Top 5 Healthy Lunches You Can Take to Work

Here are the Top 5 healthy lunch ideas for work that will not only save you a lot of time and money but will also make your colleagues re-think their daily takeout routine. Another day at work doesn’t necessarily mean fast-food and doesn’t have to exclude a healthy lunch!
Woman eating food during work

The five healthy lunch ideas for work breaks that we’re about to share with you are relatively easy to cook, extremely affordable, and, most of all, super healthy. In addition to this, they won’t take a lot of your time either. Don’t expect any haute cuisine type of complicated healthy lunch combos, because this is not the case. All you will need is a conventional oven and preferably one of the best rice cookers and frying pans you can get your hands on.

Healthy lunch

These are very simple and fast recipes of healthy lunch to take to work that will considerably benefit both your body and your wallet. So without any further ado, let’s start cooking this Top 5 healthy lunch menu!

1. Chicken With Veggies and Rice

You will use about 500g of chicken breast cut into strips. Place the pieces in a casserole and add one-teaspoon wine vinegar, two tablespoons soy sauce, salt, and two teaspoons of starch. Mix them thoroughly and leave them to marinate for about 20 minutes. Cut two carrots in thin slices, one green pepper and a red one, one red onion, and two garlic cloves. Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in the pan and add the chicken strips until they start getting brown. Remove them and drop the veggies instead. Leave them to soften for 2 minutes, and then add the stripes, four tablespoons of water, two tablespoons of soy sauce, and cooked rice. After 2 minutes, you will have one of the best healthy rice recipes for lunch!

Rice and chicken

2. Chicken Wings With Rice and Salad

To start this healthy lunch recipe, boil the rice in salted water. When you’re done, add pepper and minced parsley. Use tomatoes, cucumbers, and green leaves for the salad. Use olive oil, balsamic cream, a little lemon juice, salt, and pepper for the dressing. Spice the wings with salt, pepper, and smoked paprika. Leave them in the oven at medium heat until slightly browned.  

3. Sourdough Eggplants With Potatoes, Parsley and Tomatoes

It is one of the most excellent healthy vegetarian lunch recipes for weight loss. Cut the potatoes in small cubes as they boil, add minced parsley, salt, and pepper. For the sourdough eggplants, use an egg dough, flour, parmesan, and oregano. Pass the eggplants through the dough, then fry them in an olive oil bath and that’s it, another super easy to cook healthy lunch is ready!

4. Potato Salad

Boiled potatoes, green beans, olives, tomatoes, and boiled eggs. Add salt, pepper, and a little olive oil. It’s such a simple salad, but at the same time so tasty, and the perfect healthy lunch to take to work.

5. Quesadilla

Quesadilla is another solid, healthy lunch idea for the office. It can be cooked in all sorts of combinations, so it’s entirely up to your taste how to make it. As long as you add a tasty sauce, everything this healthy lunch will be perfect. Mayo and garlic are the most common ones, but you could also go for yogurt sauce with lemon juice.

Tasty Quesadilla

Conclusion: According to Wikipedia, rice is the most common food across half of the Globe’s population. It’s no surprise it occupies the top position among our healthy lunch recipes. As for how to pack a healthy lunch, hermetically sealed casseroles are always a safe idea. But let us know if you agree with our list and, if you have any other great healthy lunch ideas, don’t hesitate to share them!

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