It can be tough to come up with healthy lunch ideas that are both tasty and satisfying. But don’t worry, help is on the way! There are plenty of cookbooks out there with recipes that will make your taste buds happy and your waistline happy too. Here are just a few of our favorite healthy lunch ideas.
1. How Sweet Eats Cookbook
This cookbook is full of great and healthy lunch ideas. While the blog is not dedicated to low-calorie recipes, many of the recipes are on that end of the spectrum. There are also plenty of vegetarian options here.
2. Tasty Low Carb Recipes by Jodi Bager and Josh Anderson
This cookbook has over 100 recipes of healthy lunch ideas for people who follow a low-carb lifestyle or want to lose weight without feeling deprived or hungry. All recipes are accompanied by beautiful photos (not like most recipe books). Best part? All ingredients are listed in grams, so you can make your educated guess about what you’re eating if you aren’t following an exact recipe.
3. Skinnytaste Cookbook by Gina Homolka
This is another low-carb cookbook with healthy lunch ideas (and also breakfast and dinner). There are lots of photos, which makes it easy to choose what you want to make for lunch or dinner.
4. Skinnytaste Fast and Slow
This is a great cookbook for those who are trying to eat healthy with fast, easy recipes that don’t compromise on flavor.
5. The Skinnytaste Meal Planner
This was just released in 2018! It’s the perfect companion for the Skinnytaste Cookbook . You can plan your meal by filling in your chosen healthy lunch ideas every week so you’ll always have something healthy planned out for lunches and dinners.
6. Deliciously Ella: The Plant-Based Cookbook
This cookbook has a mixture of vegan and vegetarian recipes, showing you just how flexible these diets can be. There aren’t any meatless recipes in here but the recipe for Cashew and Basil Pesto Pasta is sure to please.
7. Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food
This cookbook by Jessica Seinfeld claims that if kids cook their own food they will eat well and enjoy it too. She backs this up with lots of healthy recipes that have hidden veggies in them so your kids won’t know what hit them! It’s definitely worth checking out if you have those who are picky eaters.
This article provided you with some cookbooks that will help you find healthy lunch ideas. Each of these books is different and provides a variety of options to fit your needs. Whether it be for convenience or if you’re trying to cut out processed foods, there’s something here for everyone!