Healthy Lunch: Lunch Ideas from Our Facebook Fans
Healthy Lunch Idea: Colorful Feast
"My fountain of youth in bowl: black and brown rice with black beans and portobello mushroom. Served over top is sauteed red cabbage, kale, and leeks (in organic virgin coconut oil) and topped with roasted beets, parsnips and whole garlic."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Bison Burger
"Protein style Bison Burger with steamed broccoli."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Scrambled Eggs
"I had a really busy day, so lunch was very basic. Lightly sauteed ramps (in walnut oil- I feel better not eating dairy/butter- ramps are a local, wild herb- like a wild garlicky leek) then I added and scrambled 2 large eggs from our organically raised free-range chickens. I made some wheat grass juice (supplies shown) and had some berry juice; to help the vitamins go down. I had the banana as a snack."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Greek Salad
"Organic baby Italian, red romaine lettuce, cucumbers, black olives, tomatoes, red onions, red bell peppers, feta cheese with my very own dressing made of EVOO, fresh lemon juice and zest with a little bit of salt, pepper and Mrs. Dash."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Southwest Black Bean Burger
"Southwest black bean burger mixture, corn tortilla, homemade guac, and a mango quinoa salad. Delish!!!"
Healthy Lunch Idea: Sauteed Turkey Breast
"Sauteed turkey breast (leftover) w/bell peppers and onion, over a simple romaine an spinach salad, topped w/ a toasted whole grain wrap and home-made spicy honey mustard dressing for under 350 calories."
-Vicki Welk Todd
Healthy Lunch Idea: Low-Fat Cottage Cheese
"Low-fat cottage cheese with cantaloupe and strawberries. Also, a cup of goji berry pomegranate green tea. Perfectly suitable for breakfast or lunch! :]"
Healthy Lunch Idea: Roasted Shrimp
"Roasted Shrimp, steamed vegetables and pineapple chunks (not pictured)."
-Sylvette Parker Monroe
Healthy Lunch Idea: Quinoa and Black Beans
"Quinoa and black beans topped with avocado and cilantro."
-Janet Zimmerman McNichol
Healthy Lunch Idea: Springtime Panzanella
"Springtime panzanella, with hearty multigrain bread; hard-boiled, pasture raised egg; sauteed asparagus, sugar snap peas, fava beans, spring onions & garlic."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Mediterranean Cous Cous Salad
"Mediterranean cous cous salad."
-Laura Cary Davis
Healthy Lunch Idea: Spinach Salad
"Spinach salad with green beans, edamame, tomato, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, red pepper, cucumber, onion, mushrooms, black beans, and a little bit of avocado! With a water :)."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Simple Salad with Chicken Breast
"Simple salad: chicken breast, baby spinach, carrots, broccoli, and mushroom."
-Carla Ladyboo Evans
Healthy Lunch Idea: Tuna
"Tuna mixed with Marzetti Otria Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip and mushrooms in wonton wrappers with a slice of cherry tomato on top. In the center is orange pepper strips."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Chicken Curry
"My homemade honey chicken curry over spaghetti squash!"
Healthy Lunch Idea: Tilapia
"Two pieces of tilapia with a cup of broccoli...40 grams of protein and only 230 cals! ♥"
-Cherie Hart Steffen
Healthy Lunch Idea: Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes
"Two, small tuna-stuffed tomatoes (3oz. tuna mixed with chopped onion, celery, and mustard) with 1/2 of a medium avocado and whole grain toast points (1 slice, quartered) with a mug of Super Green Tea (that has Matcha, Sencha, and Orange)."
-Cherie Hart Steffen
Healthy Lunch Idea: Grilled Chicken Salad
"Grilled chicken on a bed a romaine lettuce blend, baby carrots, and light Italian dressing. Drink: light cranberry juice."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Vegetarian Taco Pizzas
"Vegetarian 'taco pizzas' on wheat English muffin with pasta salad!"
Healthy Lunch Idea: Tuna and Spinach
"Tuna, garlic, spinach, artichoke hearts, lemon juice, EVOO, romain lettuce. Very filling and satisfying!"
-Catherine Gross Strayer
Healthy Lunch Idea: Go-To Salad
"This is my favorite salad! Romaine lettuce, spinach, zucchini, bell pepper, quinoa and chicken."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Indian-Style Curries
"It doesn't look all that colorful but tasted great! I think it's pretty healthy. Both are Indian style curries of two types. The upper one was made of bitterlemon, onions, tomatoes and the lower one with lamb and 'Colocasia' (some potato-like vegetable with a slight sweetness) and some lemon for the little twist. A ya... bread roll made of oat meal."
Healthy Lunch Idea: Soup
"I love this soup: cauliflower, broccoli and almonds."