Southwestern Rice Salad

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Rice salads make excellent lunches. The hearty grains absorb flavors as they sit in the fridge and don’t get soggy as green salads can. This simple flavor profile is easy to make from pantry ingredients. Tip: Cooling rice properly before storing is important for food safety, so don’t skip the step of spreading the rice […]

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Hummus, Turkey, Avocado Sandwich

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If you love a creamy texture with your turkey sandwich (and really, who doesn’t?), avocado and hummus are an excellent pairing. They provide texture and flavor that takes turkey to the next level.

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Mediterranean Chicken Pita

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Homemade tzatziki elevates this recipe from basic, good sandwich to basic, great sandwich, but if you’re in a hurry, store-bought will do the job.

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Mediterranean Antipasto Tuna Salad

Mediterranean Antipasto Tuna SaladTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

What’s better than tuna with mayo? This recipe: no contest. Tuna’s salty flavor is genius with beans, veggies, and capers. With ingredients this flavorful, any dressing more than a little lemon juice and olive oil would be overkill. Tip: If you want to make this ahead, keep the greens separate until right before you serve.

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pinwheels

Mediterranean Chicken Salad PinwheelsTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

These pinwheels are a fantastic way to serve wraps for kids, or to create a nice appetizer at a party. If what you’re after is a simple, delicious wrap for your own lunch, just skip the slicing and tuck the wrap into a sandwich container to go.

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