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65 Healthy Easy Lunch Ideas

You’ve finally found the list where healthy food doesn’t mean boring food. These healthy lunch ideas are flavorful and easy to make – all taking less than 10 minutes when you use some simple leftovers!

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Collage of healthy lunches (taco salad, broccoli salad, and veggie pinwheels)

Healthy Lunch Ideas for on the go!

These are hands down the best healthy lunch ideas out there. I’m talking downright good food that you’ll actually want to make.

I have more than 2 months of recipes to choose from! They all pack right in your lunch box for work and can be eaten cold or warmed.

And we’re all about easy recipes here, so these lunches are easy to make even when you’re tight on time.

Love these recipes? Check out our list of Easy Cold Lunch Ideas too!

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65 Healthy Lunch Ideas

Samantha Erb
85 deliciously easy healthy lunch ideas that are perfect for work, on the go, and more including this broccoli salad recipe.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 421 kcal


Dressing Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup mayo use low-fat*
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper

Salad Ingredients

  • 6 cups broccoli pieces chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • cup bacon bits or crumbled bacon can omit for less fat
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup red onion finely chopped


  • In a small bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper until well mixed and set aside.
  • In a large bowl add the broccoli florets, bacon bits, cheddar cheese,
    sunflower seeds, and red onion then pour dressing on top and mix well.
  • Keep in the fridge until serving.


*switch the mayo out for greek yogurt to make this dish even healthier!


Serving: 1gCalories: 421kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 14gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 25gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 1140mgFiber: 7gSugar: 6g
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I’ve always had a love of cooking and creating new recipes, so it only made sense to create a food blog so I could share those recipes with you. This site is designed to provide easy and flavorful recipes with as little ingredients as possible. That means you still get great flavor combinations without all that extra time and effort. Read more...

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