Resist the temptation to skip lunch — it can cause you to overeat (and choose unhealthy foods) later in the day. Instead, try a delicious and filling homemade lunch — we have five quick ideas to get you started.
You can’t talk about lunch ideas that are ready in matter of minutes without talking about avocado toast. The great thing about this recipe is that it’s so easy to customize to taste.
Who ever said omelettes are just for breakfast? This ham- and veggie-loaded version makes the perfect, filling lunch.
Italian Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinegar
If you have time to boil pasta, you have a time to make a delicious lunch. The balsamic vinegar adds a tart, complex flavor that complements the sweetness of the cherry tomatoes, the saltiness of the ham, and the creaminess of the fresh mozzarella perfectly.
Roast Beef and Cheddar Sandwich
This sandwich is a brown-bag favorite for a reason — it’s a filling and flavorful lunch that you can whip up in a matter of minutes. Plus, it gets a healthy twist with the addition of whole-wheat bread and fresh alfalfa sprouts.
All you need to do make this healthy and flavorful lunch is mix chopped shrimp with lime juice and let it “cook” for 15 minutes. Then, stir in a few chopped vegetables and an optional shot of tequila and serve with tortilla chips.