Healthy lunch ideas
Welcome to the ultimate lunch guide! On this page you'll find a variety of healthy lunch ideas ranging from chicken meal prep bowls to delicious soups and salads, plus wraps, sandwiches and tacos. You'll learn what makes up a delicious, healthy lunch you'll want to eat all week long as well as how to prep ahead so you can stay organized during the week and ensure that you're eating healthy. Find all the best lunch ideas below!
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Healthy meal prep bowls
Sandwiches & wraps
Tips for making the best lunches
Make a plan
Meal planning is the best way I stay on track with lunch ideas. I will usually fill in what I plan to make for lunch in a meal planner and then make one or two lunch recipes for the week in advance. To incorporate even more variety, I plan to eat leftovers from dinner a couple times a week too!
Pick easy ideas
The best way to stick to lunch meal prep is to not overdo it. Choose a recipe that's easy to make & comes together in less than an hour from start to finish. The last thing you want to do is waste a whole day in your kitchen; it will feel like a huge burden and will be unsustainable in the long run.
Minimize the mess
As with picking an easy idea for your weekly lunches, choose recipes that will also save you time and mess in the kitchen. I usually whip up a one pot or sheet pan recipe because they cook in/on one dish, which minimizes clean up. The less dishes you have to do, the more motivated you'll be!
Salads for lunch
The best healthy lunch ideas for work
Meal prep saves you time, money and stress, and it's a great way to get organized and live a healthy lifestyle for the long term! If you're looking for more creative fun lunches then you need to check out these Healthy Meal Prep Lunch Ideas for Work. They are the perfect way to stay on track with your weekly meal planning – this post is filled with meal prep bowls, salads, soups and more that are creative, delicious ways to stay organized during busy work weeks.
My most popular lunch recipes
This chicken burrito recipe is like a Mucho Burrito copy cat, with delicious pulled chicken, pinto beans, salsa & sauteed peppers! What goes in a
These Tuna Steak Poke Bowls are a delicious twist on the popular restaurant dish – this recipe includes fun and unusual toppings to switch it up!
These Sheet Pan Pesto Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a delicious low carb lunch idea that comes together in 30 minutes! Ingredients and substitutions
These Meal Prep Buffalo Chicken Wraps are a delicious and easy lunch idea – pack them bento box style for your work week or school
These Spiralized Zucchini Chicken Noodle Soup Jars are a perfect low-carb meal prep idea. Just add boiling water, microwave and enjoy! Ingredients and substitutions
This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken is a healthy, low carb dinner idea – it comes together on one pan in 30 minutes and is great
These Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos are a healthier version of the Bonefish Grill favourite – you're gonna have these tacos on repeat, trust me! Ingredients
This Meal Prep Skinny Taco Bake is a delicious and healthier take on a taco dinner filled with ground turkey, sweet potatoes and bell peppers.
This 30-Minute Italian Chicken Skillet is a delicious and low-calorie meal that’s great for meal prep – all you need is one pan! Ingredients and
These Sheet Pan Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Dressing are a delicious vegan lunch idea that can be made almost all on one pan! Ingredients
This Easy Cashew Chicken Stir Fry is better than takeout and great for meal prep. Plus, the sauce is made using mostly pantry staples! Ingredients