Need to fuel your body in the middle of a busy work day? These office lunch ideas are here to save the day! These are easy recipes to prepare and make ahead yet filling and nutritious to fuel you for the rest of the work day.
Croque Madame Sandwich
This sandwich is the perfect simple and impressive brunch recipe. The Croque Madame takes a normal ham and cheese sandwich up a notch by including bechamel sauce and an over easy egg to top it all off.
French Bread Pizza
Crispy, cheesy and so so easy to make!
Get the recipe from Sustainable Cooks: French Bread Pizza
This Stovetop Frittata is a quick, easy & delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner. Loaded with flavor from Feta cheese, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes & basil it's a perfect meal for 1 or 2 persons. Delicious served both hot and cold!
Get the recipe from always use butter: Stovetop Frittata
Black Lentil Salad with Feta
This Mediterranean Black Lentil Salad with Feta is bursting with flavor! Easy to make, a great source of protein, and meal prep friendly for dinners or lunches. Features healthy lentils, creamy feta, crisp veggies, and a simple vinaigrette. (Gluten Free, Vegan option) Get the recipe.
Sundried Tomato Pasta with Chicken
Make this flavor packed Sundried Tomato Pasta with Chicken in just 20 minutes for a deliciously simple weeknight meal. This super creamy sauce boasts delicious flavors from crème fraîche, sun-dried tomatoes and dried herbs.
Go to recipe: Sundried Tomato Pasta with Chicken
Greek Pasta Salad
A bright, light, refreshing Easy Greek Pasta Salad full of fresh vegetables and topped with a tasty dressing- a perfect summer salad. The simplicity of this salad is incredible, and the taste is amazing.
A breakfast favorite and a fancy pie had a baby... and it's DELICIOUS!
Get the recipe from Sustainable Cooks: Hashbrown Quiche
Sweet Potato & Feta Cheese Salad
This Sweet Potato Feta Salad is the ultimate lunch 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.
Get the recipe from always use butter:Roasted Sweet Potato Feta Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing
Grilled Veggie Pasta
This veggie pasta dish made from red lentil noodles is the perfect base for a grilled vegetables pasta dinner. Mixed with a simple vegan butter sauce and herbs, this pasta is a fun recipe to make for weeknight dinner.
Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad
This chicken pesto pasta salad recipe is perfect for summer. This healthy, simple salad that is quick to prepare and perfect for a BBQ! Get the recipe from Nutmeg & Vinegar.
Miso Veggie Soup in a Jar
This Miso Veggie Soup is the DIY instant soup recipe you've been waiting for! Just stuff shredded veggies into a jar with miso paste and seasonings, add boiling water, and wait 10 minutes. That's it! You've got delicious vegan miso soup! Perfect for meal prep, packed lunches, and make-ahead meals.
Get the recipe: Miso Veggie Soup in a Jar
Everyone loves these wraps - kids and foodies alike! Halloumi cheese, pesto and crunchy walnuts are what make them special.
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Vegetarian Ceasar Salad
A delicious vegetarian version of the lunch classic.
Get the recipe from Hey Nutrition Lady: Vegetarian Caesar Salad
A heartier version of the classic caprese salad - with lots of spinach, cashews, and a delicious vinaigrette.
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Sweetheart Cabbage Salad with Gyoza Chickpeas
With just 15 minutes of active cooking you can make this delicious sweetheart cabbage salad that's sure to win over any salad hater. Spinach, sweetheart cabbage and the most flavorful chickpeas are topped with a good amount of Parmesan cheese to turn this salad into a feast - healthy, delicious and easy to make.
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Cold Soba Noodle Salad
This cold noodle salad is perfect to bring along for lunch - add a protein of your choice, or have it just as it is.
Get the recipe from Sustainable Cooks: Cold Soba Noodle Salad
Spicy Southwest Salad
Chicken is marinated in honey, fresh lime juice, and seasonings, then grilled to perfection is already delicious. Placed on atop a bed of lettuce, avocado, fresh vegetables, and smothered in homemade spicy ranch dressing, this is a salad you just cant't beat! Get the recipe.
Homemade - or store bought - tapenade is the star of this show, topped with Feta cheese & spicy jalapeños.
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Vietnamese Beef Noodle Salad
Vietnamese beef noodle salad (bun bo xao) is packed with fresh herbs, flavorful beef, and refreshing lime fish sauce dressing. It takes only 30 minutes to make, and you can enjoy it either as a main or side dish. Get the recipe.
Southwest Salad with Honey Chipotle Chicken
This Southwest Salad is loaded with black beans, corn, avocado and smoky, spicy honey chipotle chicken, drizzled in a tangy cilantro lime dressing. A hearty main dish salad that fresh, full of bold flavor and easy to make! Get the recipe.
Lunch doesn't get much quicker than this! Top sourdough bread with herbed ricotta cheese, and anything else you desire.
Get the recipe from Hey Nutrition Lady: Ricotta Toast
Caprese Pasta Salad
Caprese Pasta Salad is an easy and delicious summer salad full of fresh ingredients! A tangy balsamic dressing ties the fresh tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and tender pasta together for the perfect side dish to any potluck or BBQ. Get the recipe.
Veggie Burger Bowl
Have your burger and be healthy too! This burger bowl is heavy on the veggies, and the flavor.
Get the recipe from Hey Nutrition Lady: Veggie Burger Bowl
Tuna Pasta Salad
Tuna pasta salad is packed with veggies and fresh flavors. This tuna noodle salad calls for no mayo, which makes it a great, low calorie dish perfect for sharing. Get the recipe.
Healthy Chicken Salad
A healthier version of your favorite creamy salad, perfect to serve in a lunch sandwich.
Get the recipe from Sustainable Cooks: Healthy Chicken Salad
Pesto Chicken Quinoa Bowl
This Pesto Chicken Quinoa Bowl is a quick and easy weeknight meal. It's ready in less than 30 minutes and is filled with all those delicious summer flavors. Get the recipe.
Chickpea Mason Jar Salad
How's this for a perfect bring-along-lunch?
Get the recipe from Hey Nutrition Lady: Chickpea Mason Jar Salad
Strawberry Balsamic Tofu Pasta Salad
As the warm weather settles in, there's nothing better than this Strawberry Balsamic Vegan Tofu Pasta Salad with vibrant, juicy strawberries, marinated balsamic tofu, fresh spinach & basil, and creamy feta cheese. Enjoy this as a side dish for a picnic, BBQ, or weeknight main dinner! Get the recipe.
Chickpea Salad Sandwich
A great salad to bring along for a packed lunch!
Get the recipe from Hey Nutrition Lady: Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Orzo Pesto Salad
This orzo pesto salad recipe is packed with veggies, fresh mozzarella, and tossed in homemade nut-free basil pesto. Serve it for dinner, lunch, or as a side for a summer cookout! Get the recipe.