On-the-go lunch ideas from Whole Foods Market

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Fuel your afternoons with these delicious and healthy recipes

Don’t leave your or your family’s nutrition up to vending machines, cafeterias and fast-food restaurants. Instead, think outside the lunch box—skip pricey, calorie-rich foods and opt for one of these healthy on-the-go lunch recipes from Whole Foods Market.

Lentil Chili

Whip out the Thermos for this delicious—yet incredibly easy to make—vegetarian chili. Lentils add protein (and lots of flavour) to keep you satisfied ’til dinner.

Curried Chickpea Salad

Fibre-rich chickpeas (or garbanzo beans) take centre stage in this fresh, bright salad. It’s delicious and satisfying without being too heavy.

Chicken Dippers Lunch

A favourite amongst kids, this healthy take on Buffalo wings is a great way to use up leftover chicken. Pack it up the night before—perfect for busy parents!

Mac and Three Cheese Lunch Muffins

These muffins are a must for mac ’n’ cheese lovers. They’re rich and tender with a bit of nutritious winter squash. We promise you’ll love them.

Vegan Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Soup is a healthy and easy meal to make ahead of time and reheat while you’re at work or school. This full-flavoured recipe uses potatoes and sourdough bread for creaminess without adding dairy.

Swiss Chard with Tomatoes, Feta and Pine Nuts

Add more greens to your diet with this vitamin-packed Swiss chard recipe. Did we mention it’s ridiculously yummy?


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