We all love food however restrict ourselves from eating our favorite meal. Eating right and balanced is a big task for busy people. Read this article to know that how can busy people also pick healthy and balanced meal. The article is written to provide some healthy lunch ideas for working people as well as homemakers.
During lunch most of us are very busy in our workstations and its difficult to pick healthy lunch meal in short break time. And during lunch hour we all look for nearby restaurant, such as McDonalds, KFC or Burger King. The cheesy and greasy food you ordered is a big filler however completely an unhealthy lunch idea. The junk food is tasty and big filler but add a lot of unwanted calories into our body. If you want a healthy body then stop ordering junk food for lunch.
To be healthy and fit you should eat balanced meal during lunch and stop looking for restaurants near to your workstation. Try to pack your lunch at home before you go to sleep at night or early in the morning as per your convenience. You must be thinking that this a tough job however try to do it for some time and am sure you will love your lunch and will never blame yourself after eating it. It can be difficult initially as we all are surrounded by fast-food restaurants and unhealthy snack foods loaded with calories and fat. Eating can be fun and healthy once you understand the right food for your body.
Here are some of my test healthy lunch ideas-
1. Veggie burger: stop eating cheesy and greasy burgers try to make a healthy veggie burger at home. You just need to pick some of the vegetables such as –
Corn -half cup, mushroom- eight to ten finely chopped onion- one finely diced, 1 tin of drained chickpeas, garlic- two finely chopped, small handful of chopped coriander and parsley, one teaspoon of olive oil, salt according to taste. Mix all the mentioned ingredients and make around balls. Pre-heat the oven for 10mins. Now in a non-stick oven tray place the veggie burgers for 10- 15 mins for 150’degree. Serve the veggie burger with brown burger bap or pitta. This is a simple and easy healthy lunch idea for all working people.
2. Chicken and lettuce salad: for this recipe you need- one tin of chicken stock, 4 fl oz of dry white wine, one teaspoon of fresh lemon juice, one dessertspoon of olive oil, garlic- one finely chopped, 16 oz of skinless, boneless chicken-finely diced (for this recipe it is advised to use breast pieces), one finely chopped green, red and yellow pepper. One bunch of freshly chopped lettuce. In a frying pan add olive oil, chicken pieces and wine fry till chicken becomes tender then mix rest of the ingredients with salt. Remove chicken from frying pan and place in your lunch bowl serve with chopped lettuce. This is a tasty and healthy lunch idea for chicken lovers.