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19 Healthy Portable Lunches Anyone Can Make

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When you're rushing all day, it can be hard to have a healthy lunch. Americans spend around $1,000 on lunch every year, so save yourself some dough and try out these delicious, portable lunches you can throw in your bag ad eat anywhere.

Walnut Cranberry Kale Salad
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The combination of sweet corn, earthy walnuts, and fresh kale is irresistible. Recipe here.

10-Minute Curry Chicken Salad
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With fresh lemon and savory curry, this twist on chicken salad is anything but boring. Recipe here.

This simple and delicious stir-fry will satisfy your lunch hanger pains without making you feel bloated. Get the recipe here.

Tomato, Mozzarella, Ham and Basil Mason Jar Salad
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This simple Italian salad is as fresh and delicious... and it only takes 15 minutes. Here's how to make it.

Arugula Strawberry Feta Salad
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This delicious and fresh salad combines savory arugula, sweet strawberries and feta to create a light lunch. Recipe here.

Lemon Tahini Farro Salad with Kale
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This savory combo is sure to please, and the farro helps keep you full and energized throughout the afternoon. Get the recipe.

Sunflower seeds + chickpeas + kale? Yum. Recipe here.

Because rolls are hard. Swap white rice for brown for a healthy and filling meal. Get the recipe here.

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