3 Easy Throw Together Lunch Ideas for Boss Babes

3 Easy Lunch Recipes

I love to throw together healthy meals, something about it just brings me joy especially when someone says to me “Courtney, I don’t have time,” something inside of me sparks and I go through a list of meal ideas and that person is always in awe! Making quick meals is just as easy as microwaving a lean cuisine, its just as easy as ordering something on an app and its even easier than going to pick up a to go order.

Now that I am working like a maniac, I truly need to learn to delegate more, anyone have any tips? I literally need QUICK, throw together recipes that satisfy my nutritional needs, give me a boost of energy and ZERO downfall through the day. I realized I had been making these frequently and since they are on my Jumpstart Program which I am totally doing right now to kick myself into high gear before I film my next workout series for The Fit and Fabulous Club,  I thought I should share them with you.

Easy Throw Together Lunch Ideas

Healthy Lunch Recipe

Tuna Cakes

  • 1 can organic fresh water tuna
  • 2 tbsp. fresh salsa
  • 1 tbsp. fresh guacamole
  • 2 celery sticks diced
  • pink Himalayan sea salt, to taste
  • ground pepper. to taste
  • 1 lime squeezed
  • 2 brown rice cakes

Rinse and drain tuna (rinse twice) chop celery and measure out salsa and guacamole. Mix tuna celery, salsa, guacamole, sea salt and pepper. squeeze lime juice and stir. Set out brown rice cakes and put mixture on each one. Enjoy!

Healthy Lunch Recipe

Teriyaki Bowl (Can be made Vegan)

  • 100-120 grams chicken breast//4 oz. firm organic tofu
  • 50 grams frozen green beans
  • 50 grams frozen broccoli
  • 100 grams riced cauliflower
  • handful of snap peas
  • handful of baby carrots
  • 2 tbsp. coconut teriyaki sauce

Put frozen vegetables in skillet and let them defrost. As this is happening prepare the other vegetables (wash them). add them until they become soft. once they are soft add in already cooked chicken or tofu. wait until everything is warm and add the teriyaki sauce and mix around until warm. Enjoy!

Healthy Lunch Recipe

Tasty White Bean Salad (Vegan)

  • ½ cup white beans
  • ½ cup brown rice cooked
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups raw spinach
  • 1 cucumber
  • 4-5 asparagus spears
  • ½ cup mushrooms
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Himalayan sea salt to taste

Rinse and drain the beans, scoop out 1/2 cup brown rice. Chop cucumber, spinach and pre cooked mushrooms and asparagus spears. Mix in lemon, sea salt and olive oil. Add sea salt and lemon to taste!

So I wanna know..

  • What are your favorite quick, throw together meals?
  • Are you a meal “prepper” or do you like to make meals as you go?
  • Anca Tantos

    Thank you SO much for this post!! I work 9-5 and always try to bring healthy lunches to work. I can’t wait to try these. Happy Friday! xo

    • You got it Anca! I will be sure making more of these types of posts since people like them!!

  • Follow My Gut

    Oooh I love a good teriyaki bowl and the way that you have this one with the peas makes me so hungry to have it for lunch today!

    Danielle | http://www.FollowMyGut.com <3

  • ForeignFresh&Fierce

    I need to eat right and fit like you! Your receipes always look soo amazing!
    XOXO
    Cindy

  • Love the vegan friendly options here! All of this sounds yummy and easy to make!

    xo Mariam | The Petite Bijou

    • thank you Mariam! I know I have a lot of vegan readers so I will be sharing more just like this <3

  • Kait Elizabeth

    These sound yummy and easy! I’ll have to try them. Hugs, Kait
    http://www.baskinginburgundy.com

  • WOW! I don’t even know where to start. These seriously look sooooo good & so incredibly easy (& your photography is wonderful)! I have been all about bean salads lately (literally effortless) but that Teriyaki looks incredible. Love that you use the coconut based teriyaki sauce – those coco-animos have been a major game changer in my stir frys! xx Shannon

    • thank you Shannon! I have been working SO hard on my photography skills! You will love the bowl its soo yummy and has been my go to as of late! Lots of love CC

  • Jannine

    I love the tuna cake recipe. Rice cakes are so versatile. I like to have them with almond butter and bananas or with yogurt and berries.

    Xo Jannine

  • The tuna cakes looks like something I would like. I love tuna and this lunch looks so easy to make!

    Polly
    http://gemsandjoy.com

  • Kelsey Kaplan

    These are GREAT suggestions! I am always looking for new quick and healthy lunch time meals. Thank you for sharing!