.
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Make this childhood favorite in less than 20 minutes.
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Garden Egg Salad
Celery, radishes, romaine and sprouts add a heart-healthy crunch to this vegetarian lunch. Don’t skip the mustard in this egg salad — just a little bit adds loads of flavor!
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Packed with vegetables, beans and fresh herbs, Ellie’s soup makes for quick and healthy comfort food.
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Though we love avocado toast, we’re always excited to try fun alternatives. This recipe uses mashed lentils, tomato and scallion for a protein-packed flavor punch.
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These ooey-gooey vegetarian sandwich melts are made with broccolini and two kinds of cheese, but they clock in at just 261 calories and 12 grams of fat each.
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Monte Cristo Crepes
A raspberry mustard and side salad make an excellent accompaniment to these cheesy, meaty crepes.
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This healthy, budget-friendly pasta dinner is inspired by pricey antipasti platters. We love the spicy-garlicky flavor the soppressata brings — lots of bang for your buck!
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Grilled Spiced Chicken and Plums
Fire up the grill — and cook more than just meat! Sweet stone fruits (like plums) go great with honey-glazed chicken.
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Make a steaming pot of soup for dinner and pack the leftovers for lunch the next day.
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Curried Chicken Quinoa
Thanks to your microwave, you can have a tasty and healthy lunch that’s ready to eat in just a few minutes.
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A quick and flavorful salad is perfect for any night of the week. Toss in your favorite veggies and top with fajita-seasoned shrimp for a healthy and satisfying meal.
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Light Nicoise Salad
This salad is packed with briny olives, hearty tuna, tender potatoes and crunchy green beans, but it's lighter than the classic version, thanks to a slimmed-down homemade salad dressing.
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Mix light mayonnaise with jarred hot peppers for a feel-good spread that’s packed with flavor.
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Shrimp and Snow Pea Salad
This is not your everyday salad. Mix shrimp, radishes and snow peas with crunchy sesame seeds and a rice vinaigrette.
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Trisha loves chickpeas because they’re similar in texture to black-eyed peas, a true Southern staple. She combines the high-fiber, high-protein beans with avocado, a little mayo and lime juice for a light, fresh salad that’s super-filling.
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Middle Eastern Rice and Lentils
Transform simple pantry items into a healthy meal, inspired by the flavors of the Middle East. The secret ingredient? Aromatic spices like cumin, cinnamon and cayenne.
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Inspired by the classic antipasto salad, this bread bowl features a combination of crunchy lettuce, salty Italian meats and plenty of veggies.
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A Buddha bowl, grain bowl or harvest bowl is a healthy trend we can get behind! Balanced with lots of colorful produce plus healthy grains and proteins, Buddha bowls are fun to create and easy to make. Experimenting with different ingredients is encouraged!
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Instead of cold cuts, try fresh veggies, cheese and smear of hummus on whole-grain pita bread — it will reignite your love for sandwiches.
Get the Recipe: Veggie-Stack Pita Pockets
Crab and Avocado Salad
This fresh, California-style salad makes a hearty meal for lunch or dinner —to prevent the lettuce from getting soggy, pack the dressing separately and add it when you're ready to eat.
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Trisha’s chicken soup is made for desk lunches. Stored in individual Mason jars, it’s the perfect grab-and-go option for busy weekdays.
Get the Recipe: Lemony Orzo Chicken Soup in a Jar
Smoky Chicken Salad
You don’t need to skip the mayo for a wholesome chicken salad — just use less of it. Combine the condiment with peppers, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil for a flavorful dressing that’s excellent with grilled chicken.
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