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12 Work-From-Home Lunches With up to 48 Grams of Protein

Chicken and Kimchi-Kale Stir-Fry
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The nice thing about working from home is you’re not far from your kitchen. When the space is organized well and stocked with nutritious pantry staples, not only is healthy eating easier, but it’s also more enjoyable and budget-friendly. These high-protein lunches can easily be made ahead of time (or during your lunch break) to keep you full and energized. From low-carb chicken fajitas to colorful veggie-packed stir-fries, these lunch recipes all contain up to 48 grams of protein per serving.

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1. CHICKEN FAJITAS LETTUCE WRAP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Chicken Fajitas Lettuce Wraps

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 402; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 93mg; Sodium: 481mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 35g

2. CHICKEN AND KIMCHI-KALE STIR-FRY | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Chicken and Kimchi-Kale Stir-Fry

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 220; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 83mg; Sodium: 147mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 29g

3. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN RATATOUILLE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Slow Cooker Ratatouille Chicken

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 236; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 73mg; Sodium: 63mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 25g

4. ZUCCHINI-HUMMUS CHICKEN WRAP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Zucchini-Hummus Chicken Wrap

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 248; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 38mg; Sodium: 556mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 13g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 18g

5. INSTANT POT MINESTRONE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Instant Pot Minestrone

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 338; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 660mg; Carbohydrate: 53g; Dietary Fiber: 12g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 14g

6. CURRIED EGG SALAD LETTUCE WRAPS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Curried Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 212; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 278mg; Sodium: 686mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 12g

7. SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 275; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Sodium: 582mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 26g

8. GROUND TURKEY KEEMA AND PEAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES 

Ground Turkey Keema and Peas

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 219; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 78mg; Sodium: 360mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 23g

9. THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS PANINI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Thanksgiving Leftovers Panini

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 463; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 82mg; Sodium: 940mg; Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 38g

10. GREEK ORZO & CHICKEN SKILLET | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Greek Chicken & Orzo Skillet

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 407; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 96mg; Sodium: 618mg; Carbohydrate: 49g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 4g; Protein 39g

11. GREEN BEANS AND TOFU WITH PEANUTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Green Beans and Tofu With Peanuts

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 197; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 268mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 10g

12. SHRIMP & ASPARAGUS ZOODLE PASTA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Shrimp & Asparagus Zoodle Pasta

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 352; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 361mg; Sodium: 727mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 48g

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