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High-Protein, Low-Calorie Lunch Recipes (Slide 4)

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This simple but substantial main-course salad gets its goodness from smoky skillet-blackened tomatoes and a dressing prepared right in the pan—maximizing all the flavor from the tomatoes.

Recipe: Chicken, Charred Tomato & Broccoli Salad

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Egg Salad Sandwiches with Watercress

Egg Salad Sandwiches with W…

Watercress, a cruciferous vegetable, adds a zesty note—and welcome phytonutrients—to this enligh…View slide
Curried Chicken Pitas

Curried Chicken Pitas

Cranberries and pear are sweet counterpoints in this tangy curried chicken salad. Toasted sliced alm…View slide
Salmon Salad Sandwich

Salmon Salad Sandwich

Salmon salad served on tangy pumpernickel bread makes for an easy dinner—a double batch will give …View slide
Chicken, Charred Tomato & Broccoli Salad

Chicken, Charred Tomato & B…

This simple but substantial main-course salad gets its goodness from smoky skillet-blackened tomatoe…View slide
Turkey, Corn & Sun-Dried Tomato Wraps

Turkey, Corn & Sun-Dried To…

Fresh corn kernels, tomatoes and lettuce fill these hearty turkey wraps. This wrap is great for picn…View slide
Tomato & Provolone Sandwiches

Tomato & Provolone Sandwiches

There’s something magical about a simple bread-and-tomato sandwich, but this one is even better to…View slide
Crab Roll

Crab Roll

This healthier take on a lobster roll uses crab because it’s usually easier (and less expensive) t…View slide
Chicken & White Bean Salad

Chicken & White Bean Salad

Zucchini and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch. We like serving it over a bed of…View slide
Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad

Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad

Reduced-fat sour cream and mayo make a sumptuous, creamy dressing for a considerably lightened take …View slide
Peanut Tofu Wrap

Peanut Tofu Wrap

Baked tofu tossed with storebought Thai peanut sauce makes a quick and healthy sandwich filling. Fin…View slide
Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps

Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce…

Based on a popular Chinese dish, these fun wraps also make appealing appetizers for entertaining. Ma…View slide
The EatingWell Cobb Salad

The EatingWell Cobb Salad

This Cobb salad is true to the original with all the good stuff—chicken, eggs, bacon, avocado and …View slide
Mediterranean Tuna Panini

Mediterranean Tuna Panini

For a great sandwich filling, spike canned tuna with salty olives and capers, bright lemon juice and…View slide
Curried Red Lentil Soup

Curried Red Lentil Soup

This soup is inspired by the Indian side dish dal; the Hindi word means “split” and refers to th…View slide
Indian-Spiced Chicken Pitas

Indian-Spiced Chicken Pitas

Make a perfect summer supper: grill spice-rubbed chicken breasts and tuck them into whole-wheat pita…View slide
Crispy Turkey Tostadas

Crispy Turkey Tostadas

Shredded leftover turkey tops homemade tostadas in this Tex-Mex favorite. Making your own tostada sh…View slide
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Our Grilled Chicken Caesar is far lighter, and just as good, as the popular full-fat version.…View slide
Vegetable Lover's Chicken Soup

Vegetable Lover's Chicken Soup

Classic comfort food is yours, in just slightly more than half an hour. Serve with some crusty whole…View slide
Tuna Melt

Tuna Melt

In this updated tuna melt recipe, we go light on the mayo and top it with fresh tomato slices and sh…View slide
Pizza Roll-Up Bento Lunch

Pizza Roll-Up Bento Lunch

This easy pizza-inspired roll-up is a kid-pleaser. Make crunchy vegetables more appealing by selecti…View slide
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