Healthy Lunch Ideas

It's easy to stick to your diet with these quick, low-calorie lunches.


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Veggie Sub

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6-inch whole-grain sub with 2 slices lean roast beef, 2 tablespoons mustard and lots of veggies; 1/2 cup fruit

340 calories


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Mediterranean Pasta

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Healthy Choice Mediterranean Pasta; 1 apple

430 calories


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Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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A fast-food grilled chicken sandwich, 2 cups tossed green salad with 2 tablespoons fat-free salad dressing

410 calories


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Vegetable Soup

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1 cup Progresso Light microwave Italian-style veggie soup with 1/2 cup each Del Monte 50%-less-salt fresh-cut green beans and corn stirred in; 1 cup tossed greens with 1 tablespoon fat-free vinaigrette; 1 apple

200 calories


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Goat Cheese Sandwich

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Starbucks goat cheese with roasted mushrooms sandwich

330 calories


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Brussels Sprouts with White Beans

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Birds Eye Steamfresh single-serve baby Brussels sprouts with 3/4 cup white beans, 1 ounce low-fat shredded Swiss cheese and 1 tablespoon grainy mustard; 1/2 banana

320 calories


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Cheese Pizza

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1 slice cheese pizza, 2 cups tossed green salad with 2 tablespoons fat-free vinaigrette


250 calories


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