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5 min granola bars

5-Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars (vegan, gluten free if you use GF certified oats) – pictured above

Almond Butter Banana Breakfast Bars (vegan)

Almond Encrusted Tilapia (gluten free)

Banana Nut Quinoa Muffins (vegan & gluten free)

Banana & Spinach Smoothie (sounds gross but is AWESOME!)

Carrot Cake Muffins (vegan & whole wheat)

Chicken & White Bean Chili Soup (gluten free)

Chicken Shawarma Pita Pitza!

Chunky Turkey & Vegetable Soup (gluten free)

Corn Flake Encrusted Chicken Fingers (gluten free)

Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars (gluten free)

Greek Lamb Burgers (gluten free without bun – can be made with turkey too)

Healthy Chicken Enchiladas (gluten-free and made with yogurt!)

Healthy Peanut Butter Power Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie (gluten free)

High Protein & Flour-Free Breakfast Pancake (gluten free)

Mason Jar Kale Salad (gluten free, vegan without cheese)

Matt’s Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies (healthy but not TOO healthy!)

Mexican Black Bean Spinach Burgers (vegan)

Mexican Chicken Casserole (gluten free)

Mexican Lasagna (gluten free if using corn tortillas)

Nutty Protein Granola Bars (gluten free with GF certified oats)

Oatmeal Banana Coconut Cookies

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites (vegan, gluten free with GF certified oats)

Perfect (Microwave) Banana Oatmeal (vegan with nondairy milk, gluten free with GF certified oats)

Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies (gluten free)

Pumpkin Bean Dip (vegan, gluten free)

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal (vegan with nondairy milk, gluten free with GF certified oats)

Quinoa Taco Salad (vegan if omit cheese)

Red Lentil Granola Bars (vegan)

Roasted Salmon with Watermelon Salsa (gluten free)

Salmon with Lemon Mustard Dill Sauce (gluten free)

Salty Maple Nut Energy Bites (vegan, gluten free)

Savory Curry Granola Bars (gluten free) 

Savory No Bake Honey Mustard Granola Bars (gluten free) 

Scrambled Egg Muffins

Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes (vegan with nondairy milk, gluten free)

Strawberry Scones (vegan)

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Enchiladas (vegan if omit cheese)

Sweet Potato Lentil Chili (vegan)

Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls (vegan, gluten free)

Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist

Turkey, Veggie, & Barley Chili

Vanilla Almond Biscotti (vegan)

Veggie-tastic Minestrone Soup (vegan)

Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars (vegan, gluten free)

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread (vegan)

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Zesty Lemon Zucchini Muffins

Breakfast/Brunch

simple baked oatmeal recipe

Baked Oatmeal (gluten free with certified GF oats) – pictured above

4 Healthy, Quick, and Portable Breakfast Ideas

Almond Butter Banana Breakfast Bars (vegan)

Almond Butter French Toast with Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Topping

Almond Butter Stuffed Vanilla Coconut French Toast

Blueberry Spelt Pancakes with Yogurt Maple Banana Topping

Coconut Breakfast Quinoa (vegan, gluten free)

Cranberry Yogurt Scones

Crustless Quiche with Spring Veggies (gluten free) 

Fruit Salad with Yogurt Honey-Lime Dressing (gluten free)

High Protein & Flour-Free Breakfast Pancake (gluten free)

High Protein Oatmeal (gluten free with certified GF oats)

Microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for One (vegan)

Perfect (Microwave) Banana Oatmeal (vegan with nondairy milk, gluten free with GF certified oats)

PB&J Blueberry Pancakes

Pomegranate Blueberry Pancakes

Potato Pancakes (great with eggs!)

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal (vegan with nondairy milk, gluten free with GF certified oats)

Quinoa Breakfast Bake (vegan, gluten free)

Red Lentil Granola Bars (vegan)

Scrambled Egg Muffins

Shrimp, Spinach, & Tomato Omelet(te) (gluten free)

Smoked Salmon & Vegetable Egg Casserole (gluten free)

Spiced Cranberry Compote Oatmeal (gluten free with certified GF oats)

Spiced Pumpkin Pancake (gluten free)

Strawberry Scones (vegan)

Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs

Tart Cherry Oatmeal (microwaveable — vegan, gluten free with gf oats)

Tomato Basil Feta Omelet(te) (gluten free)

Baked Goods

healthy carrot cake muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins (vegan) – pictured above

Almond Butter Banana Breakfast Bars (vegan)

Apple Cinnamon Oat Bars

Apple Walnut Crunch Spelt Muffins

Banana Nut Quinoa Muffins (vegan & gluten free)

Banana Spelt Muffins

Blueberry Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Bread

Cranberry Quinoa Peanut Butter Power Bars (gluten free if you use GF certified oats)

Cranberry Yogurt Scones

Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars (gluten free!)

Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread (vegan)

Fresh Cranberry and Walnut Pumpkin Bread (easily made vegan)

4th of July Cookie Cake

Nutty Protein Granola Bars (gluten free with GF certified oats)

Oatmeal Apricot Snack Bars (vegan with flax egg)

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

Paleo Pumpkin Muffins (gluten free)

Peach Muffins (dairy & gluten free)

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Power Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins (vegan with nondairy milk)

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffin Tops

Pumpkin Goji Biscotti

Pumpkin Muffins (or Bread) of Deliciousness 

Quinoa Breakfast Bake (vegan, gluten free)

Red Lentil Granola Bars (vegan)

Spiced Baked Apple Chips (gluten free, vegan)

Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins

Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars (gluten free)

Strawberry Rhubarb Bread

Strawberry Scones (vegan)

Sweet Potato Banana Oat Muffins (vegan with nondairy milk)

Sweet Potato Cranberry Coconut Muffins 

Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Bread Pudding

Vanilla Almond Biscotti (vegan)

Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars(vegan, gluten free)

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread (vegan)

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Wild Blueberry Biscotti

Zesty Lemon Zucchini Muffins

No Bake Snacks

(the baked goods above also make great snacks!)

oatmeal raisin energy bites

Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites (vegan, gluten free with gf oats)  pictured above

Healthy Snack Ideas for Busy People

5-Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars (vegan, gluten free if you use gf certified oats and cereal)

Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls (vegan, gluten free)

Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls (vegan)

Cinnamon Yogurt and Cottage Cheese Mess

Fruit Salad with Yogurt Honey-Lime Dressing (gluten free)

Gingerbread Pecan Butter Recipe (vegan, gluten free)

Microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for One (vegan)

Nectarine Ice Pops (vegan, gluten free)

Nut Butter Stuffed Salty Dates (vegan, gluten free — great running fuel!)

Peanut Cinnamon Date Balls (vegan)

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for One (microwave-able)

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding (vegan, gluten free)

Salty Maple Nut Energy Bites (vegan, gluten free)

Savory Curry Granola Bars (gluten free) 

Savory No Bake Honey Mustard Granola Bars (gluten free)

Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls (vegan, gluten free)

Watermelon Rosemary Popsicles (vegan, gluten free)

Drinks & Smoothies

homemade citrus sports drink

Homemade Citrus Sports Drink (vegan, gluten free) <– great for running!

{All That’s Missing is the} Tropical Island Smoothie (gluten free)

Banana & Spinach Smoothie (vegan with nondairy milk, gluten free) <– sounds gross but is AWESOME!

Chocolate Cherry Espresso Smoothie (gluten free)

Cucumber Lime Basil Prosecco Spritzer (gluten free)

Hangover Busting Smoothie Recipe (gluten free)

Healthy Shamrock Shake (vegan)

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie (gluten free)

Homemade Strawberry Milk (vegan, gluten free)

Lemon Berry Ginger Protein Smoothie (gluten free)

Matt’s Maple Cinnamon Latte (gluten free)

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (vegan)

Tart Cherry Sports Drink (vegan, gluten free)

Vanilla Mint Smoothie (gluten free)

Lunches

easy lentil veggie burgers

Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan) – pictured above

Autumn Chicken Salad (gluten free without pita)

Black Bean and Pumpkin Veggie Burgers (vegan)

Cheesy Avocado Tuna Sandwich

Chicken Shawarma Pita Pitza!

Deconstructed Quinoa Burrito (vegan)

Kidney Bean and Feta Pizza (vegetarian)

Mason Jar Kale Salad (gluten free, vegan without cheese)

Mexican Black Bean Spinach Burgers (vegan)

Open-faced Tart Cherry Prosciutto Sandwich

Smoked Salmon & Dill Wrap

Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist (gluten free with out pita)

The posts below are part of my “How To Pack Lunch in 5 Minutes” series. Each post includes a fully packable lunch, as well as afternoon snacks. Great for worker bees! :)

healthy packed lunch

Appetizers, Sauces, and Dips

healthy seven layer dip

The Best Healthy Seven Layer Dip  (gluten free) – pictured above

Almondmilk Mayonnaise (vegan, gluten free)

Asian Stir Fry Sauce (gluten free)

Baked Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms (gluten free)

Cranberry Cinnamon Apple Baked Brie (gluten free)

Cucumber Yogurt Garlic Sauce (gluten free)

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce (gluten free)

Edamame Bruschetta

Fresh Thai Summer Rolls (gluten free)

Healthy Deviled Eggs (gluten free)

Hummus Queso Dip (gluten free)

Kale Artichoke Dip (vegan, gluten free)

Lemon Avocado Hummus (vegan, gluten free)

Pumpkin Bean Dip (vegan, gluten free)

Roasted Almond & Kale Pesto (no basil required – great for winter!)

Smoked Salmon & Dill Wraps

Spinach Basil Pesto

Salads & Dressings

mason jar kale salad

Mason Jar Kale Salad (gluten free, vegan without cheese) – pictured above

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad (vegan, gluten free)

Barley and Brown Rice Herbed Veggie Salad (vegan)

Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad (gluten free)

Creamy Vegan Salad Dressing (vegan, gluten free)

Curried Barley Chickpea Salad (vegan)

Goat Cheese and Beet Salad (gluten free)

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette (vegan, gluten free)

Kale Caesar Salad (vegan, gluten free)

Kale, Chickpea & Feta Greek Salad (gluten free)

Late Summer Arugula Salad (vegan. gluten free)

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Mediterranean Green Tea Quinoa Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Mexican Barley Salad (vegan, gluten free if using rice/quinoa)

Mexican Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Quinoa Salad with Pecans & Cranberries (vegan)

Quinoa Taco Salad (vegan if omit cheese)

Shrimp, Cucumber, and Feta Orzo Salad

Spiced Raisin and Pine Nut Barley Salad (vegan)

Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad

Zesty Kumquat Quinoa Salad (vegan, gluten free)

Soups & Chili

sweet potato lentil chili

Sweet Potato Lentil Chili (vegan, gluten free) – pictured above

Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup (vegan, gluten free – served chilled)

Chicken & White Bean Chili Soup (gluten free)

Chunky Turkey & Vegetable Soup (gluten free)

Creamy Mexican Chicken Chili Soup (gluten free)

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup ( gluten free, made with yogurt!)

Curried Carrot Soup (vegan)

Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili (gluten free)

Homemade Minestrone Soup (vegan)

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (gluten free)

Turkey, Veggie, & Barley Chili

Two Ingredient Lentil Soup (vegan, gluten free)

Side Dishes/Vegetables

For more ideas, see the Vegetarian Entrees section!

spiced mashed sweet potatoes

Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes (vegan with nondairy milk, gluten free)  pictured above

Garlic Herb Roasted Veggies (vegan, gluten free)

Healthy Mashed Potatoes (vegan, gluten free)

How to Make Brussels Sprouts Delicious (vegan, gluten free)

Lemon Garlic String Beans (vegan, gluten free)

Maple Cinnamon Roasted Veggies (vegan, gluten free)

Mashed Potato Pancakes

Mexican-Style Sweet Potato Fries (vegan, gluten free)

Vegetarian Entrees

healthy mexican lasagna

Mexican Lasagna (vegetarian if you leave out the chicken; gluten free if using corn tortillas) – pictured above

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad (vegan, gluten free)

Almond Soy Sauce Baked Tofu (vegan, gluten free)

Barley and Brown Rice Herbed Veggie Salad (vegan)

BBQ Chickpeas with Sweet Potatoes & Bok Choy (vegan, gluten free)

Black Bean, Feta & Quinoa Mess (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Black Bean and Pumpkin Veggie Burgers (vegan)

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

“Cheesy” Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale (vegan, gluten free)

“Cheesy” Mushroom Quinoa (vegan, gluten free)

Comforting Pumpkin Quinoa (vegan, glutenfree)

Creamy Garlic & Herb Pasta (vegan)

Curried Barley Chickpea Salad (vegan)

Deconstructed Quinoa Burrito (vegan, gluten free)

Easy Coconut Curry (vegan if using tofu, gluten free)

Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan)

Kidney Bean and Feta Pizza

Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Mason Jar Kale Salad (gluten free, vegan without cheese)

Mediterranean Green Tea Quinoa Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Mexican Barley Salad (vegan, gluten free if using rice/quinoa)

Mexican Black Bean Spinach Burgers (vegan)

Mexican Brown Rice Casserole (gluten free)

Mexican Quinoa Salad (vegan, gluten free)

Parmesan Mushroom Risotto (gluten free)

Quinoa & Bean Stuffed Peppers (gluten free)

Quinoa Salad with Pecans & Cranberries (vegan, gluten free)

Quinoa Taco Salad (vegan without cheese, gluten free)

Red Beans and Rice (easily vegan, gluten free)

Secret Ingredient Falafel (vegan) (winner of a blogger contest!)

Shepherd’s Pie (vegan, gluten free)

Simple Mediterranean Pasta Salad (vegan without cheese)

Spiced Raisin and Pine Nut Barley Salad (vegan)

Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms (gluten free)

Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Enchiladas (vegan if omit cheese)

Sweet Potato Black Bean Mess (vegan)

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Sweet Potato & Lentil Coconut Curry (vegan)

Vegetable & Kidney Bean Quinoa (vegan)

Veggie, Rice & Bean Stuffed Butternut Squash (vegan)

Walnut and Mushroom Vegetarian Enchiladas (vegan if omit cheese)

Zesty Kumquat Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Seafood Entrees

almond crusted tilapia

Almond Crusted Tilapia (gluten free, try it topped with Black Bean Olive Salsa — delicious!) – pictured above

Black Pepper Crusted Yellowfin Tuna (gluten free)

Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad (gluten free)

Goat Cheese Shrimp with Rice & Veggies (gluten free)

Healthier Tuna Noodle Casserole (<– get your 90’s on)

Lemon and Herb Fish (gluten free)

Mussels in Creamy Tomato Fennel Broth (gluten free)

Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies (gluten free)

Roasted Salmon with Watermelon Salsa (gluten free)

Salmon Brown Rice Cakes with Fresh Salsa (gluten free)

Salmon with Lemon Mustard Dill Sauce (gluten free)

Seared Scallops with White Beans and Spinach (gluten free)

Shrimp, Cucumber, and Feta Orzo Salad

Thanksgiving Ceviche (gluten free)

Tilapia en Papillote (gluten free)

Tuna & Veggie Pasta Salad (cold)

Poultry & Meat Entrees

healthy chicken fingers recipe

Healthy Chicken Fingers (gluten free) – pictured above

Braised Beef Machacha (gluten free)

Braised Chicken with Potatoes, Lentils, Fennel, and Kale (gluten free)

Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili (gluten free)

Chicken & White Bean Chili Soup (gluten free)

Chicken Shawarma Pita Pitza!

Chicken & Veggie Pasta 

Creamy Mexican Chicken Chili Soup (gluten free)

{Ridiculously Easy} Crockpot Curry Chicken (gluten free)

Easy Coconut Curry (gluten free)

Fresh Thai Summer Rolls (gluten free)

Greek Lamb Burgers (gluten free without bun – can be made with turkey too)

Healthy Chicken Enchiladas (gluten-free and made with yogurt!)

Healthy Diner-Style Chicken Fingers 

How to Roast a Chicken (gluten free)

Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Pineapple Salsa (gluten free without bun)

Lasagna to Feed a Crowd (can easily be vegetarian!)

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Mexican Chicken Casserole (gluten free)

Mexican Lasagna (gluten free if using corn tortillas)

Not Your Ordinary Spaghetti and Meatballs

Orange Lemon Chicken  (gluten free)

Pan Seared Balsamic Vinaigrette Chicken (gluten free)

Rigatoni with Slow Cooker Stewed Lamb & Veggies

Roasted Marinated Pork Tenderloin (gluten free)

Saucy Tomato & Spinach Chicken (gluten free)

Tart Cherry, Kale, and Feta Stuffed Chicken (gluten free)

Thai Chili Garlic Chicken with Veggies and Brown Rice (gluten free)

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (gluten free)

Tomato, Basil & Garlic Chicken (gluten free)

Turkey, Veggie, & Barley Chili

Cookies & Desserts

oatmeal dark chocolate cookies

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Cookies – pictured above

2 Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Bites (vegan)

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

Citrus Zest Cake (whole wheat!)

Cranberry Caramel Date Bars

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free)

Halloween Spiderweb Cookies

Healthy Peanut Butter Power Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

Maple Gingerbread Pots de Creme (gluten free)

Matt’s Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies (healthy but not TOO healthy!)

No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (gluten free & vegan)

Oatmeal Banana Coconut Cookies

Oatmeal Banana Pumpkin Cookies (vegan)

Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan, gluten free)

Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Bread Pudding

These Ain’t Yo Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies! (but they still taste like them)

Zucchini Bread Ice Cream (vegan, gluten free)