We’re always looking to make meal prep easier. These healthy lunch ideas for weight loss are easy meals for school or work! While they can help you lose weight, they definitely aren’t cardboard diet food either. We’ve put together delicious, lunch ideas you and your family will love!
All of the healthy lunch ideas for weight loss are simple to make for work or school. We kept the recipes free of smelly foods and kept the prep time under 30 minutes!
While we’re not recipe-wizards, we are in an amazing community of amazing cooks! Most of these recipes come from busy moms and have been family-approved! So get ready to dig in!
Also most of the healthy lunch ideas are also gluten-free, low-carb, and fit into the 2B Mindset. The only exceptions may be in the sandwiches and wraps section.
What is the healthiest thing you can eat for lunch?
The healthiest thing you could eat for lunch is a meal rich in lean protein, healthy fats, and fiber. This will help you stay full and satisfied! We like to reach for whole foods like tuna fish or chicken on top of fresh vegetables topped with olive oil.
Below are several healthy options to enjoy for lunch while you’re on your weight loss journey!
Healthy Lunch Ideas For Weight Loss at School or Work
These healthy lunch ideas for weight loss are easy meals for school or work! While they can help you lose weight, they definitely aren't cardboard diet food either. We've put together delicious, lunch ideas you and your family will love!
Our Paleo Strawberry Spinach Salad with Walnuts and Rotisserie Chicken packs summer into a mason jar! It’s gluten-free and Whole 30 friendly! We love how quick, simple, and healthy this lunch is to meal prep!
This Mexican garden chicken salad recipe with a cilantro citrus vinaigrette is basically a fiesta in a bowl. Diced chicken breast, charred corn, avocado, tomato, and cotija cheese, makes this Mexican chicken salad a lunch/dinner favorite.
Instant Pot Brown Rice And Vegetables. How to cook delicious instant pot brown rice and veggies at the same time in your electric pressure cooker. A quick prep, healthy, one pot vegan instant pot lunch or dinner, that is perfect for make ahead work lunches.
A great one-pot recipe with lots of flavors and perfect fluffy rice. A quick, healthy meal you can make ahead! This Instant Pot Mushroom Rice pilaf is a cozy alternative to boring sandwiches for lunch and is delicious even the next day. A dish the whole family will enjoy!
Are you looking for a family friendly dinner recipe that you can feel good about? Try this Asian Chicken Salad! Crunchy Napa cabbage is combined with crisp veggies, aromatic herbs, and tender chicken, then topped with a sweet and spicy Sriracha dressing.
Easy chicken salad filled with tender chicken, dried cranberries, walnuts, apples, celery, dill, and parsley. For a healthier option, you can use Greek yogurt in the dressing and serve the chicken salad on lettuce instead of bread.
The perfect lunch idea or even for a quick weeknight dinner, jackfruit cooked in your favorite barbecue sauce and served with avocado, tomato, lettuce, red onion and garlic aioli sauce wrapped in a gluten-free vegan tortilla.
An easy chicken wrap recipe you can throw together in just 15 minutes for a quick & healthy dinner or lunch. Featuring simple ingredients like shredded chicken, hummus, chopped fresh veggies, a homemade red wine vinaigrette, and crumbled cheese all piled onto a piece of soft & chewy naan bread.
These Plant Based Roasted Chickpea Cauliflower Sandwiches are an easy vegetarian meal option. The roasted chickpeas give a satisfying crunch and extra flavor and you can add any veggies you have on hand.
These roast beef gyros with tzatziki sauce are the best way to use up leftover roast beef! Filled with all your favorite Greek flavors and smothered with tangy creamy tzatziki, these gyros take mere minutes to assemble.
Our delicious Keto Chicken Soup recipe is a hearty, warm comfort food to enjoy all season long! It’s low-carb, paleo-friendly, dairy free, grain free, and gluten free, and your kids are sure to love it, too!
This easy turkey chili crock pot recipe is one of our go-to dinners! It’s super quick to throw into the crockpot, and it’s always a family favorite! Plus, you can top it with a little avocado, greek yogurt, or hot sauce to customize it!
That wraps up a few of our favorite healthy lunches! Make sure to pin these ideas to Pinterest to make it easy to meal prep later!
Our Favorite Lunch Packing Hacks
We know packing a lunch takes time, energy and remembering to grab it on the go!
Here are a few of our favorite lunch boxes and containers!
These Sugar-Free Desserts are the perfect finishing touch if you’re sending your kiddos to school with one of the healthy lunches listed above! One of our favorites?? These chocolate-peanut butter cookies! They don’t even have to be baked!
If you or your family has a food allergy, these Whole 30 Snacks are perfect for you! We sorted them by sweet and salty too so you can find the perfect one for whatever you’re craving!
You’ve probably heard of the 21 Day Fix or seen the little portion control containers by now. With that said these healthy, easy 21 Day Fix Recipes are perfect for anybody!
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