5. Healthy Baked Falafel by Picky Eater Blof
Falafels are typically deep fried chickpea patties, but in this unique Mediterranean-inspired recipe, they are baked instead!
A whole wheat pita packed with veggies makes this a healthy and delicious lunchtime treat.
The chickpeas are rich in protein, while the baby spinach provides a fun crunch that’s low in calories but nutrient-dense. You’ll fill up while eating foods that work to slim you down.
Now who doesn’t want that?
6. Strawberry Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese & Lemon Vinaigrette by Ambitious Kitchen
Who said salads can’t taste indulgent? This fresh and bright lunchtime meal is full of fun ingredients.
Quinoa is low on the glycemic index, which means it won’t spike your blood sugar, causing a sudden crash that will result in sugar or simple carbohydrate cravings soon after.
The crunchy addition of the sunflower seeds means more protein, essential vitamins and minerals and fiber.
7. Turmeric Tuna Boats by Get Healthy U
While classic tuna salad is typically filled with mayo, this recipe uses hummus instead to keep the calorie count down and the protein levels up.
The addition of the healthy spice turmeric keeps bloating at bay, while the sliced red peppers add zest and that beloved addition of vitamin C for your weight loss needs.
8. Kale Rainbow Detox Salad by Ambitious Kitchen
We’ve been hearing about kale as a superfood for sometime now, but before you think this salad is played out, just listen up to the lively ingredients involved.
A delicious vegan and gluten-free salad, it offers an array of nutritious vegetables and fruits like red, orange and yellow bell peppers, carrots, red onion, cilantro, parsley, roasted almonds and avocado.
Plus, kale is rich in phytonutrients, such as quercetin, which helps combat inflammation.
9. Blueberry Corn Salad by A Healthy Life For Me
The search for the perfect summer salad has ended with this innovative recipe made with corn, jalapeño and deliciously sweet blueberries that can help battle the bulge by providing you with vitamin C, potassium, powerful antioxidants and fiber to assist your digestive system.