Stay healthy in the new year with these clean eating lunch recipes that are gluten free and dairy free. Make a dish over the weekend and enjoy all week.
Hopefully you're already off and running with the 10 clean eating breakfast recipes I posted this week. To keep the healthy vibes going, I have a whole lot of unprocessed, gluten free and dairy free lunch options. A lot of these recipes are great to make in advance and eat for a few days during the week. Many are also transportable so they can come with you to the office to save you from making some bad decisions at the downstairs cafeteria.
Clean Eating Lunch Recipes - Gluten Free & Dairy Free
Harness the power of turmeric's strong anti-inflammatory properties with my lemon ginger turmeric dressing. It's paleo, vegan, gluten free, and Whole 30 friendly.
Hearts of palm, avocado, cucumber and fresh strawberries combine for the perfect, light, summer salad that's gluten free and dairy free.
You won't miss the mayonnaise in this chicken salad recipe that uses a cashew curry sauce for great flavor, sans mayo. Grapes, celery and toasted walnuts add crunch and great health benefits.
Turkey cups are a fun make ahead lunch, dinner or snack. Fill them with quinoa and vegetables and you have a healthy and complete gluten free, dairy free meal.
This raw broccoli salad uses no mayonnaise or dairy. A cashew curry dressing gives it some creaminess while adding a nice kick of spice.
You can easily pull this salad together using canned beans or throw in some fresh green beans for added flavor. Mexican spices bump up the taste and make for a quick and tasty side dish.
Fresh vegetables need little manipulation when preparing. Throwing them on the grill with just a dash of olive oil and seasoning makes for a perfect and easy summer meal.
Tuna and white beans come together in this healthy and tasty patty with no gluten or dairy added.
Turn your chicken burrito into a healthier gluten free meal by using collard greens to wrap fresh chicken and vegetables into a Mexican themed roll up.
While there's no meat in these meatballs, there is plenty of great flavor from savory lentils and mushrooms combined with spinach, sherry vinegar and spices. It's a gluten free, vegan veggie ball.
Kick up your chicken tacos with a spicy cabbage slaw free from mayo, but full of flavor. Marinated ginger lime chicken is further enhanced with a smoky guacamole for a zesty Mexican meal.
Swap your animal protein for edamame in this cool zucchini noodle salad, topped with a honey walnut vinaigrette. Great for all your summer picnics!
Black beans and quinoa combine with chipotle and cilantro for a gluten free, vegan patty great for lunch or dinner. Make them into bite size pieces and serve them as an appetizer at your next party.
These adorable Zululand Queen baby pineapples are super sweet with an edible core. Their compact size makes them perfect for a single serving of shrimp salad tossed with pineapple salsa.
Mediterranean quinoa salad is a healthy, easy lunch or dinner that combines a few fresh ingredients in a zesty vinaigrette. Make a batch on Sunday and enjoy all week long.
A light and healthy crab salad for a luncheon or party. Mayonnaise is omitted in this recipe in exchange for oil and vinegar, and of course, a dash of Old Bay for a true east coast taste.
Fresh Mediterranean flavors of cucumber, tomatoes and olives combine with sweet crab and a mint champagne vinaigrette for a colorful and refreshing lunchtime salad.
The salade nicoise is a wonderful French staple that pairs so well with a nice cool, Rose. It's naturally gluten free, dairy free and can be paleo as well.