Looking for a low-calorie lunch? Whether you want veggie options, a healthy lunchbox idea or something that’s good for your gut, we’ve got you covered. Try our healthy dinner ideas for nutritious eating all day long.
Low-calorie lunch ideas
Jazz up an omelette with plenty of grated courgette, kale, peas and chilli flakes. Serve alongside cherry tomatoes dressed with white wine vinegar for a well-balanced, low-calorie lunch.
Turn storecupboard staples into this vibrant, nutritious orzo pasta salad with roasted red peppers, black olives and protein-packed tuna. All for under 300 calories.
Try this nutritious, spice-packed rice salad for a healthy midweek meal – not only is it high in fibre, it’s rich in omega-3 fats too.
On the table in 15 minutes, this nutritious, pesto-tossed salad is packed with greens offering a host of fibre, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to keep you feeling energised throughout the day.
Avocados make salad dressings and ice creams super-creamy, so why not put them in a pasta sauce? It’s a great way of using up overly ripe avocados and adding some healthy fats to your meal.
This broccoli and roasted red pepper frittata makes for a quick, healthy and delicious midweek meal. It’s on the table in just 20 minutes, plus it’s low-calorie and high in protein.
Check out these roasted sweet potatoes topped with crumbly feta, juicy tomatoes and zhoug – a spicy herb sauce. This veggie recipe is super-easy to make, packed with plenty of flavour and low in calories.
A vibrant vegan curry – great for a comforting lunch or simple dinner. Made with sweet potatoes, red split lentils, coconut milk and plenty of spices, it packs a nutritional punch.
Check out this easy vegan soup recipe with sweet potato. Packed with punchy chilli and smooth peanut butter, this flavoursome soup is super-creamy, while still being low in calories.