12 Healthy And Delicious Lunch Recipes That Will Help With Your New Year’s Resolution

I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly feeling like my diet could use some adjusting right about now. For the past couple of weeks it’s mainly consisted of milk and cookies. But, hey, that’s just a part of the Christmas season, right?

Well, now that the holidays have come and gone and it’s nearly time to live up to that New Year’s resolution, it wouldn’t hurt to start packing a healthy lunch to take to the office, now, would it?

Check out these 12 recipes that make for a healthy, tasty lunch that won’t leave you feeling regret once you’ve finished.

1. Cucumber, Corn & Black Bean Salad

These veggies will keep you feeling full well until the end of the work day. A more fulfilling, healthful lunch is coming your way. Get the recipe.


2. Avocado Chicken Salad

Plain old chicken salad just got an upgrade because everything’s better with a little avocado, isn’t it? Go on and see for yourself. Get the recipe.


3. Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Swapping lettuce for the tortilla makes this spicy meal even better for you. Healthy and tasty to boot? Count me it! Get the recipe.

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4. Black Bean Sweet Potato Burrito

Sweet potatoes replace the meat in this burrito, but it just as flavorful and fulfilling. A burrito packed with veggies is sure to be healthy and filling. Sounds like the perfect lunchtime option to me. Get the recipe.


5. Quinoa Fruit Salad

Colorful and packed with vitamins and flavor because of the strawberries, blueberries, bananas or whatever suits your fancy— this is the best way to eat quinoa. Get the recipe.

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6. Broccoli Slaw Pasta

This is basically spaghetti without the noodles, so you can go ahead fix me a big helping now, please. Get recipe.


7. Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole For One

The problem with casseroles is that they usually make way too large of a portion, but not with this single-serving recipe. Get the recipe.

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8. Taco Lettuce Wraps

Make a healthier version of taco Tuesday by using lettuce instead of a tortilla. Now all you need is a skinny margarita to go along with it (but maybe save that for after work!) Get the recipe.

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9. Chicken Noodle Soup

Soup is filling because of the broth, but add in some chicken, veggies and noodles and you’ve got a classic meal that you just can’t go wrong with. Get the recipe.

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10. Traveling Noodles

Noodles, soup and veggies in a mason jar make for a delicious lunch that’s healthy and easy to transport. Get the recipe.

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11. Burrito Bowl Mason Jar Salads

With quinoa and lettuce this is a mix of burrito bowl and salad, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Get the recipe.

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12. Pesto & Turkey Cucumber Roll-Ups

A pesto & turkey cucumber roll-up is just as good as a sandwich (minus the carbs). It’s such a genius idea. Get the recipe.

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These recipes just made your work week that much better. Plus, sticking to those resolutions will be so much easier with these lunches packed. Here’s to the healthy, happy work weeks to come!

[h/t: Popsugar]