9 Healthy Lunch Ideas You Should Know About

When you eat the right kind of healthy, nutritious food at lunch, it’ll help you stay full and alert throughout the afternoon so you aren’t tempted to snack on bad fatty, sugary stuff. You’ll feel more energized and ready to face the rest of the day. But healthy lunch can sometimes be a little hard to plan for and figure out. some awesome ideas here for amazing, tasty and very healthy lunches!

1. Stuffed Ranchero Sweet Potato

New episode time. Check out our stuffed ranchero sweet potato recipe. It's up at youtube.com/foodheavenshow. Happy new year!!!

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2. Vegetable Grits

New recipe up on Eat Your Greens today! Green Green Grits. Your mawmaw would not approve. (Link in profile.)

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3. Skillet Bananas with Coconut and Chocolate Chips

4. Salad with Chicken, Cheese, Carrots, Hummus, and Crackers

Lunch: salad with homemade dressing, rotisserie chicken, stinky cheese, carrots, hummus and crackers. Pigs on the side!

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5. Protein Salad

6. Almond-Crusted (Baked) Chicken Nuggets

7. Japanese-Style Veggie Pancakes

8. Salad with Sweet Potato and Grilled Chicken

This salad!!! Seriously think I need to open a salad shop.

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9. Salmon Lentil Supergreen Salad

Lunch: mixed greens, salmon, lentils, radishes, apple, beets and balsamic! I love, love marinated lentils in salads!

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