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Why does it seem so hard to find lunch in the summer? Seems like in the winter, leftovers abound. But in the summer we tend to eat very fresh foods and usually end up making just what we can eat in the evening so there isn’t anything leftover the next day! Here’s some lunch inspiration for you for the summer. Bookmark this post so you can come back to it when you need an idea!
25 Healthy Lunch Ideas
7. Whole Wheat Pizza Roll Ups
8. Birdie in a Blossom Tree
9. Quinoa Bowl
10. Hummus and Pitas
11. BBQ Cheddar Chicken Fingers
12. Vegan Pesto Pasta Salad
13. Egg Salad
14. Easy Tuna Cucumber Pita Pockets
15. Homemade Sushi
16. Homemade Chicken Nuggets
17. Grilled Portabella Sandwich
18. Avocado Chicken Salad
19. Crispy Salmon Cakes
20. Gluten Free Sandwiches
21. Chopped Salad in a Jar
22. Butterfly Bento Lunch
23. Grilled Mac & Cheese Sandwiches
24. Mini Mushroom Burgers
25. Easy Refried Beans
Now along with these ideas you might also want some Healthy Snack Ideas. We have those too! Everything from Healthy Fruit Snacks to Fruit Juice Gelatin. Another great way to use both of these lists is to plan your monthly or weekly meal plans around them. (Why is it that breakfast, lunches, and snacks are the hardest parts of a meal plan to plan?)
Some other super easy lunch ideas are:
- Chef Salads
- Unwichs (Sandwichs made with lettuce)
- Chicken Salad
- Loaded Nachos
- Loaded Baked Potatoes
- Fried Rice
There are so many more simple things I could keep going! I’m one of those people that will take the fastest, easiest thing I can find for lunch, no need to make anything special for me! So my real challenge is weekends when my husband is home and wants to have something other than his regular sandwich for lunch.
What are you favorite healthy lunch ideas? What’s your favorite easy lunch idea?