Buying lunch every day (especially when trying to go for the healthier option) can get pricey. Opt for these delicious, nutritious lunch recipes that are easy to make and will be easier on your waist and wallet. Here are 20 midday meals to get you through the week.
Chimichurri Couscous Salad
This tasty, flavourful and colourful salad is bound to brighten up your day (and lighten you up, too!).
Have you switched from white to brown rice for the extra boost of fibre? You’re getting some magnesium in your diet at the same time. A cup of cooked long-grain brown rice has 84mg of magnesium, 21 percent of the recommended daily intake for adults.
Try this recipe: Fried Brown Rice.
Chicken and Rice Vermicelli Salad with Herbs and Lime
A light and tasty dish that doesn’t need to be heated. Bring the dressing in a separate container for ultimate freshness.
Feta and Vegetable Frittatas
An incredibly easy brunch entrée. Freeze extras for last-minute breakfasts or lunches on the go.
Chicken Waldorf Salad
Fresh and easy to make, this Waldorf salad makes use of cooked and diced chicken, apples, raisins and toasted walnuts.
Tyson’s Left Over Chicken Thai Wraps
Leftover chicken and rice stick noodles make this dish even easier. Serve with spicy peanut sauce on the side and you’ve got a real winner.
Fresh & Light Antipasto Tuna Salad
Tuna salad can get boring…fast. Try this simple recipe that uses peppers, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and cheese for a new flavour combination.
Vegetarian BBQ Tempeh Sandwich
This sandwich keeps really well so it’s perfect to bring on the go.
Za'tar & Harissa Eggplant
This healthy bowl is filled with baked eggplant, green onions, toasted pine nuts, your choice of kale of Swiss chard and chopped apricots.