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Healthy Lunch Recipes

1/21/2014 10:35:00 AM

Tags: chicken recipes, smoothie recipes, Natural Health Advisory Institute, Tom P. Vick

Delight your taste buds while staying healthy and trim with these quick and easy healthy lunch recipes.

Chicken and Strawberry Wrap Recipe

1 gluten-free flour tortilla
½ to 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and diced
1 spoonful balsamic vinaigrette or Bragg Organic Vinaigrette
Handful of shredded lettuce
3 to 5 strawberries, sliced
1 spoonful of chopped pecans
1 spoonful of feta cheese

Combine all ingredients (except tortilla) in a bowl and stir well. Lay tortilla flat; spoon mixture into the middle of the tortilla. Roll up the wrap as tightly as you can (fold like a burrito). Enjoy!

Gluten-Free Chicken Salad Recipe

4 cups chicken, cooked and diced
1 cup seedless red or green grapes, sliced in halves
½ cup celery, chopped
¼ cup chopped parsley
2 tablespoons walnuts, finely chopped
½ cup of plain yogurt
1 teaspoon agave or honey
Juice of ½ lemon
Sea salt and pepper to taste

Combine chicken, grapes, celery, parsley and walnuts in a bowl. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper to taste. Stir yogurt, agave (or honey) and lemon in a separate bowl until mixed well. Combine chicken mixture and yogurt mixture; stir well. Enjoy with gluten-free crackers, bread or veggies.

Looking for lunch on the go? You don’t have to grab a fattening fast food meal to gratify your hunger at lunchtime. Instead, try this nutrition-packed smoothie. It’s quick, easy-to-make and will keep you feeling full and satisfied.

Tropical Smoothie Recipesmoothie

1 to 2 scoops high-quality whey protein
1 peeled and sliced orange, seeds removed
1 cup diced pineapples
½ cup frozen or fresh strawberries
¼ cup shredded coconut
1 banana
4 ounces coconut milk
Stevia or xylitol to taste
Ice cubes as desired

Combine all ingredients in a blender and add ice cubes as desired; blend until smooth. Enjoy! (If you need to make your smoothie in the morning before work, it does save in a glass container in the freezer.)

To download and save this tropical smoothie recipe and other nutritious healthy lunch recipes, get our free e-book, 30 Easy, Healthy Recipes Your Family Will Love, here.



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