Pack A Healthy Work Lunch 7-Day Challenge

Food: Nutrition

By: // March 21, 2016

You’ve probably seen our fitness challenges over the last several years, but this week, we’re bringing you a different type of challenge: your 7-day “Pack A Healthy Work Lunch” challenge. When it comes to lunchtime, many of us like to take advantage of the workplace cafeteria or grab a quick bite at a fast food restaurant, but packing your own lunch can actually help you save time, money and tons of extra calories and fat! In fact,
making your own lunch every day can save you approximately $2,500 a year! With so many benefits, there’s no reason not to get in the habit of brown bagging your lunch each day, and we’ve got just the push you need with our 7-day challenge.

Pick a few of your own favorites or try these seven delicious, healthy lunches that are packed with protein, flavor and are all under 400 calories! These sensational salads, soups and sandwiches will leave you satisfied, happy and filled with energy to power through the rest of the day. Need a partner in crime? Share this challenge with a co-worker or friend so you have someone to nosh with at the cool kids table.

Mediterranean Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

This delicious Mediterranean Greek yogurt chicken salad is packed with protein and delicious flavors. Wrap up with lettuce leaves or serve in a pita for a tasty Greek lunch!

Whip up this healthy and delicious protein packed Mediterranean Greek yogurt chicken salad for a #glutenfree meal that will leave you satisfied.


Shredded Brussels Sprouts Kale Salad with Apples, Gorgonzola, and Candied Pecans

One of our all time favorite salad recipes! This array of leafy greens is filled with vitamins, great texture, and both sweet and savory flavors.

While up this spectacular salad filled with dark leafy greens , and fresh ingredients and tasty dressing for an amazing side dish or healthy meal. #gluten-free #low-carb


Skinny Vegetable Medley Soup

Detox the right way with a hot bowl of this delicious vegetable soup with turkey and little sausage. This tasty soup has a rainbow of colors, protein, and weighs in under 200 calories per serving.

Whip up this skinny vegetable medley soup with Italian sausage and turkey for a protein packed meal brimming with vegetables and protein. #glutenfree


Mexican Avocado Spread Sandwiches with Sprouts

This vegetarian sandwich with avocado spread is the bomb! Load it up with your favorite veggies for a tasty brown bag it lunch filled with flavor.

Your new favorite workday lunch = this veggie packed sandwich with avocado spread and sprouts!


Summer Chicken Chopped Salad with Strawberries, Avocado, and Feta

This salad filled with fresh strawberries, chicken, and avocado tastes like summer! This green bowl of goodness is filled with all the food groups you need and will keep you fueled for hours.

a large wooden bowl filled with salad covered in sections of strawberries, avocado, feta, corn, and nuts


Low-Cal Southwestern Chicken Soup

This flavorful Southwestern soup recipe has tons of zesty flavor, and this dairy-free, gluten-free recipe uses pumpkin to create a smooth creamy texture your family will love.

This delicious low-cal southwestern chicken soup is full of tasty flavors, gluten -free, and takes under 20 minutes to make!

PHOTO CREDIT: Team Get Healthy U

Low-Carb Pesto and Turkey Cucumber Roll-Ups

The idea to use thinly sliced cucumber instead of bread makes these low-carb pesto and turkey cucumber roll-ups incredibly tasty and healthy! Easily made vegetarian this roll-ups are the perfect lunch date.

How cute are these pesto turkey roll ups?! Low carb and easily made vegetarian, this recipe is perfect for a workday lunch or after-school snack for the kiddos.


Need a drink with that? Try fruit and herb infused water for a sweet way to hydrate.

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