5 (Healthy) Lunch Recipes To Try This Summer

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If you frequent social media for new and exciting recipes to try, we don’t have to tell you that summertime inspires the most visually stimulating plates. (When the final product is almost too pretty to eat, you did good.) With clean, colorful eating in mind, here’s five healthy lunch ideas to whip up this season. Because if you’ve never tried a jicama-wrapped taco, you’re far, far overdue.

I Am A Food Blog

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Summer Rolls

Recipe Author: I Am A Food Blog

Yield: 12 rolls

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Rolls Ingredients: 12 round rice paper wrappers 6 smoked salmon slices 1 avocado, thinly sliced 2 to 3 cups raw sprouts or cooked vermicelli 1 English cucumber, seeded and cut into strips Miso sesame dressing or fish sauce vinaigrette, to dip

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.

Downshiftology

Watermelon Radish and Cucumber Salad

Recipe Author: Downshiftology

Yield: 4 servings

Watermelon Radish and Cucumber Salad Ingredients: 4 watermelon radishes 1 large cucumber 1 ½ cups microgreens 1 tsp black lava salt

Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp maple syrup ¼ tsp Dijon mustard Pepper, to taste

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.

Oh She Glows

Summer Glow Buddha Bowl

Recipe Author: Oh She Glows

Yield: 4 servings

Buddha Bowl Ingredients: 1 ½ cups uncooked rainbow quinoa 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups fresh green beans, ends trimmed and chopped into bite-sized pieces 2 cups fresh snap peas, ends trimmed and chopped into bite-sized pieces 2 cups yellow zucchini, sliced into half-moons Pink Himalayan salt or fine sea salt, or to taste 1 to 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 medium carrot, peeled and spiralized/julienned 1 medium beet, peeled and spiralized/julienned 1 to 2 large ripe avocados, pitted and sliced ¾ cup toasted pepita seeds Mixed seeds to garnish

House Vinaigrette Ingredients: 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 medium clove garlic, minced 2 tsp pure maple syrup, or to taste ½ tsp pink Himalayan salt or fine sea salt, or to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 6 to 8 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, to taste

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.

My Domaine

Jicama Shrimp Tacos

Recipe Author: My Domaine

Yield: 3 tacos

Jicama Shrimp Taco Ingredients: 1 jicama 12 shrimp, cooked and chilled 1 avocado 1 cup red cabbage 1 cup green cabbage 2 Tbsp mayonnaise 2 Tbsp lime juice ¼ Tbsp Sriracha Lime slices Cilantro

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.

The Awesome Green

Avocado and Egg Sandwich with Super Seed Bread

Recipe Author: The Awesome Green

Yield: 2 servings

Avocado and Egg Sandwich Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado, peeled ½ lime, juice only 1 soft-boiled organic egg 2 radishes, cut into thin slices 1 scallion, finely diced Freshly ground black pepper A pinch sea salt 2 slices Seed Bread Mixed seeds to garnish

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.