Greasy hamburgers at lunch or a buttered bagel is not everyone’s idea of a dream lunch. Healthy eating is important but not always so easy when you have little time on your hands. You may be forced to eat snacks that you do not enjoy in a rush.

However, there are recipes that do not involve spending a lot of time or having special culinary skills. Try these 14 healthy easy recipes for busy people on the go.

1. Green Salads

Salads are super easy to make and require no cooking at all. Just chop up the ingredients and put it in a Tupperware and you are good to go. You can make a lot at once and keep for later.


  • Kale
  • Lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How to make it:

  1. Chop kale into small bite-size pieces. Squeeze out the lemon juice and whisk in olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Toss kale in the mix and add bean sprouts or cheese

2. Chickpea Slaw


  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 ½ cups of sliced green cabbage
  • 2 stalks celery (sliced)
  • 2 shredded carrots
  • 2 tbsps. sesame seeds (toasted)

How to make it:

  1. Stir together yogurt, vinegar, water, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add in chickpeas, cabbage, celery, and carrots.
  3. Toss and sprinkle in sesame seeds.

3. Juice Your Greens


  • A handful of kale
  • A handful of cabbage
  • A handful of parsley
  • A stalk of celery
  • An apple or a pear

How to make it:

  1. Place the ingredients one at a time into your juicer.
  2. Put it in your favorite bottle and you are done!

4. Steamed Veggies And Meat

This recipe includes meat but does not take years to prepare. Steaming cooks the meal really fast. If you are a vegan, you can use tofu to substitute the meat.


  • Broccoli
  • Meat (of your choice)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Apple cider vinegar

How to make it:

  1. Steam broccoli and meat in a steamer while drizzling the meat with olive oil and apple cider vinegar.
  2. Remove the broccoli when it becomes soft and the meat when it is well cooked.
  3. Remember to sprinkle on some salt and pepper.

5. Seared Meat and Vegetables

A skillet will come in handy for this dish. And yes, it is another meal with veggies and meat, you cannot go wrong with this. It is a mix and matches meaning you can switch up the oils, seasonings, and vegetables according to your taste.


  • Ground meat (of your choice)
  • Vegetables (anyone you fancy)
  • Organic oil/butter
  • Store bought sauce/dressing
  • Salt

How to make it:

  1. Cook meat with heated organic oil/butter in a skillet over moderate heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add in shredded and chopped vegetables and stir until the meat cooks and the vegetables are semi-soft.
  3. Put your salt or dressing to give it some extra flavor.

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