Superfood Lunch Ideas

Looking for a nutritious lunch? Check out these recipes that will fuel your whole family with the healthy nutrients they need.

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Tuna & White Bean Wraps

Ann Stratton

Tuna & White Bean Wraps

Between the kidney beans (that help fight cholesterol), tuna (a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids), and tomato (a fruit containing antioxidants), this wrap packs a healthy punch.

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Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

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Chicken Minestrone

Chicken Minestrone

This any-time-of-year soup contains high-protein chicken, full-of-fiber beans, and veggies.

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Mediterranean Fish Casserole

Charles Schiller

Mediterranean Fish Casserole

This fish dish is dressed up with sweet peppers rich in vitamin C; garlic, which has been proven to lower blood pressure; and potatoes, a great source of vitamin B6.

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Bean Burgers

Jason Donnelly

Bean Burgers

The fat-free pinto beans in this burger get a flavor boost from chili powder (shown to have cardiovascular benefits) and cumin (seeds rich in iron and known to detoxify the body).

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Spaghetti Squash Primavera

Brian Hagiwara

Spaghetti Squash Primavera

Also known as winter squash, this vitamin A and vitamin C-rich veggie has been shown to have cancer-fighting properties.

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Turkey-Bean Chili

Alan Richardson

Turkey-Bean Chili

A mixture of high-protein turkey meatballs; high-fiber red, black, and pinto beans; and antioxidant-rich tomatoes makes this chili a winner!

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Curried Fruited Chicken Breast

Curried Fruited Chicken Breast

In addition to high-fiber apples and vitamin E-rich pears, this superprotein meal also gets a boost of vitamin C from orange juice and potassium from bananas.

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Chicken & Veggie Stir-Fry

Charles Schiller

Chicken & Veggie Stir-Fry

This chicken (a good source of cancer-protective niacin) and vegetable dish is also a winner because of the onion (which boosts bone health) and red sweet peppers (which contain high levels of antioxidants).

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Veggie Burgers

Lucy Schaeffer

Veggie Burgers

The burger is filled with finely chopped veggies and brown rice for a meal packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants The whole wheat bun adds extra fiber to the meal. And this burger is less than 200 calories!

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Veggie Gyro

James Baigrie

Veggie Gyro

This Greek sandwich scores high thanks to yogurt, cucumbers (which are full of water and high in vitamin A), and lemon juice (chock-full of vitamin C).

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