Who says you can't have healthy lunches at work? From simple soups and salads to pack-and-go entrees, these recipes make healthy lunches possible -- even during a hectic week.
It's possible to get perfectly brown and crisp pork chops without frying simply coat in a seasoned stuffing mix and bake instead.
No cheddar handy? Mozzarella, swiss or even goat cheese would taste amazing, too.
Soft white beans in vegetable broth absorb the flavors of garlic, dried tomatoes, and shaved Asiago cheese. Partner with toasted, buttered baguette slices for a complementary crunch.
Stretch ground turkey by mixing it with canned lentils to create tender meatballs for this healthy open-faced sandwich.
Asparagus and citrus are a natural spring flavor combination, so why not serve them up in spring rolls? The ham adds a nice salty kick to counteract the tangy aioli.
A blend of mushrooms and onions keeps this lightened-up Chicken Meatloaf nice and moist. Serve with mashed potates or roasted vegetables.
The salt of the feta and the tang of the pickled onions complement the sweetness of the blackberries perfectly in this 100-calorie fruit salad.
This fruit and cottage cheese combo is good for a quick breakfast or snack.
Bring this cool, crunchy vegetable side dish to your next cookout.
Protein-packed quinoa gets the Mediterranean treatment when combined with tomato, cucumber and feta cheese.
Roasted cherry tomatoes steal the show in this rustic bread salad.
During peak tomato season, the dressing for this side salad needs just a smidge of sugar. If your tomatoes are a little on the tart side, you might want to add more sugar.
This smooth potato soup with crunchy topping is a savory budget dish that has colorful flair; and all for just 64 cents per serving.
Risotto can be a labor of love, but not so when your slow cooker can do the work for you. Make this creamy rice side dish vegetarian by swapping vegetable broth for the chicken broth.
Everyone likes burritos, and this recipe makes enough to serve a crowd. For easy serve-alongs, pick up a fruit salad from the deli and a package or two of Mexican-style rice mix.
Take a break from standard salads with this flavorful apple-tomato version. Try it for a fresh lunch or as an easy appetizer before dinner.
In just six minutes and with just one pan, you can have a nutritious vegetable-rich side dish to serve with dinner.