87 cheap and healthy lunch and dinner recipes

Whether you're a veggie- or meat-eater, we've got a main dish (or 10) for you. From zucchini noodles to BBQ chicken, here are our Greatist-approved main dish ideas for a healthier lunch or dinner any day of the week. Scroll down for all of our healthy recipes, broken up by whether they're vegetarian or for meat-eaters.

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35 Quick and Healthy Low-Calorie Lunches

Need a healthy lunch? Here are 35 options. With a little planning, they can all be prepared in seven minutes or less. It's time to kick that brown-bag lunch up a notch!


  • Mushroom-StuffedCabbage Rolls - These simplified veggie-filled cabbage rolls are the perfect homemade, comforting meal to tackle on a lazy weekend day. 
  • Quick and Easy Veggie Chili - This harty vegetarian chili is the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter weekend! Plus, one batch will last you all week.
  • Cauliflower Crust Pizza - Mix up the pizza game with this interesting take on a classic Italian dish that uses grated cauliflower as the crust. Buono appetite!

For many, many more great lunch and dinner recipes (87 of them!), go to Greatist.com.

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