18 Healthy and Filling Work Lunches That Aren't Salad

Lunch should be something to look forward to, but it’s tough to get excited about yet another bowl of chopped cucumbers and romaine. Well, people, we’re starting a movement to ditch the lettuce. Here are 18 healthy and totally energizing lunch ideas that aren’t salad (again).

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Cauliflower Rice Bowl With Curried Lentils, Carrots And Yogurt

Nothing like a colorful Buddha bowl to get you through the workday.

Roasted Broccoli And Bacon Pasta Salad

Balance out those veggies with bacon and pasta.

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Don’t forget the blue cheese drizzle.

Salmon Blt

Whip up one of these babies and you’ll be the talk of the office.

Turkey Taco Bowls

These make-ahead meals are perfect for busy days.

Instant Noodle Cups

Cup Noodles at your desk? Yawn. Try this tasty mason-jar version instead.

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Blt Summer Rolls

We call it Asian-inspired California cuisine.

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Thai Peanut Chicken And Sweet Potato Noodles

Avocado Chicken Salad

Toss it into a pita or spread it on crackers. You won’t miss the mayo, we promise.

Stuffed Eggplant

Thanks to the zesty yogurt dipping sauce, you won’t even notice there’s kale in here.

Black Bean Burrito

You know what we don’t miss? Waiting in line at Chipotle.

Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

The more colorful veggies, the better.

Taco Stuffed Avocados With Chipotle Cream

Jane from accounting will be so jealous.

Sweet Potato Falafel

Throw them in a pita with your favorite veggies and a drizzle of tahini.

Cauliflower Rice & Quinoa Sushi

You don’t have to be Jiro to whip up this vegetarian maki.

Mediterranean Quinoa Bowls

It’s all about the roasted red pepper sauce.