Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Dare to Care: 68 Healthy Office Lunches

How are those New Year’s Resolutions to get healthier holding up? Are you already seeing progress in 2016, or are you ready to throw in the towel? Well, don’t give up hope just yet because ExpressACAForms has got another edition of Dare to Care to help you through the hardest first months for keeping resolutions.

While eating healthy doesn’t seem hard, in theory, the alternative can definitely seem easier, especially when it comes to lunch. Most of us don’t get to go home and cook lunch each day, and if you’re not already in the habit of making healthy lunches ahead of time, this usually means deciding between leftovers, a microwave meal, or eating out -- not typically your healthiest options. 

So since we’ve recently learned that it takes a lot longer than 21 days for a habit to form (try around 66 days), we’ve compiled a list of over two months worth of easy-to-prepare, delicious meals to help turn your healthy lunches into a lifelong habit:

Sandwiches                      Soups
1. Chicken & Hummus Wraps                         13. Chunky Moroccan
2. Mashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich             14. Roasted Carrot-Coconut
3. French Tuna Salad Sandwich                      15. Spicy Tomato
4. Mediterranean Turkey Wrap                      16. Pasta e Fagioli
5. Thai Chicken Roll-Ups                                  17. Tortilla with Black Beans
6. The World’s Easiest Falafel                          18. Slow Cooker Chili
7. Curried Chicken Salad                                  19. Chicken Noodle
8. Chicken Bánh Mí                                           20. Chickpea, Vegetable, & Pesto
9. Little Italy Chicken Pitas                               21. Easy Minestrone
10. Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap                       22. Chunky Turkey & White Bean
11. Eggplant Pita Pizza                                      23. Easy Veggie Chili
12. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Salads                               Pastas
24. Warm Steak, Feta, and Artichoke             42. Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad
25. BLT Lettuce Wrap                                       43. Chili-Spiked Orzo Salad w/ Pinto Beans
26. Avocado, Corn, and Cilantro                     44. Spicy Sesame-Soy Soba Noodles
27. Cannellini Bean and Escarole                   45. Steak Noodle Salad
28. Solie’s Signature Salad                               46. Zucchini & Almond Pasta Salad
29. Persian Shirazi Salad                                  47. Tuscan Bow Ties
30. Mediterranean Garden Wraps                 48. Orzo Salad w/ Tomatoes, Basil, & Feta
31. Greek Tuna Salad                                        49. The Healthiest Lasagna Ever
32. Arugula w/ Roasted Chicken & Quinoa   50. Three-Bean Pasta Salad
33. Mason Jar Salads                                         51. Chicken, Corn, & Tomato Pasta Salad
34. Chickpea, Cherry Tomato, & Feta             52. Roasted Pepper-Corn Pasta Salad
35. Asian Green Bean Salad                             53. Greek Orzo Salad
36. Neiman Marcus Chicken Salad                 54. Chilled Sesame Soba w/ Cashews
37. Wheat Berry Salad                                      55. Pasta w/ Quinoa Meatballs
38. Radish & Pecan Grain Salad                      56. Teriyaki Soba Salad
39. Spinach and Persimmon Salad
40. Kale w/ Lentils & Apricot Vinaigrette
41. Tabbouleh w/ Chicken & Red Pepper

Everything Else
57. Baked Quinoa Casserole                            63. One Pot Kale & Quinoa Pilaf
58. Tomato Basil Quinoa                                  64. Homemade Chipotle Burrito Bowl
59. Louisiana-Style Red Beans & Rice             65. Heart-Healthy Potato Salad
60. Breakfast Fried Rice                                     66. Fuss-Free Frittata
61. Mexican-Style Sweet Potatoes                   67. 20-Minute Kale & Quinoa Bowl
62. Veggie Rice Bowls                                         68. Miso Sweet Potato & Broccoli Bowl

For more healthy recipes and well-being tips, check out our sister product, HealingRadius! And for help with your Affordable Care Act e-filing, stay tuned for our other blogs, or visit We’ve also got friendly, expert customer service if you need any help along the way. Just give us a call (704-839-2270) or send us a live chat Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, or send us an email at any time at

No comments:

Post a Comment