Healthy Lunch Recipes

Reader Contribution by Tom P. Vick
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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 Recipe

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.)

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