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7 Quick And Healthy Lunch Recipes For Busy People

Discussion in 'Traditions & Beliefs' started by G R I M L O C K, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. Are you tired of your regular lunches? Most of us tend to be very busy during lunch, so we just grab what we are used to eating or what tastes good and is quick to eat. However, that can lead us to eat lunches that might not be so healthy for us, such as fast food and quickly made sandwiches high in fat, refined carbohydrates, and processed ingredients.

    So, give these quick and healthy lunch recipes a try this week, and remember the nutritional trio for a healthy lunch: lean protein, fiber from veggies and whole grains, and a touch of healthy fat. With this combo at your side, you’ll not only feel great but also be fuller for longer too.

    Eat up!

    1. Broccoli and Chickpea Rice Bowl
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    Protein, fiber, and healthy fats are found in this quick and healthy Please or Register to view links and you can even make this ahead and enjoy it all week long!

    2. Poached Eggs on Sourdough With Avocado Sauce
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    Eggs aren’t just for breakfast, they also make great sources of protein for quick and healthy lunch recipes. Sourdough is a healthier bread you can use and is full of flavor. Avocados are a great source of vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats to help keep you full (and happy!). Give this trio of trifecta a try in this Please or Register to view links

    3. BBQ Mahi Mahi With Pineapple and Basmati Rice
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    Fish is an excellent source of lean protein, pineapple is packed with Vitamin C, and the Basmati and wild rice seen in Please or Register to view links are wonderful sources of amino acids and antioxidants– plus fiber too. You can make this dish ahead of time or have it ready in just under 10 minutes if you have the rice made already. Or, make it in just 20 minutes all from scratch!

    4. Vegan Chickpea Lemon Rice
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    Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) are a great source of B vitamins, protein, fiber, and trace minerals. They even contain a little bit of healthy fats too! Here in this recipe, they’re paired with rice which is another good source of many minerals as well as a good source of complex carbohydrates. Make this Please or Register to view links ahead, and keep it in the fridge so you can have it ready to go anytime you want it!

    5. Steamed Turmeric Salmon With Peppered Veggies
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    Fish and vegetables make a great combo when it comes to protein, fiber, and healthy fats. This recipe for Please or Register to view links is quick to prepare, low in sodium, heart-healthy, and also a very filling option that won’t weigh you down!

    6. Garden Tuna Salad Sandwich
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    Tuna salad sandwiches are a favorite quick lunch recipe for many, and Please or Register to view linkstakes things to a fresher flavor level with some garden herbs, fennel, apple, and fresh greens. Forget the pickles and try something new with your tuna salad!

    7. Veggies in the Raw Bistro Box
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    Bistro boxes are another favorite among many people, and it’s easy to make a healthy bistro box with your favorite fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, protein source, and whole grains if you choose. Try Please or Register to view linksout, created by The Skinny Fork blog!

    Remember, lunch can be whatever you want it to be, so think outside the box. Have breakfast for lunch, dinner for lunch, or just have a mixed bag of healthy foods you enjoy. Quick, easy, and healthy is the name of the game—don’t overthink it!
     
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