No-Cook High Protein Lunch Ideas

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

All hail pantry staples. Made with two kinds of beans and a few simple ingredients, this chickpea salad sandwich slaps.

Tuna Nicoise Toast

Toasted crusty bread meets kale pesto, rough-mashed avocado, crisp cucumber slices, rich and garlicky tomatoes, chunks of oil-packed tuna, and loads of fresh basil. It’s divine.

Grown Up Lunchable

Speaking of grazing boards, this minimal-prep lunch idea is where it’s at. It’s a delight for all of your senses—and cravings.

Breakfast Grazing Board

Don’t let the name fool you. This board is filled with protein-rich Greek yogurt, fruit, and hearty granola. Lunchtime heaven.

Fig Smoothie

Of course, protein smoothies are a beloved no-cook lunch idea. Add protein powder, hemp seeds, almond butter, or cow’s milk to your favorite smoothie base for extra protein.

Radicchio, Citrus, and Prosciutto Salad

This salad may look intimidating (she’s a stunner), but trust us, it couldn’t be easier to make. Throw it in a bowl and temporarily transport yourself to Parma, Italy—you’ll thank us later.

Green Salad with Fruit

Craving sweet? This green salad with fruit will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Feta Salad with White Beans and Lemon Relish

Pro-Tip: For a lunch that comes together in no time, make the lemon relish ahead of time.

Pumpkin Overnight Oats

Whip this together the night before (or in the early morning), and a sweet yet satisfying lunch is served.

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