18 Easy Nut-Free Lunch Ideas

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These nut-free lunch ideas are great for work or school! Our selection of vegan recipes is a hit with adults, kids, and picky eaters.

Looking for some new nut-free lunch ideas that are quick and easy to make?

Whether you’re dealing with nut allergies or are required to keep school lunches nut-free, this post will give you plenty of sweet and savory options to pack.

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18 Easy Nut-Free Lunch Ideas

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

These nut-free lunch ideas are great for work or school! Our selection of vegan recipes is a hit with adults, kids, and picky eaters. The following hummus wrap is our go-to lunch option!


  • 2 tortilla wraps, whole grain or gluten-free
  • ½ cup hummus (120 g)
  • 1 cup mixed leafy greens (30 g)
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped
  • ⅓ red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 carrot, shredded


  1. Divide the hummus evenly between your two wraps and spread it in the bottom third of the wrap.
  2. Add leafy greens, avocado, tomato, bell pepper, and carrot to your hummus layer.
  3. Sprinkle with black pepper, nutritional yeast, or some vegan cheese shreds.
  4. Fold the wraps tightly without breaking them, tucking in all of the veggies with the first roll and then rolling firmly to the end.
  5. Cut in half and enjoy right away or store in the fridge for a quick portable lunch!


  • Other delicious add-ins include baked tempeh or tofu, roasted veggies, leftover cooked grains, beans, sprouts, corn, cabbage, and sweet potatoes.
  • These wraps can be stored in the fridge for 2-3 days and are delicious when eaten cold!
  • Find more nut-free lunch ideas in the article above.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: ½ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 444Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 597mgCarbohydrates: 59gFiber: 12gSugar: 4gProtein: 13g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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