This roundup of recipes features 19 healthy lunch recipes that aren't sandwiches. Get out of that sandwich rut and try something new!
19 Healthy Lunch Recipes That Aren’t Sandwiches
It’s easy to get stuck in a rut when packing a lunch every day. If you’re looking for more variety, take a look at this roundup featuring healthy lunch ideas that aren’t sandwiches. There’s something for varying taste buds.
Vegan Pesto Pasta with Beans and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Creamy, delicious, healthy, satisfying vegan pesto pasta is the perfect marriage of comfort food and culinary art that comes together quickly and simply. This dairy-free pesto pasta is flavorful and fast, making it the ideal meal prepping for the week.
Vegan Buddha Bowl with Tempeh and Quinoa
This tempeh power bowl combines plant based protein with healthy vegetables and grains for a satisfying lunch! Switch out the tempeh for anything or leave it off and use any veggies you have on hand!
Pumpkin and Feta Salad
Keep things light, fresh and nutritious for lunch by eating this Pumpkin & Feta Salad. No afternoon slumps!
Cannellini Bean Salad with Tuna
This tuna and cannellini bean salad is a healthy option made from store cupboard ingredients. It takes less than ten minutes to prepare and is perfect for lunch boxes too.
10-Minute Hummus Lunch Wraps
10-Minute Hummus Lunch Wraps! An easy, healthy lunch for busy days. Fill them with any veggies you like!
Israeli Couscous Salad
Vegan couscous salad with spinach and tomatoes. This salad is perfect for making ahead of time and packing in lunches.
Vegetable Orzo Soup
Vegetable Orzo Soup is a tasty and filling soup. Perfect for chilly days, this soup is packed with veggies, spinach, and orzo.
Roasted Veggie Chopped Salad
Toasted veggie chopped salad is a great choice for lunch. Pack it layered inside a mason jar or enjoy in a bowl at home.
Homemade Healthy Pizza Pockets
A healthy homemade pizza pop (pizza pocket) stuffed with Mediterranean flavors like black olive, feta cheese and spinach. It's only 4 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points and a healthy lunch (hot or cold) for the kids' lunch box!
Light Satay Chicken Salad
This delicious Satay Chicken Salad is absolutely packed with flavour! Perfect as a light lunch or served in crunchy lettuce boats to share as an appetizer.
Chicken Vegetable Soup
Chicken Vegetable Soup is a healthy and hearty soup – the perfect meal on a cold winter day. Filled with chicken, green beans, mushrooms, celery, and carrots.
Quinoa and Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing
This quinoa chickpea salad comes together in less than 30 minutes. Quinoa and chickpeas are tossed with fresh cucumbers, crisp bell peppers and crunchy carrots, then drizzled with a light lemon dill dressing. Perfect for meal prep!
Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps
A simple, healthy recipe for light lunches.
Green Lentil Tabbouleh Salad
Healthy and tasty, this Green Lentil Tabbouleh Salad is a nutrient-packed recipe that makes a great lunch and tastes even better the next day. It is naturally vegan, gluten free, and high in protein. Fresh parsley, mint, cucumber, tomato, and lemon juice give this salad a ton of flavor.
Easy Crispy Quinoa Patties
Crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, these Quinoa Patties are perfect for school and desk lunches and are freezer-friendly too! Here’s to parking some healthy Quinoa Patties in the freezer for effortless lunches.
Curry Chicken Salad
This Curry Chicken Salad will be the most flavorful thing you have for lunch. Made healthier with greek yogurt and has pistachios, golden raisins, jalapeño, mango chutney, and more!
Smoked Salmon Spring Rolls
I'm combining two of my favorite things to make these smoked salmon spring rolls - with avocado, romaine, spinach, cucumber, red onion, & capers. You get spring rolls and smoked salmon wrapped up in lunchtime deliciousness.
Easy Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup, easy homemade Mexican inspired soup great for a chilly night or really any time of the year. Full of great healthy flavors and can easily be adapted to your personal taste or made vegetarian or vegan.
Chicken Caesar Lettuce Cups
Chicken Caesar lettuce cups are great for meal planning a quick and easy lunch.
I hope you enjoyed this roundup featuring 19 Healthy Lunch Recipes That Aren’t Sandwiches!
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What a wonderful collection of lunch recipes! I am bookmarking for later and am sharing with my sister!:)
What a great round up! My husband is retiring next month, and I need to start thinking about healthy lunches! This is perfect!
I love a good sandwich, but these non-sandwich lunch ideas are making me hungry. They're great for when sandwiches start to get a bit boring.
This is a great collection of healthy lunches. I lack creativity when it comes to lunch either opting for leftovers , or making a PBJ. I'm excited to work through this list!
Heidy L. McCallum
This was such an awesome find on Pinterest! You have no idea how thrilled I am to come across these healthy lunch recipes. I cannot figure out where I want to start first.
This is such an awesome list of healthy recipes. I love that there are many easy-to-carry lunch ideas that can be made in advance!
I love healthy lunch recipes and these are some great ideas here. After all, sandwiches do get boring if you eat them all the time!