In our fast-paced lives, finding time to prepare healthy meals can be a challenge. Whether you're on a busy work schedule, a student on the go, or simply looking for convenient options, we've got you covered with delicious Weight Watchers-friendly lunches that require minimal cooking. Low in calories and WW Points this list of easy lunch ideas will save you time while keeping you on track with your weight loss and wellness goals.
Discover how easy it is to stay on track even on the busiest days with these simple, delicious and nutritious salads, soups, wraps, bowls and lunchboxes. Enjoy!
Packed with delightful textures, this tuna salad gets an extra crunch from the inclusion of cabbage in every bite. The chewy sweetness of cranberries complements the tuna perfectly, creating a harmonious blend of flavors. Whether served atop lightly toasted bread or whole grain crackers, stuffed into lettuce leaves or enjoyed on its own, this dish is a fantastic lunch option that will energize you throughout the day. With its appealing combination of textures and tastes, this crunchy tuna salad is sure to satisfy your cravings and provide a satisfying boost of energy.
2. Salad Jar
Layer pre-cooked chicken, turkey, or tuna, mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and a light vinaigrette dressing in a mason jar. When you are ready to eat, just give the jar a good shake and dump the mixture into a bowl. Toss around and enjoy.
Here is the ultimate solution for a satisfying and guilt-free meal. This high protein box boasts a variety of wholesome foods, each clocking in at zero WW points! Embrace a lunchtime feast featuring sliced chicken, hard-boiled egg, crisp cucumber, bell pepper, sliced apples, and succulent grapes, all complemented by a side of delectable 0-point Greek Yogurt Dip.
Only one of a multitude of possibilities pack a combination of any of the following healthy foods into a compartmentalized food container. Of course you can add an item or two foods low in Points for a boost of flavor. The choice is yours. Here are some options worth considering:
- Cooked chicken breast
- Cooked turkey breast
- Cooked shrimp
- Canned salmon
- Canned tuna
- Baked tofu cubes
- Cooked chickpeas
- Sliced peppers
- Sliced cucumbers
- Baby carrots
- Cherry tomatoes
- Sugar snap peas
- Sliced apples
- Hard boiled eggs
- Nonfat cottage cheese
- Plain fat free yogurt
So much lighter and healthier than the typical deli chicken salad. Mix diced chicken breast with Greek yogurt or light mayonnaise, celery, grapes, and a sprinkle of nuts. Other possible delicious additions to consider include dried cranberries, chopped apple, and tarragon. Serve over a bed of lettuce or in a whole-grain wrap.
This vibrant salad features a medley of wholesome ingredients, including protein-packed chickpeas, crumbled feta cheese, crisp cucumber, and red bell pepper. Dressed in a light vinaigrette made with olive oil and lemon juice, this salad is a refreshing and satisfying option for those seeking a delicious, low-point no cook lunch. With a medley of textures and flavors, this salad is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a smart choice for anyone watching their waistline.
6. 4-Ingredient Skinny Chicken Caesar Slaw
Crunchy, satisfying and bursting with flavor, this super simple salad has just 4-Ingredients and comes together in minutes. Low in fat and calories, it makes a quick, easy healthy WW Friendly lunch. I think you'll love it as much as we do!
Satisfy your cravings guilt-free with this Weight Watchers-friendly Buffalo Chicken Wrap. Tender, cooked shredded or chopped chicken breast meets the bold flavors of buffalo sauce, complemented by crisp lettuce, diced tomatoes, and a dollop of Greek yogurt-based ranch dressing. Wrapped in a whole-grain tortilla, this savory creation delivers the perfect blend of heat and coolness for a low-point, high-flavor lunch that will leave you energized and satisfied.
9. Southwest Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl
Combine cooked quinoa with black beans, corn, cherry tomatoes, avocado, and a light lime vinaigrette. Toss well and pack for a flavorful and nutritious bowl.
10. Easy Low Fat Egg Salad Wrap
12. Cottage Cheese and Fruit Bowl
Combine low-fat cottage cheese with fresh pineapple chunks, berries, and a sprinkle of chia seeds for a protein-packed and satisfying bowl.
13. Tofu Salad Lettuce Cups
Dice firm tofu and mix it with diced cucumber, red bell pepper, and a light sesame ginger dressing. Spoon into large lettuce leaves for a crunchy and flavorful lunch.
14. Smoked Salmon Bagel Thin
Spread light cream cheese on a whole-grain bagel thin and top with smoked salmon, capers, and red onion slices.
15. Chicken and Avocado Bowl
Combine diced chicken breast with avocado, black beans, corn, and cherry tomatoes. Squeeze lime juice over the top for a fresh and flavorful bowl.
16. Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Mash chickpeas with light mayo, mustard, diced celery, and a dash of paprika. Spread it on whole-grain bread or in a wrap for a delicious and fiber-rich option. Other yummy additions to this salad include lemon juice or red wine vinegar, chopped pickles or olives.
17. High Fiber Cereal and Fruit
19. Chicken and Quinoa Bowl
Combine pre-cooked chicken, cooked quinoa, and steamed veggies in a portable bowl. Drizzle with a light dressing.
20. Protein-Packed Salad Kit
Pack a salad kit with pre-cooked chicken, mixed greens, a small container of dressing, and a sprinkle of seeds or nuts.
21. Chicken and Black Bean Salad Bowl
Combine diced chicken breast with black beans, corn, cherry tomatoes, and cilantro. Toss with a lime vinaigrette dressing for a flavorful and filling salad.
One of my favorite ways to keep lunch easy is to make a batch or soup or chili on the weekend that can be packaged and brought to work for quick and easy meals. This hearty and flavorful chili combining lean turkey sausage, and a variety of beans is a longtime favorite, It requires minimal chopping and effortlessly simmers to perfection in the slow cooker.
Soup is one of my favorite approaches to satisfying WW friendly lunch ideas for work. I love that I can make a batch or two on the weekend to be enjoyed all week long. It is so much easier to stay on track when you have soup ready and waiting in the fridge for a quick and easy satisfying lunch or supper.
f you're looking for a little change of pace from the typical Greek Salad (with romaine, feta and Kalamata olives), you might want to give this hearty Greek Quinoa Salad a try.
Perfect for vegetarians and packed with protein, this salad is a nutritional powerhouse with all the usual flavors you would expect from a Greek salad—chickpeas (garbanzo beans), tomatoes, cucumber, Kalamata olives, red bell pepper, feta cheese and fresh dill. Of course you could always substitute dried oregano for the dill if you prefer.
Diced cooked chicken, pasta, shredded carrots, red bell peppers and basil tossed in a Thai-inspired vinaigrette. This Chicken Satay Pasta Salad is both simple and delicious. Feel free to add additional vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower or zucchini for more fiber filling goodness.
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