Lunch Ideas

Mix up your midday routine with produce-packed salads, bento box ideas, ingredient guides and more. Whether you're looking for a new sandwich recipe or back-to-school ideas, get inspired here. Looking for lunch on-the-go? Check out your Whole Foods Market store for a selection of ready-made sandwiches, salads, sushi and more.

5 Sandwiches You’ll Actually Want to Eat for Lunch

Upgrade lunch with these easy sandwiches featuring lunch meat, fresh produce and flavorful spreads.

Sonoma Chicken Salad

Recipe: Sonoma Chicken Salad

This chicken salad is a classic Whole Foods Market recipe. In each bite, you get tender chicken breast, crunchy pecans and sweet grapes.

4 Bento Box Ideas to Brighten Up Your Lunch

Because the answer to the question “what’s for lunch?” doesn’t have to be “just a sandwich.”

Our Best No-Stress Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

We know that packing lunches can stress parents out, so we're sharing some of our go-to lunches and favorite products.

6 Types of Canned Fish You Should Try

Canned seafood is far more than just tuna. From yellowtail to wild sockeye salmon, check out these delicious varieties from our stores.

Lunchbox Quesadilla

Recipe: Lunchbox Quesadilla

Prepare this easy make-ahead lunch in one pan and customize the ingredients depending on what you have on hand.


Recipe: Mediterranean Tuna Salad

To serve, slice a 9-inch round focaccia in half horizontally, fill it with the tuna, and press a plate down on top of the round bread.

Recipe: Pasta with Brie, Basil and Tomatoes

This pasta dish uses rich, creamy brie to make the summery combination of tomatoes and basil even better.

7 Ways to Build a Better Bento Box

Get our secrets on how to build a better bento box (they're not just for kids, you know!), plus recipes to get you started.