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
This roasted pear, walnut, and cranberry salad is a great side for a holiday dinner or any weekday meal. The salad is paleo, vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and Whole30 friendly.
If you're unfamiliar with jackfruit and how to cook with it, start with this easy vegan Mediterranean jackfruit salad. It's fresh tasting, gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly.
Push your boring burgers to the curb with these zucchini basil chicken burgers. This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, and paleo and Whole30 friendly.
Zululand Queen baby pineapples are super sweet with an edible core. Their compact size makes them perfect for a single serving of pineapple shrimp salad. This recipe is paleo, gluten free, and dairy free.
Un-sushi snackers are a healthy grain free, dairy free treat that can tide you over between meals. Or you can load up your seaweed with lots of ingredients for a full vegan or paleo meal.
Curry chicken broccoli slaw is a great one-dish meal. A cashew curry dressing brings robust flavor to the salad, and chicken brings the protein. This recipe is paleo, dairy free, and gluten free.
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.
Summer comes together in this strawberry lemon poppy seed vinaigrette to enjoy all season long on fresh greens with crisp fruits and vegetables.
Up your lunch or brunch game with this paleo avocado asparagus chicken salad. Fresh lemon and dill give this healthy recipe some punch. It's mayo free, dairy free, grain free, and gluten free.
You can enjoy your comfort food in good health with this paleo and whole 30 compliant ground turkey and kale stuffed sweet potato.
Breathe new life into your greens with this Thai coconut apple kale salad. Creamy coconut combines with nut butter and apple for a sweet and savory combo.
These paleo turkey tzatziki wraps make for a healthy lunch that's easy to pull together. They're gluten free, dairy free, and a delicious for leftover turkey or even roast chicken.
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.
This kale brussels sprout salad combines two great vegetables in one great dish that's sure to please. It’s paleo, gluten free, vegan, and whole30 friendly.
A cold, dairy free, vegan, raw avocado cucumber soup, packed with nutrients and anti-inflammatory properties. And wait, it even tastes good too!
This raw broccoli salad uses no mayonnaise or dairy. A cashew curry dressing gives it some creaminess while adding a nice kick of spice.
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.
Zucchini noodles with seaweed pesto is a healthy gluten free pasta with spiralized zoodles. Nutrient-dense seaweed pesto tops the healthy main or side dish.
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.