Lunch is a very important meal of our day. Lunch not only gives us energy but also feeds our mental health, boosts our metabolism, and also balances our blood sugar range. So, having a healthy lunch is very important. sometimes we don’t have a long time for cooking or are very tired to cook long recipes but also don’t want to compromise our health and nutrition. In such cases, we want some quick and easy lunch recipes which not only fulfill our requirement of energy but also fulfill all nutritional needs of our body.
So, here we are giving you 4 easy lunch recipes which you can prepare very quickly and are very nutritious:
CHICKEN PINEAPPLE SALAD RECIPE:
This is a very refreshing salad. It can be served at numerous occasions and special events.
This recipe will fulfill your hunger pangs with amazing taste and flavors.
1 cup cooked chicken cubes chopped
½ cup diced pineapple
¼ cup chopped Baby kale
¼ cup Chopped red cabbage
¼ cup chopped Celery
¼ cup chopped cucumber
1 teaspoon Pumpkin seeds
1 teaspoon Olive oil
3/2 teaspoon Apple cider vinegar
½ teaspoon Sea salt
¼ teaspoon Black pepper
Firstly, take a big bowl and add chicken, pineapple, baby kale, chopped red cabbage, celery, and cucumber in it.
After that, put olive oil, apple cider vinegar, sea salt, and black pepper for dressing and mix evenly.
Finally, your salad is ready, enjoy it fresh.
Greek chickpea salad
The greek chickpea salad is a combination of Mediterranean flavors, and colorful veggies and is also rich in plant-based protein. Still, This is a super simple and healthy recipe.
1 bowl Romain chopped lettuce
1 bowl of canned chickpeas
½ bowl of chopped red onion
½ bowl chopped cucumber
½ bowl of chopped tomato
¼ bowl olives
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper
Firstly, for this salad, put Romain chopped lettuce into the base of a bowl.
After that, add chickpeas, red onion, tomato, cucumber, and olives to the top.
Lastly, add olive oil, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper to its
dressing and mix it.
Finally, your fiber and protein-rich salad are ready to serve.
Mexican quinoa bowl:
This Mexican quinoa bowl is soo filling and refreshing. Although, quinoa is low in carbs, plant-based protein, fiber-rich, iron, potassium, and calcium-rich. It is also gluten-free so could be a healthy alternative for lots of starches.
One cup quinoa
½ cup canned black beans
½ cup ripe avocado
One soft-boiled egg
1 teaspoon Olive oil
One teaspoon of Lemon juice
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
One tablespoon of Medium salsa
2 corn tortillas
Firstly, Add quinoa to the base of the bowl.
After that, put black beans, avocado, and egg on the sides along with your favorite salsa in the middle.
Then, for the dressing add olive oil, and lemon juice and put black pepper and salt on avocados and egg.
Finally, for some crunch add corn tortillas on the sides
So, your healthy and tasty Mexican quinoa bowl is ready, enjoy it.
Mashed salmon avocado tartine
The mashed salmon avocado tartine recipe is super delicious and will keep you energized and going until dinner time because salmon is a good source of vitamin D, omega-3-fatty acids, calcium, and protein.
1 cup Canned mashed wild salmon
One clove of crushed garlic
¼ crushed ginger
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
1 tablespoon Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Chopped basil
2 Toasted sourdough bread
1/2 cup Sliced ripe avocado
1/2 cup Baby spinach
At first, In a bowl add mashed salmon, crushed garlic, and ginger.
Then add salt and pepper and a scoop of your favorite mayonnaise.
Finally, add freshly chopped basil and mix it well.
Then, for the base, take the bread and put sliced avocado on it.
Mashed the avocado with a fork and sprinkle some salt and pepper on it.
Finally, add spinach to it and top it with the mixture of salmon you prepared.
And our mouth-watering salmon avocado tartine is ready.
These amazing and simple recipes are very nutritious and filling. You can carry them in lunch boxes. Also, you can refrigerate them and enjoy them later. They are perfect for serving at any special event also.
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