Are you tired of that boring diet food? Looking for some furthermore change? First of all, when we talk about healthy food, salad is always a good-to-go option for almost everyone who is on a diet likewise people avoids sugar who are diabetic. But what if I tell you that now you can skip your salad and still eat a healthy lunch meal? Sounds amazing, right? Preparing meals for lunch is a not-so-easy task because first of all, you have to think about your healthy options then spend eternity cooking your lunch. Below is the list of foods that are quick and easy to cook and are the healthiest options to replace salad in your lunch and make it a healthy lunch. Finally!
Chicken is a full source of protein so there’s no doubt that you’re eating a healthy meal at lunch. The recipe is certainly simple, get your chicken marinated and dice vegetables of your choice. Sautee your veggies in a pan and mix it along with brown rice and cooked chicken in a bowl. Hence, your happy meal is ready-to-eat.
Avocado on Toast
It is incredibly nutritious therefore, an avocado toast at lunchtime will boost up your stamina for the whole day. You can use avocado on toast as well as in a sandwich.
First of all, take 2 slices of bread, spread mashed avocado and top it off with sunny-side-up eggs for a dose of protein. For refreshments, you can sprinkle salt and pepper on top. Grab your healthy lunch and enjoy it!
Pizzas are not only for dinner. You can devour your favorite slice at lunch too. Sounds great? Yes, Yes & Yes. We simply replaced that fat dough with high-protein chicken and toppings are eggs, bacon, and guacamole and salsa sauce.
Well, you can play with toppings of your choice but make sure to put healthy stuff.
Quick & Easy Grilled Salmon
Salmon is rich in nutrient-dense and high in antioxidants. It is a high source of protein, minerals and, nutrients. First of all, minimize the use of oil while grilling salmon to avoid extra fat. Preheat the grill on medium temperature for about seven to eight minutes and then grill salmon on it with the help of a spatula. Likewise, add herbs for a better taste before serving.
You don’t need carbs to enjoy Italian fusion in your lunch. Due to an unhealthy diet, you are unable to meet your body weight goals. Therefore, replace unhealthy noodles ingredients such as fat cream with vegetables. This recipe is easy to cook and while everyone loves it. Cook zucchini noodles with veggies in olive oil and prepare zucchini sauce in a container. Toss it with sesame seeds on top when it’s finally time to serve food.
In some days, you might not want to eat anything but you can never say NO to a mind refreshing smoothie. Above all, you can play around with many ingredients in a smoothie and make it with different fruits and yogurt flavors. Blend fresh fruits (bananas, mangoes, berries go well) with yogurt and liquid of your choice. As a result, make two serving, one for you and one for a friend.
I know your heart is shouting yummy…Because who doesn’t love burritos? I have brought a healthy version of burrito for you. Try making it in a bowl so you can stuff it with as many ingredients as you want. Cook chicken with olive oil and season it with salt & pepper. Add salad dressing tomatoes, beans, lettuce, corns and carrot in a bowl and mix it along with the chicken. You can also add lime for sour taste.
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Every meal doesn’t have to be necessarily complicated to cook, you can make it easy. Lettuce is not only for salad or appetizer. It can be a healthy choice for lunch to keep it light. Cook ground chicken. Add garlic, soy sauce, wine vinegar, pepper, and coriander. Stir it well and your batter is ready to get filled ina lettuce wrap.
Meatball is such a basic recipe to have on hand because not only do they make great party appetizers but these are super filling for your cravings. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and in a large bowl, add turkey, green onions, eggs, breadcrumbs, garlic powder and, salt & pepper. Bake the meatballs for about 25 minutes in the oven and serve them hot.
Pack of Protein
A pack of protein than original:
- Take a wedged slice of cheddar
- Tablespoon of peanut butter
- An apple
- Toasted muffin
- Boiled eggs
Pack everything in a lunchbox and go!