With fast-paced work weeks and busy family schedules to keep up with, it can sometimes be a challenge to make time for an afternoon meal. In these situations, it’s always a great idea to have quick food on hand, so that you are not tempted to run out for greasy takeout. Even the most dedicated dieters can slip up by not planning ahead. Thankfully, Nutrisystem offers a variety of delicious lunch options to help you maintain your weight loss discipline. So, avoid post-meal sluggishness by stashing away some of these top-rated Nutrisystem lunches.
With 14 grams of protein and 5 grams of dietary fiber, this all-beef patty sandwiched on a whole-wheat bun will satisfy your taste for a juicy burger. Stack your burger with lots of veggies to add some valuable nutrients.
2. Grilled Chicken Sandwich
This low-calorie, mouthwatering sandwich boasts 13 grams of protein and 4 grams of dietary fiber, while packing in flame-broiled flavor for a satisfying, guilt-free lunch.
3. Chocolate Peanut Butter B ar
Indulge in chocolate and peanut butter for lunch! Enjoy a bar that wraps sweet crispies, peanuts, and peanut butter in chocolate for an indulgent, yet low-calorie lunch. The whopping 14 grams of protein to keep your energy levels and high throughout the day.
4. Fudge Graham Lunch Bar
How about a lunch that brings back memories of roasting s’mores around a campfire? Treat yourself to our version of that childhood favorite. With decadent fudgy morsels and crispies, have fun munching away on this for your mid-day meal.
5. White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
Creamy comfort food for that is low-calorie and high in protein and fiber? Yes please! Savor tender noodles and creamy white cheddar sauce for delicious, filling lunch that hardly feels like dieting.
6. Loaded Potato
Cheddar, bleu cheese and crunchy bacon bits, blended with creamy mashed potato. Completely soul-warming comfort food. You would never think this rich potato dish would be low in fat and calories. Not only that, but it delivers 10 grams of protein.
7. Tuna Salad
Luscious chunks of tuna are mixed in with mayonnaise, onion, pickles, spices and water chestnuts to delight your taste buds. This is another high-protein, low-calorie lunchtime classic. Enjoy on top of a tomato slice, served on leafy greens or on a whole-grain roll.
8. Pepperoni Pizza Melt
Forget the pizzeria’s overly greasy takeout menu and grab one of these delicious, high-protein pizza melts. They’re loaded with mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and zesty tomato sauce. With 12 grams of protein and 5 grams of dietary fiber, you’ll keep your diet on track with this well-loved diet staple.
9. Three Cheese Chicken
Tender chicken atop creamy pasta, savory tomatoes and broccoli makes for a delicious, satisfying meal to get you through the afternoon.
10. Steak and Cheese Melt
Savory grilled steak, sautéed onions and peppers are smothered in provolone and mozzarella cheeses, then stuffed into a seasoned, whole-grain roll for a hearty, protein-packed lunch.
11. Cheese Tortellini
Enjoy indulgent cheesy tortellini stuffed with savory parmesan cheese and topped with rich tomato sauce. Low in fat and calories, but high in protein, this delightful Italian favorite is better than what you’d get in restaurants.
12. Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken and noodles are combined with a flavorful chicken stock for a classic, warming soup you’ll savor. Stir in your own vegetables like carrots and celery. With only 110 calories, 2 grams of fat and 10 grams of protein this satisfying soup keeps your diet on track, while letting you enjoy the taste of home cooking.
13. Cheddar Broccoli Rice
Creamy, cheesy broccoli and rice make for a comforting and filling lunchtime meal. Enjoy the rich and velvety taste knowing that this comforting entrée is a great low-calorie, low-fat option with 4 grams of fiber and 10 grams of protein.
14. Chicken Mozzarella Melt
This gooey, cheesy melt allows you to enjoy some of your favorite pizzeria takeout flavors, without high amounts of calories and fat. Tender chicken is paired with seasoned tomatoes, low-fat mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Don’t forget the smothering of zesty tomato sauce and flaky, whole-grain roll.
15. Chicken Broccoli and Rice
This cheese-topped dish is packed with protein thanks to white-meat chicken and fiber thanks to broccoli florets. This cheesy combo lay atop a hearty bed of brown rice to create a classic lunch that will fill you up without filling you out.