14 favorite fall lunches
What's your favorite fall lunch dish? We asked our Twitter and Facebook friends and got some tasty responses. Get their tips and our recipe suggestions
We chose to stack this light summer salad on bread and grill them for a heartier meal. Definitely make a couple extra sandwiches because you will be craving more with this combination of melted cheese, basil, and juicy tomatoes.
Recipe: Open-face Caprese Sandwiches
Tuna salad is possibly one of the greatest staples of lunch, and why not? Eat it plain or spread it on bread, tuna salad is easy to make and fills you up!
Recipe: Garden Tuna Salad
Nutrition-packed and delicious, here is our version of Leya’s black bean salad. You might even consider doubling the recipe of this vegetable-loaded rice-and-bean salad to share with your colleagues.
Recipe: Lemon Cashew Chicken Salad
Hummus is the ultimate easy-to-pack, savory dip that goes great with bread, pita chips, and raw vegetables. Try our nutty version of hummus to make a quick, light lunch. Just throw the ingredients in a food processor or blender and give it a whirl.
Recipe: Hazelnut Hummus
If you don’t have jam, add some olive oil and fresh herbs to make our version – another simple twist on cheese and crackers.
Ferrara Sweet and tangy balsamic vinegar adds the perfect touch to these juicy tomato slices. Throw them on a plate or in a bowl and spend more time relaxing than preparing your food.
Recipe: Marinated Heirloom Tomato Salad
Simple and fresh, this salad is our twist on pico de gallo. Simply slice up the tomatoes and add a flavorful kick with some chile and lime to enjoy your own Mexican-style meal.
Yogurt with granola is a classic breakfast favorite, but why does it have to stop there? If you can’t get away from your desk, this dish will tide you over. If you ever have time, try making your granola from scratch.
Toss romaine lettuce with some strawberries with toasted pistachios, creamy feta, and light lemon dressing to add a bright note and create a refreshing salad.
MettD has a good case – we have wonderful chickens, some delicious greens in our garden, and a market right across the street. For this recipe, we added spinach and leek to add some “green” flavor. Light and fluffy from the ricotta, these savory frittatas are healthy and a perfect lunch to pack.
Recipe: Spinach and Leek Frittata
This colorful salad turns the humble potato into a delectable main dish.
These crunchy greens are no hassle, making the possibilities endless. You can slice them, sauté them, eat them with a cracker, or try and make this cucumber salad for a light lunch.