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Right here you will find easy and delicious lunch recipes.  You choose a dish suggestion that works for you, and then add the suggested side, salad, and even a terrific dessert.  Good eating!


Lunch Time Weekly Planner with Easy Lunch Recipes and Menu Ideas

Each weekly menu includes Beverage and Dessert recipes...

  • WEEK 1 Lunch Time Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Caesar Tortellini Salad, Baked Taco Sandwich, Fire-Roasted Tomato Basil Soup, Bacon Southwest Ranch Cheeseburgers, and Chili With Peppers & Posole.

  • WEEK 2 Lunch Time Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Dominique's Pepperoni Rolls, Chicken Noodle Soup, 101 Chicken Salad Sandwich, Asian Chicken Salad, and All-American Grilled Sandwich.

  • WEEK 3 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Double Dipper Egg Lunch, Dippy Chicken Lunch, California Spud Lunch, Chicken Lickin' Lunch Combo, and Pizza Dumbbell Lunch Combo.

  • WEEK 4 - Recipes & Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Crabby Salad, Crossword Puzzle Soup, Make-Ahead Grilled Cheese and Salsa, Open-Faced Canadian Bacon and Provolone Sandwiches, and Santa Fe Nacho Pizzas.

  • WEEK 5 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Asparagus and Tomato Pasta Salad, Bacon and Tomato Frittata, Grilled Italian Panini, Ground Beef Reuben Melts, and Antipasto Focaccia Sandwich Wedges.

  • WEEK 6 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Warm Potato and Sage Sausage Salad, Barbecue Beef Sandwich, Mom's Kitchen Four Cheese Pasta, Nacho Burgers, and Southwest Beef Stew.

  • WEEK 7 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: 15-Minute Albondigas; Alan's Chicken Salad; 25-Minute Beef Chili; Alan's Ultimate Chicken-Pasta Salad; and Wild West Sandwiches.

  • WEEK 8 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Chicken Ranch Pitas; Sausage, Tomato and Tortellini Soup; Backyard Chili Dogs; Chopped BBQ Chicken Salad; and Alan's Egg Salad Sandwich.

  • WEEK 9 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Sizzlin' Sausage Melt; Mandarin Chicken Salad; Thai Style Sausage Soup; Italian Style Artichoke, Tomato and Sausage Salad; Bagels and Orange-Cream Cheese.

  • WEEK 10 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Artichoke & Turkey Country Salad; Amy's Endless Summer; Banana Chicken Salad; Apple and Chicken Sandwiches; and Mandarin Chicken Salad.

  • WEEK 11 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Alfredo BroccolI Soup; Alfredo Scallops Soup in Herbed Bread Bowls; Baked Bean Soup; Charleston Harbor Oriental Soup; and El Paso Taco Soup.

  • WEEK 12  Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Artichoke Antipasto Hoagie; Asian Beef & Broccoli Slaw Wrap; Chicago Chicken Sub; A Good Hot Sandwich; and Barbecue Crab Sandwich.

  • WEEK 13 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Barbecue Sloppy Joes Sandwich; Dominique's Pepperoni Roll; Aloha Citrus Chicken Salad; Cheese & Soft Pretzel Sandwich; and Bridgeport Country Club Sandwich.

  • WEEK 14 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Country Chicken Sandwiches with Maple-Mustard Spread, Deep-Dish Chicken Pie, Turkey Salad Sandwiches, Caribbean Chicken and Black Bean Salad, and Baked Turkey, Cheddar and Bacon Sandwich.

  • WEEK 15 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Chicken and Biscuit, Chicken Casserole with Broccoli, Chili Corn Muffin Casserole, Corn Bread Salad, and Corny Bean Dogs.

  • WEEK 16 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Bacon & Baked Potato Soup, Chicken, Cranberry, Feta & Toasted Walnut Salad, Hearty Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Grilled Turkey Club Sandwich, and
    Quick & Creamy Chicken Stew.

  • WEEK 17 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Asian Chicken and Orange Salad, Chicken and Black Bean Salad, Santa Fe Nectarine Salad, Quick Italian Soup, and Turkey Cucumber Dill Sandwiches with Easy Cheesy Vegetable Soup.

  • WEEK 18 Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Baked Taco Sandwich, Maui Hamburger Stew, Alan's Chicken Salad Sandwich, Bridgeport Country Club Sandwich, and Carolina Macaroni Salad.

  • WEEK 19 - Menu Planner
    Recipes include: Pizza Hero Sandwich, Spanish Grilled Burgers, Brats With Spicy Sauerkraut, Herbed Tomato Soup, and Apricot Couscous Chicken Salad.

  • Hopalong Cassidy Lunch Box Weekly Menu
    Recipes include: Spicy Barbecue Pizza, Zesty Meatball Sandwich, Quick Southwest Chili, Creole Chicken Salad Sandwich, and Classic Layered Salad.

  • Rocky and Bullwinkle Lunch Box Weekly Menu
    Recipes include: Rocky's Corn Muffin Chili, Bullwinkle's Toasted Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches with Cream Cheese, Boris Badenov's Ruben Sandwich, Natasha Fatale's Chicken-Pasta Salad, and Ward's Green Chile Stew with Pork.

  • WEEK 22 Weekly Lunch Menu
    Recipes include: Mandarin Chicken Salad, Open-Faced Summer Tomato Sandwiches, Peanut Soup, Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas, and Makawao Chicken Chili.

  • WEEK 23 Weekly Lunch Menu
    Recipes include: Artichoke Antipasto Hoagie, Easy Pasta Salad with Asparagus, SPAM Monte Cristo Sandwich, Beef & Black Bean Chili, and Tuna Melt Sandwich.

  • WEEK 24: Weekly Lunch Menu
    Recipes include: Lunchbox Surprise Sandwich, Curried Chicken Stew, Lunchbox Swiss ‘n Ham Sandwich, Cheese & Turkey Salad, and Lunchtime Bagelwich.

  • WEEK 25: Lunch Weekly Menu
    Recipes include: Sausage & Black Bean Soup, Sausage Sliders with Cran-Apple Slaw, Sausage-Corn Chili, Sausage Sloppy Joes, and Hearty Sausage and Potato Soup.

  • Week 26: Lunch Weekly Menu
    Recipes include: Mac & Cheese Hot Dog Skillet, Double-Stacked Oven Grinder, Fast and Fantastic Black Bean Soup, Bruschetta-Style Grilled Cheese Sandwich, and Tuna-Topped Chopped Salad-to-Go.

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Did u know…?
… that in English-speaking countries during the eighteenth century, lunch was originally called "dinner"— a word still used regularly to mean a noontime meal in Scotland, Ireland, Wales and some parts of England, and also in some parts of Canada and the United States.

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