15 Make-Ahead Lunches That’ll Be the Envy of the Office

I have great respect for Sunday preppers—people who divide big batches of vegetables, protein, and grains into perfect lunchtime portions a week at a time. But as much as I love the idea of using one day to take care of multiple meals, my commitment-phobic heart says “nah.” Instead, I lean on two to three […]

15-Minute Peanutty Noodles You’ll Want to Put on Repeat

Mark Bittman is not a fan of cold pasta salads. “Ice-cold noodles are starchy and often mushy—not the best combination of textures,” he told me in an email. “And chilled sauces are never as flavorful as when they’re at room temperature.” But in true Bittman fashion, he’s found a brilliant workaround. “It’s a fact that […]

A 10-Minute Make-Ahead Salad That’s All About the Cheese

We’re partnering with California goat cheese maker Cypress Grove to show you all the ways you can enjoy goat cheese at every meal, from a loaded-up cheese board for dinner (yes, dinner!) to this cheesy broccoli salad that’s perfect for lunch. My boyfriend Nate and I have always appreciated a good cheese salad. Yes, cheese […]

9 Make-Ahead Salads & Sandwiches That Travel Like a Dream

A packable, portable lunch is king of warm weather, in my book. Leave the house at 8 a.m. with a salad or sandwich you can tote around reliably for hours, and your day’s possibilities are endless. Impromptu park picnic to celebrate sun? No problem. Road trip upstate? Sure, and no need to stop for a […]