10 light and easy lunches for lockdown

Those same old, same old meal might be starting to get boring so here is a list of 10 light lunches for lockdown you’re. If like me, then lunchtime needs to be quick, easy and healthy. I have compiled a list of my top 10 favourite light lunches for lockdown along with links to the recipes. Bon Appetit!  

Easy Italian Chicken and Spinach

This is a delicious and easy to make dish that’s packed with Italian flavours. The chicken is lighter than red meat, while the spinach brings additional nutrients to the dish. The best part is that this only takes 15 minutes to make. Easy Italian Chicken and Spinach

lunches for lockdown

Swiss Chard Stuffed Avocados

If you follow my blog regularly you know I’m a big fan of avos, and this avo dish is no different. This is a total breeze to make, and it’s oh so yummy. All you need are some avos, swiss chard and 10 minutes of time and boom, you have a light and healthy lunch for lockdown. Swiss Chard Stuffed Avocados


This light lunch is another brilliant culinary invention from the Mediterranean. Fasolakia is made from green beans and will help to keep your veggie intake nice and high. A perfect dish for lockdown since it’s light, vegetarian and healthy. Fasolakia

Hummus Coated Chicken

This is one of my all-time favourite lunches for lockdown. It’s so easy to make and has flavour to die for. The hummus will keep the chicken moist while it’s cooking so no more bland, boring and dried out chicken for lunch. Hummus Coated Chicken

10 Minute Chicken, Snap Pea and Peanut Stir Fry

Only got 10 minutes to make lunch? This recipe has got you covered. Whip up a light, crunchy and tasty stir fry in minutes. This is a great recipe not only because it comes together in a flash and is super tasty, but also because it is extremely versatile. 10 Minute Chicken, Snap Pea and Peanut Stir Fry

Lentil, Beetroot and Feta Cheese Salad

Beetroots are one of the healthiest veggies around, and this easy-to-make salad puts them to good use. Low in calories but loaded with nutrition, this salad will keep you healthy and happy all lockdown long. Lentil, Beetroot and Feta Cheese Salad

lunches for lockdown

Salami Salad

Salami is such a great cured meat to cook with, and this recipe is a treat for those that need lots of protein in their diets. Perfect for after a heavy workout while still staying light and easy to digest. Not to mention it’s fantastically flavourful too. Salami Salad

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche is the first lady of lunchtime and you simply can’t go wrong with this classic dish. It does take a little time to prepare but trust me the results are worth it. Quiche Lorraine is as appetising to the eye as it is to the palate and is brilliant for while you’re stuck at home. Quiche Lorraine

Garlic butter mushrooms and poached egg on toast

Sometimes you don’t need to overthink it, and this is where this mushroom dish comes in. It’s so easy to make and perfect for those on a low-calorie diet. You can even ditch the toast to make it a completely carb-free dish. Garlic butter mushrooms and poached egg on toast

Blackened salmon and green tahini

If you’re looking for something a little different but still easy to make, then look no further. This salmon recipe is prepared in minutes, soaked in flavour and has a touch of razzle-dazzle that makes it a winning dish every time. Blackened salmon and green tahini

Everyone has their own preferred light and easy summertime lunch – what’s yours? Please let me know in the comments.

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