Healthy Lunch Ideas

Good healthy lunch ideas are like gold. In the middle of a busy work day, lunch breaks are very much needed. It’s a time to reset, relax, and re-energize to tackle the tasks that lie ahead. Post-pandemic, health, fitness, and lifestyle are at the top of the entire global population’s priorities. At Wizard Athleisure we promote good nutrition by creating content that educates our customers on healthy food choices, and lip-smacking recipes.

 In this article let’s look into some healthy, quick yet tasty lunch recipes. Great healthy lunch recipes are ones that will keep you full and focused throughout the afternoon. But the best healthy lunch ideas taste delicious, too! They add something fun and flavorful to the middle of the workday, making your midday break extra-refreshing and worth looking forward to. Whether you’re prepping a week of lunches for the office or needing a quick meal at home, these tasty lunches are ready in 15 minutes or less.

  • Roasted Mediterranean Shrimp Bowl

This healthy bowl is full of veggies and protein-rich shrimp, perfect for a hearty lunch that’ll keep you full and energized all day.

  • Ingredients
    • riced veggies, or chickpea-based rice
    • 2 pt. grape tomatoes
    • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
    • 1 tbsp. capers chopped
    • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
    • Kosher salt and pepper
    • 1 lb. large peeled and deveined shrimp
    • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
    • 1/4 c. chopped parsley
    • Pickled red onions, cracked green olives, Greek yogurt, and lemon wedges, for serving
  • Directions
    • Heat oven to 400°F. Cook the rice.
    • Toss tomatoes, garlic, and capers with 1 tablespoon of oil and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Roast for 6 minutes.
    • In a bowl, toss shrimp with the remaining tablespoon of oil, then oregano and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Nestle among tomatoes and roast until opaque throughout, 5 to 7 minutes more. Toss with parsley.
    • Serve over rice and top with pickled red onions, olives, and yogurt; serve with lemon wedges if desired.
  • Veggie & Hummus Sandwich

This mile-high vegetable and hummus sandwich makes the perfect heart-healthy vegetarian lunch to go. Mix it up with different flavors of hummus and different types of vegetables depending on your mood.

  • Ingredients
    • 2 slices whole-grain bread
    • 3 tablespoons hummus
    • ¼ avocado, mashed
    • ½ cup mixed salad greens
    • ¼ medium red bell pepper, sliced
    • ¼ cup sliced cucumber
    • ¼ cup shredded carrot
  • Directions
    • Spread one slice of bread with hummus and the other with avocado.
    • Fill the sandwich with greens, bell pepper, cucumber, and carrot.
    • Slice in half and serve.
  • Chopped Veggie Grain Bowls with Turmeric Dressing

These crunchy chopped salad bowls are high in fiber but lower in calories, making them perfect for those following a reduced-calorie diet.

  • Ingredients
    • 2 (8-ounce) packages of cooked quinoa
    • 1 (16-ounce) container of chopped veggie mix
    • 1 (15.5 ounces) can of chickpeas, rinsed
    • 1/2 cup creamy turmeric salad dressing
  • Directions
    • Cook quinoa and transfer to a shallow bowl to cool completely before assembling bowls.
    • Mix the chopped veggies. Top it with quinoa and chickpeas.
    • Toss 3-4 table-spoon of dressing just before serving.
  • Cucumber-Chicken Green Goddess Wrap

This quick and easy wrap rolls up and is ready for a casual, stationary lunch or a meal on the go, with protein from chicken to keep you going. The green goddess dressing is creamy with cheese and avocado and bright from lemon and herbs. Cucumbers and carrots add color and crunch to this healthy, robust whole-wheat wrap.

  • Ingredients
    • 1-ounce cream cheese, at room temperature
    • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice or rice vinegar
    • ⅛ teaspoon salt
    • ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs such as parsley, dill, and/or basil
    • 1 (8-inch) whole-wheat tortilla
    • ¼ cup shredded cooked chicken
    • 2 tablespoons shredded carrot
    • 6 thin slices of cucumber
    • ½ cup mixed salad greens
  • Directions
    • Stir cream cheese, avocado, lemon juice (or vinegar), salt, and pepper together in a small bowl.
    • Add herbs and stir until well blended.
    • Spread the mixture evenly on the tortilla.
    • Top with chicken, carrot, cucumber, and greens, then roll up like a burrito. 

These crazy delicious meals are proof that healthy lunch ideas go way beyond a boring bed of greens. Try these out and do comments us with a few interesting tasty recipes below. 


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