29 Healthy Lunch Ideas For Work

Since we all can’t get enough healthy lunch ideas for work, I’ve created a whole Pinterest board full of inspiration. Β Click here to follow along!

Are you stuck in a work lunch rut?

When we don’t have dinner left-overs, I find myself completely clueless as to what to pack for my work lunch, and have unfortunately been buying lunch more often than I’d like.

I have rounded up a variety of healthy lunch ideas for work, ones which are nutritious, delicious, will travel well, and will last in the fridge until lunch time!Β  Here’s some lunch inspiration!


All of these salads have a few things in common: healthy, delicious, they have some staying power, and they are portable!Β  Perfect for lunches, although I would probably keep the dressings separate until just before you eat them πŸ™‚

Chicken-and-Rice-Salad-with-Ginger-Sesame-Dressing-Kristines-KitchenChicken and Rice Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing From Kristine’s Kitchen

Kale, Barley & Feta Salad with a Honey-Lemon VinaigretteKale, Barley & Feta Salad with a Honey Lemon Vinaigrette from Sweet Peas & Saffron

Β Green Power Salad with Creamy Avocado DressingGreen Power Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing from Droolworthy

Roasted-Carrot-Falafel-Salad-with-Citrus-Tahini-Dressings-Roasted Carrot Falafel Salad with Citrus Tahini Dressing from She Likes Food

Tropical Lentil Bowls with Mango and a Coconut-Lime Dressing-4Tropical Lentil Lunch Bowls with Mango and Coconut-Lime Dressing from Sweet Peas & Saffron

pearl-barley-salad-with-chickpeas-feta-and-lemon1-flavorthemoments.comPearl Barley Salad with Chickpeas & Lemon from Flavor the Moments

Lemon-Herb-Quinoa-Salad-with-Parmesan-1Lemon Herb Quinoa Salad from My Sequined Life

Granola Bars & Energy Bites

Hands up if you spend too much money on granola bars!Β  Me me me!!Β  I would much prefer to make my own from scratch, and I’m feeling inspired by all of these creative granola bars and energy bites:

Chocolate Tahini Oat BitesChocolate Tahini Oat Bites from Dishing Up The Dirt

Pumpkin Trailmix Granola BarsPumpkin Trail Mix Granola Bars from Whole and Heavenly Oven

Blueberry-Vanilla-Greek-Yogurt-Granola-Bars-16Blueberry-Vanilla Greek Yogurt Granola Bars From Half Baked HarvestChocolate-Peanut-Butter-Energy-Bites-1 Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Energy Bites from Gimme Some Oven

Muffins & Snacks:

Let’s call this the ‘misc’ category!Β  Here’s some healthy and delicious muffins and snacks!

Skinny Blueberry Buttermilk MuffinsSkinny {125 calorie} Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins from Sweet Peas & Saffron


Mini Wonton Quiches from The Recipe Rebel

Fig-Bites-2Whole Wheat Fig Bites from The Floating Kitchen

main-sun-dried-tomato-spinach-quinoa-muffins-recipeHealthy Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Quinoa Egg Muffins from iFOODReal

Corn and Black Bean Baked Falafels

Corn and Black Bean Baked Falafels from Sweet Peas & SaffronPina-Colada-Oatmeal-Cookies-1Healthy Pina Colada Oatmeal Cookies from Savory Nothings

Crunchy-Roasted-Chickpeas-Bites-of-Bri-682x1024Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas from Bites of Bri

Morning-Glory-Muffins-51Morning Glory Muffins from The Well Floured Kitchen


Easy Feta Hummus from Maebells

Β Sandwiches & Wraps

Sandwiches and wraps…these seem like they would keep in the fridge until lunch, perhaps leaving the condiments separate until just prior to serving.

Avocado-Caprese-Wrap-FoodieCrush.com-013-aAvocado Caprese Wraps from FoodieCrush


Β Healthy Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps from Inspiration Kitchen

Image courtesy of Alanna Taylor Tobin | The Bojon Gourmet

Green Goddess Sandwiches from The Bonjon Gourmet

chickpea burgers-5Moroccan Chickpea Sliders with Spicy Harissa Mayo and Mint from Sweet Peas & Saffron

Spicy Carrot & Hummus Sandwich

Spicy Carrot & Hummus Sandwich from The Simple Veganista


Probably my favorite type of lunch πŸ™‚Β  If you have a good microwave-safe dish with a lid, they aren’t too difficult to transport to work.Β  Heat them up in the microwave, and you have a healthy and delicious warm lunch!

Italian Sausage & Vegetable SoupItalian Sausage and Vegetable Soup from Tastes Lovely

Thai Curry Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Thai Curry Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup from Sweet Peas & Saffron

Lemon Chicken Quinoa SoupLemon Chicken Quinoa Soup from Lauren’s Latest

Sausage, White Bean and Orzo Soup with Parmesan Kale Chip 'Dippers'

Β Sausage, White Bean and Orzo Soup with Kale Chip ‘Dippers’ from Sweet Peas & Saffron


Moroccan Soup with Kale and Chickpeas from FoodieCrush

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