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50 healthy lunch recipes

Fancy something healthy for lunch? We’ve got plenty of quick and easy lunch recipes to choose from that are sure to put a smile on your face.

When it comes to being good you automatically assume that you have to miss out on your favourite foods – not with our simple recipes. Whether you’re on a diet or just trying to be healthy – we’ll have the lunch recipe for you.

From flavour-packed sandwiches to tasty, filling salads, we’ve got lots of healthy lunch ideas that are perfect if you’re trying to be good.

Want to get the kids eating healthy too? These lunch recipes are ideal if you have any leftovers. Just save for the next day and pop in their lunch boxes for school.

Leftover turkey recipes

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  1. Juicy chunks of turkey breast and creamy ripe avocados turn a simple pasta salad into a super-filling, super-tasty meal.

  2. Triple tested: This turkey curry has a lovely mild flavour, just add a pinch of chilli flakes if you like it hot! Brought…

  3. This turkey risotto from Slimming World is perfect for using up Christmas leftovers. Filled with vegetables and plenty of…

  4. This colourful, taste-filled stir-fry is a quick-to-prepare weekday evening meal – and it’s a great way to use up turkey…

Your favourite leftover turkey recipes

There is always plenty of turkey leftover after Christmas dinner and you can do much more with it than simple sandwiches. We have lots of cheap and easy leftover turkey recipes and ideas, like classic turkey curry and tasty turkey pie recipes. Your favourite leftover turkey recipes are:

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  • Need new ideas for any leftover turkey? Why not make a nice broth? This simple recipe is given extra flavour…

  • Use leftover Christmas turkey to make this delicious, warming creamed turkey and mushroom soup. After all the…

  • This handy recipe is a great option for your Christmas leftovers. Combine turkey with brie and cranberry sauce

  • Phil Vickery says: ‘My kids love making these as they’re fun to shape with hands, and even more fun to eat!’

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  • Got turkey leftover? Try this delicious turkey salad. At just 230 calories, it is a great heathly lunch or…

  • Use up any leftover turkey you might have with this simple risotto recipe. Ready in just 30 minutes – this…

  • These pasties are ideal for a Boxing Day snack or if you are going off for a long post Christmas walk.

  • Use up your leftover turkey with this simple pie from the Hairy Bikers. The Bikers say: ‘This is a fantastic,…

  • Add a little spice to your Christmas ingredients with this turkey and cranberry biryani – perfect for those leftovers!

  • A delicious spicy salad made with leftover turkey and a mild spice dressing. This is a great no-cook dish for busy days

  • Don’t waste all the leftover turkey over Christmas. These delicious pastry nibbles will use up any leftover…

  • This filling pie, packed with tender turkey pieces and fresh vegetables, makes a heartwarming family meal. Tuck in!

  • This step-by-step video shows how to make a quick frittata – and it uses up all your turkey and trimming leftovers.

  • These pasties are ideal for a Boxing Day snack or if you are going off for a long post Christmas walk.

  • Turkey breast steaks, dried sage and cranberry sauce give these baked potatoes a really festive flavour. You…

  • Here’s an easy and tasty meal that you can make with your leftover turkey

  • Ready in 20 mins, this fruity dish with mango chutney, lemongrass and coriander is great for using up turkey leftovers.

  • Triple tested: This turkey curry has a lovely mild flavour, just add a pinch of chilli flakes if you like it…

  • Fancy a cheap, quick and easy dinner? This colourful turkey stir-fry is very nutritious, tastes superb and…

  • If you’ve got food left over from the big day here are some dishes to make, using all your leftovers and it’ll…

  • A fast and easy family meal to enjoy over the Christmas period, using leftover turkey and the trimmings. Great…

  • A delicious spicy salad made with leftover turkey and a mild spice dressing. This is a great no-cook dish for busy days

  • Use up your leftover turkey with this simple pie from the Hairy Bikers. The Bikers say: ‘This is a fantastic,…

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Today’s poll

How do you decide what to have for dinner?

  • I plan my meals in advance 37%
  • I make up meals from what I have in 34%
  • I shop for each meal separately 4%
  • Depends on the day 25%

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