By Courtney Eby, RDN, LD
Does packing your lunch seem like a monotonous task? Looking for some new lunch ideas that are quick and easy to prepare? We've got you covered! Here are some simple and healthy lunch ideas for your entire week!
Make a tuna or chicken salad wrap. Mix 2-3 ounces of tuna or chicken with mayonnaise or avocado. Scoop it onto a whole grain wrap with lettuce and tomato. Serve with cucumber slices and pineapple chunks.
Pack a container of Greek yogurt along with granola and fresh or frozen berries. Add a small handful of walnuts or almonds to top it off or save for snack time.
Pack 1-2 hard-boiled eggs with whole grain crackers or popcorn. Add baby carrots and a banana to balance it out.
Add a few tablespoons of hummus to a whole grain pita pocket and fill it with bell pepper strips. Pair it with mandarin oranges.
Spoon salsa into a container and serve with whole grain tortilla chips. Add some string cheese, sugar snap peas and fresh pear slices.
Spread almond butter and jam on a whole wheat mini bagel. Add celery sticks and an applesauce cup.
Serve a scoop of cottage cheese with grape tomatoes. Pair them with whole grain crackers and peach slices.
Looking for more recipes and nutrition tips? Visit the Nutrition and Dietetics page for more!