Eating healthy is a challenge for busy women. When you’re swamped, it can be tempting to grab fast food, if you even stop for lunch at all. But your diet doesn’t need to slide just because you’re on the go. These simple lunches are easy to prepare and packed with nutritional benefits.
Spicy Asian Chicken Salad Couldn’t Be Simpler
Who would have thought you could create a speedy salad in a bag? This healthy meal is incredibly easy. Grab a large plastic bag, and drop the following ingredients into it:
- 1/2 bag shredded carrots
- 1/2 bag green salad leaves
- 1/4 shredded rotisserie chicken
- 2 tsp sesame seeds
- A splash of your favorite Asian dressing
- Finely sliced jalapeño to taste
Seal the bag, shake it around, and empty it into a bowl. You’ve now got a delicious salad!
Thai Tuna Salad Packed With Protein
This is another great salad packed with protein and fresh veggies.
Empty a 70 g can of drained tuna in a bowl. Add and stir into it:
- 1/2 small diced bell pepper
- 1/8 red onion, diced
- 1/4 diced cucumber
Top with a splash of sesame oil and a squeeze of lime and stir through. Season to taste and enjoy this delicious tuna salad.
Hummus Wraps for a Meat-Free Meal
These hummus wraps are great for vegetarians, vegans, and anyone looking to eat less meat.
Spread two or three tablespoons of hummus over a slice of lavash bread. Then sprinkle with a thin layer of:
- Shredded carrot
- Baby spinach
- Edamame beans
- Sliced avocado
- A splash of lemon juice or vinegar-based dressing
Roll up the bread and enjoy!
Eating a healthy lunch doesn’t need to be hard. Keep the ingredients for these simple lunches on standby and you need never give in to those fast food cravings again! Complement these meals with a membership to NW Women’s Fitness to stay in shape.