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Tired of the same old lunch options? Keep things quick and easy without compromising on health with these 15 easy and healthy lunch recipes and ideas. Prep the night before for a great lunch on the go.

25 Easy and Healthy Lunch Recipes that can easily be packed and taken to work or school!
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Ohhhhhh lunch. How I have a love-hate relationship with you. To be honest, lunch has kind of become an afterthought for me. I work from home so it’s pretty much whatever I have on hand and admittedly sometimes that results in some less-than-healthy options.

I’ve said it before, but I’m really going to try hard to have some easy and healthy lunch recipes on hand so I don’t deviate to popcorn for lunch. So this post is as much for me as it is for you.

Back in my 9-to-5 days, it sometimes felt like my world revolved around lunch. I packed my lunch every evening, shlepped all 10 tupperwares to the office for what was easily the highlight of my day. And repeat. It was all-consuming and I’m quite certain some of you are facing that today.

Hopefully this post will help you to streamline your lunch routine so you’re not spending 239482304 hours in the kitchen or defaulting to a burrito. On that note, here’s 15 Easy and Healthy Lunch Recipes to keep you full and satisfied all day long!

Easy + Healthy Lunch Ideas


Guacamole Chicken Salad

This Guacamole Chicken Salad is an easy, healthy and delicious lunch recipe. Using pre-made chicken your new favorite sandwich is ready in less that 5 minutes!

cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, parsley and white quinoa mixed together in a brown bowl.

Israeli Quinoa Salad

This Israeli Quinoa Salad makes a healthy salad recipe for lunch or dinner and is filled with flavor and nutrition from quinoa mixed with Israeli salad veggies including cucumber, tomatoes, red onion and parsley.

Get your Mexican fix with this healthy and easy Quinoa Taco Salad. This meal with inspire you to incorporate more plant-based meals into your life that are full of flavor and good-for-you ingredients.

Quinoa Taco Salad

Get your favorite Mexican-inspired flavor with this healthy and easy Quinoa Taco Salad. This meal with inspire you to incorporate more plant-based meals into your life that are full of flavor and good-for-you ingredients.

avocado egg salad on two sandwiches stacked on top of one another.

Avocado Egg Salad

This avocado egg salad recipe is a delicious twist on classic egg salad made with hard boiled eggs, avocado, greek yogurt, veggies and fresh herbs. You won’t miss your boring old egg salad recipe after trying this!

curry chicken salad in a sandwich.

Curry Chicken Salad

Kick up your lunch game with this delicious and easy curry chicken salad. Perfect as a chicken salad sandwich or topped onto a bed of lettuce. This curried chicken salad makes for an easy meal prep lunch recipe or pot luck dish!

Gluten-Free Ramen Noodle Salad

The perfect veggie-filled recipe full of flavour and crunch will make this Gluten-Free Ramen Noodle Salad your new favorite. Using gluten-free ramen noodles and a cilantro-lime dressing, this salad will become a meal staple.

Warm Lentil and Sweet Potato Salad with Goat Cheese, Kale and Balsamic Dressing

Warm Lentil and Sweet Potato Salad

Warm the soul with this Warm Lentil and Sweet Potato Salad with sautéed kale and a delicious balsamic dressing. A

Avocado Tuna Salad

A super easy lunch recipe ready in minutes, this Avocado Tuna Salad recipe will quickly become a lunch staple. Swap the mayo for avocado in this healthy lunch recipe that you and your whole family will enjoy.

Farro Caprese Salad

All you need are 7 simple ingredients to whip up this delicious and flavorful farro caprese salad. A perfect vegetarian grain salad that is filling and satisfying.

Mediterranean Egg Salad

Change up your lunch routine with this healthy and nutritious Mediterranean Egg Salad recipe. It’s lightened-up with greek yogurt and packed full of flavor with olives, sun-dried tomatoes and cucumber. Perfect for lunch on the go!

Buffalo Chicken Salad

This Buffalo Chicken Salad is a simple, easy and healthy lunch recipe made with organic shredded chicken, celery and a zesty paleo buffalo sauce. Perfect in a sandwich or on a celery log, this salad is loved by kids and adults alike!

Curried Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad

A simple lunch recipe ready in minutes with this Curried Chickpea and Avocado Salad. Ditch the mayo and meat and go for this healthy vegan lunch alternative!

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

This simple and fresh Mediterranean Orzo Salad is perfect for a summer potluck or quick weekday lunch. Packed full of veggies and flavor this vegetarian dish is easily meal-prepped and will last all week.

Harvest Grain Salad

A mix of quinoa, veggies, edamame, dried fruit and nuts, this Harvest Grain Salad makes a hearty lunch or dinner recipe for the fall or winter or really…any time of year!

sesame soba noodle recipe in a small dish with metal chopsticks.

Sesame Soba Noodles

Looking for a delicious soba noodle recipe? Much like a stir-fry, these sesame soba noodles are a delicious meal eaten both warm or cold! Packed full of veggies and spice you will come back to this soba noodles recipe time and time again.

Pesto Egg Salad

An easy and healthy lunch that’s great for sandwiches or big potlucks. This Pesto Egg Salad is filled with flavor and nutritious ingredients!

Need more ideas? Be sure to check out my Lunch Recipes page for more inspiration!

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Hi! I'm Davida and welcome to my corner of the internet. I'm a wellness blogger, yoga teacher, certified herbalist, and green beauty lover.

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  1. What a great round-up! I am always looking for new easy and healthy lunch ideas. Thanks for including my link!