Posts tagged "healthy lunch"

Get Instant Energy With Chickpeas And Red Pepper!

Like Christmas in a bowl, this healthy mixture is perfect for lunch!
Chickpeas are one of the best sources of folate (helps red cell production and carries oxygen to the muscles) and iron. However, iron is best absorbed with vitamin C, which is what makes this chickpea and red pepper combo so powerful. Red peppers carry over 300% of your daily requirement for vitamin C, which is... Read more »

What's For Lunch: Creamy Kale and Millet Salad!

The perfect combo between creamy and fresh, this salad will satisfy every time.
I love salads. I eat them most days for lunch, topped full of veggies. Sometimes, however, I don’t feel like chopping veggies, and I want something that is a bit more comforting or creamy. Look no further than this amazing recipe which I found on Heather Crosby’s Yum Universe. I’ve made it twice in the... Read more »

What's For Lunch: Tomato Soup and Grilled Avocado Sandwich!

Tomato soup and grilled cheese were staples growing up. The moment that can of soup was mixed with milk and I had globs of cheese oozing from the bread as I dipped it, corner by corner, into the soup (which was filled with soggy saltines), I was in heaven. This was always my lunch of... Read more »

What's For Lunch: Vegetarian Muscle Meal!

During my monthly perusal of Oxygen magazine, I found this great recipe which packs 13 grams of fiber and 12 grams of protein into each serving. A huge fan of quinoa, it’s easy to make the night before, so you can portion it up, pack it into tupperware and take it to work. The leftovers... Read more »

What's For Lunch: Healthy Bok Choy Wraps!

There’s an easy way to slash calories and improve energy at lunch: simply swap bread, pita or tortillas for lettuce, or more specifically, bok choy. A Chinese cabbage, it is similar to celery, has a mild taste and can be served raw or cooked in stir-frys, soups or salads. When purchasing bok choy, look for... Read more »

What's For Lunch: Healthy Chicken Salad!

A salad topped with chicken is often a great, easy staple for lunch. However, one can only take so much of a baked or grilled chicken breast before you never want to look at chicken again. Chicken salad often sounds appetizing, but can be laden with hidden fat culprits. When shopping at Whole Foods today,... Read more »