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7 Healthy Lunch Salads to Take to Work

The perfect food to fuel your workday.

Barley, Black Bean and Avocado Salad
Barley combined with black beans, tomato, and avocado, adds up to a healthy and delicious midday meal.

Chickpea and Pita Salad
This dish is based on fattoush, the popular salad enjoyed in Lebanon and Syria, and it makes a satisfying main dish that is high in fiber.

Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad With Pineapple Salsa
This salad is a wonderful mélange of tastes. Slices of chicken and sweet potatoes are served on a bed of leafy greens and vegetables, with a chunky pineapple salsa spooned over the top.

Seared Tuna and Bean Salad
Quick seared tuna and beans are a perfectly balanced midday meal.

Watermelon and Feta Salad
In this salad, the salty tang of creamy feta cheese contrasts with pieces of sweet watermelon and juicy golden nectarines. A mix of arugula, endive, and leaf lettuce adds a slightly peppery taste, while the toasted pumpkin seeds give a crunch.

Spinach, Sweet Potato, and Shiitake Salad
Three powerhouse vegetables make up this delicious salad.

Warm Lentil and Roasted Pepper Salad
Lentils fill you up while crunchy vegetables provide a boost of vitamins, minerals and photochemicals.

Reader's Digest
Originally Published in Reader's Digest