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Easy Healthy Lunch Ideas

Keep yourself and the family fed with these easy-to-make, healthy lunch ideas that go way beyond that daily salad or peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

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If you’re looking for lunch ideas that are both easy and healthy, you’ll love these lunch recipes that are adult and kid-friendly alike.

Easy Healthy Lunch Ideas

We’re mixing up the midday meal with quick recipes and ideas like delicious soups, sandwiches and wraps, and even pasta recipes that will brighten your week.

Not only will you fill up on healthy, filling lunches, but these easy-to-prep and make-ahead lunches are perfect when the family is home.

Why Lunch is Important for Adults

Dr. Kurt Hong, the Center for Human Nutrition director of Huntington Medical Foundation says:

“Eating in the middle of the day, several hours after breakfast, re-energizes your body and can raise blood sugar levels when focus and concentration are flagging. If you’re feeling sluggish, eating even a small lunch can renew your energy and help you feel refreshed and ready to take on the next several hours.” 

Why Lunch is Important for Kids

“Lunch may have even more importance for school-aged children than it does for adults. Since most kids don’t get breakfast or dinner at school and may not have any snacks until they get home, lunch is the only meal they have to power them through the day.”

According to ChoiceUSA.net, “lunch makes up one third to one half of a child’s nutritional intake for an entire day and is essential for helping children succeed in school as well as grow and develop successfully and healthfully.”

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