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Healthy Lunch Ideas

Healthy Lunch Ideas

Looking forward to your lunch but hesitate how to make it healthy and tasty at the same time? This article is exactly what you need. We have collected a few simple and healthy lunch ideas, that will not ruin your figure!

1. Spicy Asian salad with chicken

Spicy asian salad with chicken

It takes 5 minutes to cook this salad. It has no gluten, sugar or dairy.

Ingredients (4 serves):

Carrot
Salad mix
2 tsp sesame seeds
1 Jalapeno pepper
1 grilled chicken
Lime juice
4 tsp soy sauce

Directions:

Slice the veggies and chicken. Mix everything together.

2. Ratatouille with egg

Ratatouille with egg

Ingredients (6 serves):

6 eggs
2 vegetable marrows
1 green pepper
1 celery
4 tomatoes
2 eschalots
1 bay leaf
1 rosemary twig
1 thyme twig
6 tbsp olive oil
Salt

Directions:

  1. Dice the vegetable marrows, celery, and pepper.
  2. Slice tomatoes and mince eschalot.
  3. Heat 4 tbsp of oil in the big pan, add the eschalot, bay leaf, rosemary twig, thyme twig, salt and pepper. Roast for 1 minute. Add celery, pepper and vegetable marrow. Mix everything, close with pan cover and roast 4 minutes.
  4. Put the veggies into the bowl. Remove bay leaf, rosemary and thyme.
  5. Heat the pan again, add 2 tbsp of olive oil and tomato slices. Salt.
  6. Cook tomatoes until they start to shred. Add veggies to tomatoes, mix thoroughly and cook for minute or two.
  7. Break 6 eggs on the top of the ratatouille. Try to spread them evenly over the top without breaking the yolks. Cover the pan and roast until eggs will not be soft-boiled.
  8. Serve your dish as soon as possible.

3. Californian chicken sandwich

Californian Chicken Sandwich

Ingredients:

3.5 cups of boiled and diced chicken (about 1 kg of chicken breasts without skin and bones)
1 cup of diced celery (about 3 stems)
2/3 cup of chopped pecan
½ cup of dry and chopped cranberry
2 tbsp of grated parmesan cheese
Sliced bread

For seasoning

2/3 cup of homemade (!) mayonnaise
¼ cup of apple juice
2 tbsp of honey
2 tsp of apple vinegar
1 tsp of mustard
1 tbsp of poppy seeds
Salt

Directions

  1. Take a big bowl. Mix chicken, nuts, celery, cranberry and parmesan.
  2. In another bowl mix all the seasoning ingredients and add it to the bowl with chicken.
  3. Spread this mix over the slice of bread, crescent roll or flatbread. Keep it in the freezer.

4. Burrito in your plate

Burrito in your plate

Ingredients:

1 cup of rice
1 cup of salsa sauce
3 cup of romaine lettuce
1 can of tin corn
1 can of black haricot
2 diced tomatoes
1 peeled, diced avocados
2 tbsp of coriander root
1 cup of sour cream
1 head of garlic (squeezed)
Lime juice
¼ tsp of salt

Directions:

  1. Cook a sauce, mix sour cream, garlic, lime juice and salt.
  2. Pour 1.5 cup of water into the deep stewing pan, cook the rice, cool it down, and mix it with salsa.
  3. Mix everything together. Add romaine lettuce, corn, haricot, tomatoes, avocado, and coriander.

5. Mushrooms with millet

Mushrooms with millet

Ingredients:

1 tbsp of olive oil
1 minced eschalot
2 cups of any diced mushrooms you like
1 tbsp of soy sauce
2 minced heads of garlic
2 tbsp of sweet rice wine
1 cup of cooked millet
1 cup of cooked and diced tofu
¼ cup of herbs
Honey

Directions:

  1. Heat a big pan. Add oil. When it is hot, add eschalot and fry for a minute. Add mushrooms, mix together. Mix it with soy sauce and cook until mushrooms start to soften. Stir. (5-8 minutes).
  2. Add garlic and sweet wine, scraping off everything that might stick to the bottom of the pan. Mushrooms should already be soft.
  3. Add millet, some honey, tofu, and stir.
  4. Take the pan away from the heat, add herbs. You can pour more soy sauce.

6. Tomato soupTomato soup

Ingredients  (2 serves):

5-6 big tomatoes
2 tbsp of olive oil
1 tsp of ground black pepper
4-5 minced heads of garlic
½ cup of warm water
Sugar and salt

Directions:

  1. Heat the oven to 180°C
  2. Scald tomatoes with water
  3. Dice them and put onto a baking tray.
  4. Add minced garlic.
  5. Sprinkle with olive oil. Bake it 25-30 minutes.
  6. Take them out and let them cool down.
  7. Put tomatoes, garlic and juice from the baking tray into the blender.
  8. Add salt, pepper and sugar.
  9. Add warm water and blend everything till the consistency of souce. Put it into the bowl.
  10. Season your dish with mint, cilantro, cheese or cream.
  11. You can serve it both, hot and cold.

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