Healthy lunch ideas
Take your healthy eating up a notch with these easy-to-prepare lunch ideas
Breakfast is probably the most important meal of the day, but lunch comes in at a close second. Eating a healthy, filling lunch will keep your blood sugar levels balanced all afternoon, which means you won't be tempted to reach for unhealthy treats!
Try these super-healthy lunch ideas
1 Baked sweet potato filled with tuna and served with roasted vegetables and a large green salad.
2 Half a small tin of sardines with a sprouted seed salad and a wholemeal roll. A low-fat natural yoghurt and a slice of melon.
3 A bowl of vegetable soup served with a wholemeal roll. A fresh fruit salad topped with low-fat natural yogurt and a tablespoon of nuts and seeds.
4 Chicken and vegetable stir-fry with brown rice and spicy spinach and potatoes. A mango and pineapple salad topped with low-fat natural yoghurt and toasted slivered almonds.
5 A frittata or Spanish omelette using 2 eggs, chunks of pepper, cold boiled new potatoes and cherry tomatoes. Serve with green beans or sugar snap peas and a mixed salad. A quinoa milk pudding made with goats’ milk, topped with a handful of raspberries.
6 A small grilled salmon fillet with boiled baby new potatoes, string beans, grilled tomatoes, and asparagus. Custard made with goat’s milk, layered in a glass with sliced banana and topped with grated fresh coconut.
7 Bean stew made with kidney beans, onion, garlic, tomatoes, cinnamon and paprika served with brown rice.
8 Grilled chicken breast served with roasted butternut squash and sauteed green vegetables such as broccoli and spinach.