85 healthy lunch ideas that are perfect for on the go for work, packed in a school lunch, or a low-key day working from home.
It can be hard to find healthy lunch options that are easy and quick to make but are still healthier than your typical packed lunch.
I’ve put together a list of healthy lunches that I love eating for work for adults, but the kids can bring to school as well!
They’re healthy things to eat from turkey, wraps, salads, and so much more! Best of all some are even so cheap to make! A lot of these healthy recipes work great for meal prep and ingredients can be used later in the week for more delicious lunches!
You can use these healthy lunch ideas for weight loss, but be sure to check with your doctor or nutritionist on the best foods for your certain diet as each person is different.
Take a look through this big list of healthy lunch ideas that will be a staple in your meal prep for packed lunches.
Grilled corn, crunchy cucumbers, buttery avocado, tomatoes, chickpeas, and big blocks of feta cheese are topped with tons of fresh herbs and a warm honey shallot vinaigrette that's to die for. This makes the perfect lunch to fill you with energy for the rest of the day.
Protein Snack Packs filled with hard-boiled eggs, almonds, hummus, and crunchy veggies. An easy and delicious lunchtime meal-prep solution perfect for any protein lover, these fantastic little protein snack packs are perfect for school lunches, post-workout snacks, or picnics in the park
This Quick and Healthy Mediterranean Dip recipe is fresh, delicious, and light, you won’t be able to get enough. If you love hummus, feta and fresh crunchy vegetables, this dip makes a perfect lunch or snack.
Grilled Green Goddess Wraps are full of green goodness and nutrition with a lima bean spread, broccoli, and hearts of palm! Gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan, these wraps are a healthy recipe that's school or work friendly and freezable!
Creamy vegetable cream cheese rollups are packed full of delicious herbs, cheese and vegetables all rolled up in a tortilla. These yummy bites are full of creamy ranch flavor and are perfect for a party appetizer or for an easy cold lunch.
This simple and delicious Mason Jar Keto Greek Salad is a perfect grab and go meal to stay on track, even on busy days! This easy make-ahead lunch recipe will make sure that you’re getting lots of delicious and healthy vegetables in your diet too!
This simple White Bean Caprese Salad is a delicious take on the traditional Italian caprese salad. Tomatoes, basil and mozzarella are mixed with white cannellini beans to make a flavour and protein packed salad that takes less than 10 minutes to make.
Tuna melts are good but a tuna melt with avocado is better! This healthy and easy to make dish is great for a nutritious meal when you are short on time! The whole meal comes together in less than 10 minutes and is satisfyingly cheesy and delicious!
This Chicken and Quinoa Salad is a meal that the whole family will enjoy. Chicken, quinoa, crunchy celery, spring onions and avocado are tossed in a bowl with a creamy, healthy salad dressing made with plain yogurt. It is a meal that is ideal for lunch.
An awesome and delicious Southwest Salad! With smoky, spicy chicken, crunchy greens, avocado, black beans, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, pepper jack cheese, and a cool, creamy and zesty cilantro lime dressing, you will be making this entrée salad over and over again.
Learn how easy it is to make the BEST Cobb Salad with a delicious Honey Mustard Vinaigrette! This impressive salad is perfect as a side salad but so filling and protein-packed it works as a main meal too!
Israeli Couscous Cucumber Salad is your new favorite summer salad! It's bright and light with fresh herbs, and fresh summer garden vegetables. The Israeli couscous also makes it hearty enough for lunch and the perfect summer side!
This 10-Minute Crispy Chickpea Toast with Avocado and Yogurt Sauce is easily the highlight of my day with toasted sourdough, crispy spiced chickpeas, and buttery avocado with a creamy yogurt sauce and spicy radish.
This Egg Roll in a Bowl recipe has all the flavors of an egg roll without the wrapper! You can make it in only 20 minutes with a simple mix of coleslaw, ground turkey (or pork), and a tasty homemade sauce.
Made with a hefty amount of nutritious and wholesome ingredients, this Colorful Farro Salad is delicious! Nothing is more refreshing and nutritious than a big grain salad – you have your grain, your vegetables, and your protein from the beans all in one bowl.
This Healthy Avocado Toast with Smoked Salmon is a luxuriously delicious way to fuel up for a busy afternoon! Ready in just minutes, it’s bursting with fresh and satisfying flavors, and a tantalizing range of textures!
This Sriracha Aioli Poke Bowl with Salmon and veggies is quick, easy and incredibly delicious. Packed with protein and flavor, poke bowls make an exciting, healthy lunch or dinner you'll really look forward to!
Shredded grilled chicken breast is piled on a bed of lettuce with other assorted vegetables in this Easy Grilled Chicken Salad. This is a refreshing summer salad which you can enjoy as a complete meal.
Cuban-Style Tuna Meal Prep Bowls are gluten-free, paleo, and perfect for a well-rounded lunch! With plantain chips, fresh veggies, jalapeño, tuna, and a zesty dairy-free yogurt, you’ll be powering through that midday slump.
Sweet Potato Feta Salad is the ultimate warming salad - peppery, salty & crunchy, with a Lemon Tahini Dressing you will want to have by the spoonful. This quick & easy salad is great as a side or main course, and perfect for your lunchbox.
This Kale Salmon salad is deliciously refreshing and filling with fennel, parsley, mozzarella cheese, wild-caught (canned) salmon. Everything is tossed in an easy-to-make homemade orange dressing—a healthy lunch that won't disappoint!