Are you after healthy and high-protein lunch for your busy workdays? These are 23 of the best and most delicious options.
High-protein meals are healthy and give you the energy boost you need. It’s perfect if you can prep them quickly and easily too – that’s what cooking on a busy weekday is all about.
We’ve got you covered here. Check out these 23 wonderful high-protein lunch recipes and find your favorites. Most of these will work as a dinner meal too!
Recipes in this Post
Mustard Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Vegetables in Foil
Mustard Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Vegetables in Foil. The best, easiest way to grill meat and veggies! Perfect every time, and there’s no cleanup. Follow the link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
One-Skillet Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables
This is an amazing recipe for one-skillet balsamic chicken and vegetables. Follow the link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
Basil Chicken with Lemon and Spinach
Basil chicken with lemon is an easy one-pan skillet meal packed with fresh flavors. This easy chicken recipe is fresh, healthy, cooks in a single skillet, and is ready to eat in 20 minutes. See the link for the complete cooking instructions.
Sheet Pan Roasted Garlic Herb Chicken with Veggies
Chicken and your veggies coated with garlic and herbs and baked to perfection. This simple no fuss sheet pan dinner is ready in under 25 minutes and is also great for meal prep too. Follow this link for the cooking instructions.
Sirloin Steak Fajita Roll-Ups
Ditch the tortillas and make this low-carb version of your favorite steak fajitas. An easy sirloin steak recipe with a homemade fajitas seasoning mix. Follow this article for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
Healthy Baked Cheddar Ranch Chicken
Chicken dipped in a mixture of ranch seasoning and panko breadcrumbs then baked till crispy makes for the perfect, delicious, easy weeknight meal. Serve this with a salad, and you have a high protein lower carb lunch or dinner. Follow this link for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Tomato Feta and Spinach Burgers
These Spinach and Feta Chicken Burgers pack of a punch of protein, have only six ingredients and are THM:S, ketogenic, high protein, and grain free. Follow the article for the complete instructions.
High Protein Chicken Burrito Bowl
Mexican seasoned chicken, cilantro lime rice, guacamole, oh my. Get your healthy on with this high protein, macro-friendly, and delicious chicken burrito bowl. See this article for the recipe.
California Grain Bowl
What a fantastic California grain bowl. See the link for the recipe.
Superfood Chopped Salad with Salmon and Creamy Garlic Dressing
Curly kale forms the base of this salad, but you could use chard or spinach. To the greens, add a multitude of chopped veggies, such as broccoli, cabbage, and carrots. Finish with rich salmon for protein and a drizzle of creamy yogurt dressing to bring it all together. Follow the link for the instructions.
High Protein White Bean Arugula Salad
This salad takes no longer than 10 minutes to prepare. This is a fantastic high protein white bean arugula salad. See the link for the method.
Black Bean and Chicken Burrito Bowl
With black beans, fresh salsa, a squeeze of lime, and creamy Greek yogurt on top of crisp romaine lettuce this Chicken Burrito Bowl is an excellent lunch. See the article for the complete recipe.
Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Bake
Chicken, broccoli and quinoa are tossed in a lusciously creamy sauce and baked to cheesy perfection in this faux “mac n’ cheese” bake. It’s a protein-packed, complete meal the whole family will love. Follow this link for the cooking method.
Tomato Tuna Melts
Light on mayo and big on flavor, two of these speedy Tomato Tuna Melts deliver 25 grams of protein with just 10 grams of carbohydrates and 289 calories. See the article for the method.
Yummy Salmon Burgers with Slaw
These salmon burgers are made with just five ingredients. The best for a quick and easy high protein lunch or dinner. Follow this article for the cooking instructions.
Sheet Pan Garlic Shrimp
This recipe for Roasted Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini is bound to be a favorite, because who can resist garlic, shrimp, lemon and Parmesan cheese? See the link for the complete method.
Warm Lentil Salad
This is a Leptin Diet Approved Recipe because it’s high protein and fiber. Follow this link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
Mexican Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps
This tuna salad is the bomb. You can make it in 10 minutes and feel so good and light after eating it. See this article for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Honey Glazed Ginger Garlic Salmon
Quick and easy Asian inspired salmon. Follow the link for the instructions.
High Protein Vegan Lasagna Soup
This thick and heart Lasagna Soup is packed with fiber plant-based protein. Vegan and gluten-free, is a comforting a satisfying meal in a bowl. See this article for the complete cooking method.
High-Protein Vegan Mac and Cheese
Very easy High-Protein Vegan Mac and Cheese that is also healthy and gluten-free. Full of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and plant-based protein. See the article for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Protein Packed Egg Salad
Check out a terrific protein-packed egg salad. Follow this link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
Avocado Chicken Salad
What a terrific recipe for avocado chicken salad. See this article for the list of ingredients and instructions.