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17 Healthy Lunches For People Who Hate Salad

Just say no to desk salad.

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1. Buffalo Chicken Burrito Bowls

You can also customize it with whatever veggies you like best. Here's the recipe.
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You can also customize it with whatever veggies you like best. Here's the recipe.

2. Green Goddess Sandwiches

Anything with this much basil can't NOT be delicious. Here's the recipe.
bojongourmet.com

Anything with this much basil can't NOT be delicious. Here's the recipe.

3. Make-Ahead Southeast Asian Pho in a Jar

Just add hot water when it's time to chow down. Here's the recipe.
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Just add hot water when it's time to chow down. Here's the recipe.

4. Grilled Chicken Veggie Bowls

With directions that make it easy to make a week's worth at once. Here's the recipe.
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With directions that make it easy to make a week's worth at once. Here's the recipe.

5. Zucchini Noodles With Kale Pesto

Great for lunch IF you can avoid eating the entire batch of kale pesto when you make it the night before. Here's the recipe.
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Great for lunch IF you can avoid eating the entire batch of kale pesto when you make it the night before. Here's the recipe.

6. Spanakopita Quesadillas

Featuring eggs for protein and a little bit of feta for CHEESINESS. Here's the recipe.
cooktoria.com

Featuring eggs for protein and a little bit of feta for CHEESINESS. Here's the recipe.

7. Lentil and Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus Wrap

With whatever veggies you desire in the middle. Here's the recipe.
simple-veganista.com

With whatever veggies you desire in the middle. Here's the recipe.

8. DIY Starbucks Protein Box

With even more protein than the original. Here's the recipe.
theskinnyfork.com

With even more protein than the original. Here's the recipe.

9. Slow-Cooker Tomato, Kale, and Quinoa Soup

Make it on Sunday and eat it for lunch all week long. Here's the recipe.
damndelicious.net

Make it on Sunday and eat it for lunch all week long. Here's the recipe.

10. Portabella Mushroom Pizzas

Like fancy grown up Lunchables, sort of. Roast them in the oven the night before, then just microwave for 45 seconds to heat 'em up before eating them for lunch. Here's the recipe.
fooddonelight.com

Like fancy grown up Lunchables, sort of. Roast them in the oven the night before, then just microwave for 45 seconds to heat 'em up before eating them for lunch. Here's the recipe.

11. Baked Chipotle Salmon With Freekeh, Chard, and Avocados

Don't let the freekeh freak-ah you out; it's delicious and easy to cook! Here's the recipe.
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Don't let the freekeh freak-ah you out; it's delicious and easy to cook! Here's the recipe.

12. Roasted Vegetables With Shredded Chicken, Parsley, and Lemon

Part of a two-week clean eating challenge, but also delicious just because. Here's the recipe.
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Part of a two-week clean eating challenge, but also delicious just because. Here's the recipe.

13. Quinoa Tabouleh Collard Green Wraps

If you're not a vegetarian, you could also add in a few pieces of grilled chicken. Here's the recipe.
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If you're not a vegetarian, you could also add in a few pieces of grilled chicken. Here's the recipe.

14. Kale, Sweet Potato, and Onion Frittata with an Apple

Another recipe from a clean eating challenge; you'll need only half of the frittata for one lunch because it's super filling, but you could eat it over the course of two days. Here's the recipe.
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Another recipe from a clean eating challenge; you'll need only half of the frittata for one lunch because it's super filling, but you could eat it over the course of two days. Here's the recipe.

15. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Here's the recipe.

16. Tart Cherry Tuna and Avocado Bowls

You don't HAVE to eat it out of the avocado peel, but you COULD. Here's the recipe.
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You don't HAVE to eat it out of the avocado peel, but you COULD. Here's the recipe.

17. Easy Lunch Wrap With Sweet Potato, Hummus, and Greens

You could pack the filling separate from the bread and assemble when it's time to chow down. Here's the recipe.
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You could pack the filling separate from the bread and assemble when it's time to chow down. Here's the recipe.

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