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Easy, Simple and Healthy Lunch Ideas

If you ran out of ideas what to prepare for lunch, then you’re reading the right article. Here are our simple, easy to make and healthy lunch ideas that you’ll love.

Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Peanuts



  • ½ pound whole-wheat pasta
  • 2 heads broccoli
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ½ tbsp. red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup roasted and chopped peanuts


Cook the pasta first. With a vegetable peeler peel outer layer of the broccoli, thinly slice crosswise. Make them into bite-size pieces. Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the pepper flakes, broccoli, and ¾ cup water. Cover the pan and cook until the broccoli is tender. Whisk together in a bowl the remaining 2 tbsp. oil, vinegar, peanut butter, and soy sauce until the mixture is smooth. Add the pasta, broccoli and peanuts.

White Bean and Avocado Sandwich



  • 2 cans white beans- rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 8 slices multigrain toasted bread
  • 1 small thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 thinly cucumber
  • 2 thinly sliced avocados,
  • 5 ounces arugula or sprouts


In a bowl combine the beans, olive oil, and lemon juice. Mash them until it you get a paste. Season everything with salt and pepper. Spread the beans mixture on 4 slices of bread. Top with red onion, sliced cucumber, avocado, and arugula or sprouts. Your healthy sandwich is done!

Chicken and Eggs Salad



  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 tomato cut into pieces
  • ¼ cup light red wine vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 peeled and chopped hard-cooked eggs


In a large pot with hot water add the chicken breasts and cook them for 20 min. After they’re cooled, chop them into bite-size pieces. Place the chicken, greens and tomatoes in a large serving bowl and pour vinaigrette over top. Mix the salad. Sprinkle each serving with blue cheese and eggs.

For more lunch ideas: Healthy Avocado Lunch Recipes