10-Minute High-Protein Lunches for Weight Loss

Crispy cucumbers and creamy avocado are stuffed inside of this stuffed cucumber-and-avocado sandwich. Sliced red peppers lend a pop of color, while extra-sharp Cheddar and ricotta cheese bring taste.

Sandwich with Loaded Avocado and Cucumber

With enough protein from the chicken to keep you going, this quick and simple wrap folds up and is prepared for a casual, stationary lunch or a meal on the run. The green goddess dressing is vibrant from lemon and herbs and creamy from cheese and avocado. 

Chicken and cucumber Green Goddess Wrap

This sandwich of pickled beets, arugula, and goat cheese has a spicy kick, creamy goat cheese undertones, and acidic, sweet, and salty undertones from the pickled beets. This simple sandwich is given nuttiness and crunch with chopped walnuts.

Sandwich with arugula, goat cheese, and pickled beets

Thanks to its 26 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber, this power salad will keep you satiated for several hours. You don't need to massage or boil the kale after tossing it with the dressing and letting it sit in the jar for a while.

Tuna & Chickpea Power Salad in a Mason Jar

For these simple lettuce wraps, a tangy, nutty tahini dressing combines no-cook ingredients like canned chickpeas and roasted red peppers. Prepare these wraps in advance for a quick lunch or dinner. A couple warm pita wedges complete the meal flawlessly.

Wraps with roasted red pepper, chickpea, and lettuce with tahini dressing

This avocado toast recipe is elevated by burrata, a fresh mozzarella cheese with cream inside that makes for a luxurious but workday-friendly breakfast.

Burrata on toast with avocado

Take a salad kit from the grocery store and use it to make this filling grain bowl. After that, top the kit with farro and chicken for a quick, high-protein lunch or dinner.

Farro Bowl with Rotisserie Chicken, 3 Ingredients

Prepare this high-fiber, plant-based stir-fry for a handy dinner that takes little time. To lower salt intake without compromising flavor, look for teriyaki sauce in bottles labeled "less sodium" or "reduced sodium."

Three-ingredient Teriyaki fried edamame

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