Packing a lunch can be such a hassle when you don’t have time. You throw a bunch of random foods into your bag as you run out the door and dread when lunch comes around because you know you’ll have to eat your mumbo jumbo lunch to get through the day. Well, it’s National Brown Bag It Day and we want to keep you packing healthy things for your lunch each day at work. These lunches include salads, tacos and so much more that will fill your body with amazing food and even better energy. Say goodbye to a boring lunch, and hello to a healthy lifestyle.
Looking to upgrade your typical quinoa health bowl? This is a creative twist on a meal that is a healthy favorite. Don’t shy away from trying out these new flavors, it will be delicious!
http://www.thegreenlife.ca/quinoa-bowl-garlic-scapes-red-pepper-sauce/ Photos By: The Green Life
Who said healthy was boring? Go a little crazy and have a spicy lunch with some high quality meat that will fill you up so you aren’t craving chips halfway through the afternoon.
http://www.simplyscratch.com/2013/12/spicy-sriracha-steak-lettuce-wraps.html Photos By: Simply Scratch
Pizza Day at work doesn’t have to be difficult for you – bring your own delicious pizza that will put the fast food-type pizza to shame. Add fresh greens to top it off with a little healthy kick!
http://www.wickedspatula.com/grilled-paleo-pizza/#_a5y_p=3989555 Photos By: Wicked Spatula
Tuna Salad is just so good and so easy! Instead of tossing random things into your bag, toss them into a mason jar with some tuna. You will have yourself a filling and delicious lunch that will make you crave it for days in a row.
http://theviewfromgreatisland.com/tuna-salad-jars-recipe/ Photos By: The View From Great Island
I love roasted sweet potato and am always throwing salads like this together when I’m in a time crunch. You can also add some salmon or chicken to get some extra protein in there.
http://www.nourishedtheblog.com/sweet-potato-quinoa-salad/ Photos By: Nourished The Blog
Are you more of an animal lover than an animal eater? These lettuce wraps are right up your alley! Prep these before work along with a little fancy sauce and your mouth will be watering by lunch. Dig in!
https://www.beachbodyondemand.com/blog/crunchy-veggie-wraps-recipe?code=SOCIAL_BLOG_PI&crlt.pid=camp.ZV12PkeGQIUD Photos By: Beach Body On Demand
The mix of fruits and veggies with an added kick of flavor from the salmon is a perfect concoction of flavors for lunchtime when you need some serious energy to get through the week.
http://www.cottercrunch.com/paleo-salmon-salad-veggie-bowls/ Photos By: Cotter Crunch
Are you just really wanting a good ol’ sandwich for lunch? Well, before you cave, try out this cuban sandwich bowl! It’s super filling and will satisfy your craving for some salty sandwich toppings with your favorite sauces.
http://www.wickedspatula.com/cuban-sandwich-bowls/ Photos By: Wicked Spatula
We’ve said it once and we will say it again, Mexican Food is the BOMB. Make yourself a delicious Mexican lunch by pre cooking an egg and adding it to your health bowl along with some pico de gallo.
http://honeyandfigskitchen.com/2014/04/mexican-paleo-super-bowl.html Photos By: Honey and Figs Kitchen
Yum, more Mexican food with a kick! Chipotle Chicken with some amazing toppings like avocado and lime juice are a perfect lunch – especially for summer. Don’t cheap yourself out over a home made lunch, pack yourself a lunch where you will be craving it instead of dreading it.
http://drizzleanddip.com/2013/02/10/lettuce-tacos-with-chipotle-chicken Photos By: Drizzle and Dip