PACKED LUNCHES YOU CAN ACTUALLY GET EXCITED ABOUT

Let’s face it, by the time Wednesday comes around, you’re tired of cooking but you’re also tired of eating Monday night’s leftovers. We get it, your juggling a lot between work, family, sleep, and whatever else you’ve taken on for the week. Adding ‘make a healthy lunch’ to your to-do list probably seems impossible right now, but it’s not. Here’s five delicious, easy and healthy packed lunches you can actually start getting excited about.


1. Tuna Cucumber Cups

Do you like to snack over eating a big meal? Well, this is the perfect recipe for you. These Tuna Salad Cucumber Cups are the perfect thing to snack on throughout the day and only total about 22 calories per cup!

Preparing Tuna Cucumber cups with bowls of ingredients
Photo & Recipe: Primavera Kitchen

2. Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad With Lemon and Dill

If you have a serious carb addiction (like we do), cauliflower will be your new best friend. It’s low-carb, gluten-free, and it’s a great replacement for flour, rice, and other simple carbs. This easy seafood recipe is perfect for packing a lunch for work or just a busy day on-the-go.


Blue bowl of shrimp cauliflower salad garnished with lemon and dill on top
Photo & Recipe: I Breathe, I’m Hungry

3. Spaghetti Squash With Kale, Hazelnuts, and Chickpeas

We’re obsessed with spaghetti squash and after trying this recipe, you will be too. Spaghetti squash is a delicious low-carb replacement for spaghetti and it will certainly take care of whatever pasta cravings you're having right now.


Spaghetti squash recipe preparation and final product
Photo & Recipe: My New Roots

4. Thai Stuffed Avocado

This recipe is so simple and delicious, it will blow you away. The combination of the creaminess from the avocado, crunch from the peanuts, and kick from the Siracha will send your taste buds into a whirlwind. Your coworkers won’t believe it only took ten minutes to make.


Two Thai styled avocados with garnish of bean sprouts and siracha sauce
Photo & Recipe: Eat, Live, Run

5. Prosciutto-Wrapped Peach and Pistachio Salad

Last, but most certainly not least, we give you the ultimate paleo lunchbox. If the recipe title didn’t already make your mouth water, wait till you try it. It’s simple, it’s flavorful, and it’s low-carb. Tip: If you make it the night before work all you have to do is grab and go!


Tin box filled with mixed greens, prosciutto wrapped peaches, salad dressing, and garnished with walnuts and pistachios
Photo & Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo

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