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Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Lunch

In case you're looking for a healthy and tasty alternative to that sad desk salad.

Lunch is actually a super important meal, and don't let breakfast tell you otherwise.

When you eat the right kind of food at lunch, it'll help you stay full and alert throughout the afternoon. You won't be as tempted to snack, and you'll feel more energized. But healthy lunch can sometimes be a little hard to plan for and figure out.

So we turned to some healthy people to see what they like to eat for lunch. Some of these folks are nutrition experts with advanced degrees and strings of letters after their names. Others are personal trainers, fitness coaches, and healthy food bloggers. Regardless, these are people who think a ton about healthy eating and how to choose food that makes you feel good.

Here's what they shared. Some good ideas in here you might want to try yourself.

1. Stuffed Ranchero Sweet Potato

2. Vegetable Grits

3. Egg and Avocado Sandwich

4. Skillet Bananas with Coconut and Chocolate Chips

5. Shrimp Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

6. Salad with Chicken, Cheese, Carrots, Hummus, and Crackers

7. Chopped Quinoa Salad with Cranberries

8. Corn Tortilla with Melted Cheese, Sautéed Baby Greens, Salsa, & Fried Egg

9. Protein Salad

10. Almond-Crusted (Baked) Chicken Nuggets

11. Cauliflower Crust Pizza

12. Loaded Vegan Sandwich

13. Lentil Veggie Soup

14. Cheesy Stuffed Peppers

15. Black Bean Burrito Bowl

16. Japanese-Style Veggie Pancakes

17. Briyani (Rice, Veggies, and Spice Mix)

18. Black Bean Quinoa Salad

19. Salad with Sweet Potato and Grilled Chicken

20. Pan Seared Salmon

21. Chicken and Chickpea Green Goddess Power Salad

22. Shrimp Tacos

23. Salmon Lentil Supergreen Salad

24. Burrito Bowl

25. Beans and Broccoli

26. Salmon and Greens

27. Grain/Legume/Veggie Bowl