What’s for Lunch?

I have the hardest time making healthy meal choices when it comes to lunch. When I am out and about, I find it so much easier to grab a slice of pizza and be on my way.

However, now that I am getting older, I am seeing the results of unhealthy eating habits. Example 1 - my brother has diabetes in his 40’s, and Example 2 - my mom has liver issues in her 60’s.

I want to make a change and I thought it could help you all as well! Feel free to use this page as inspiration and a guide for when you are trying to figure out your next lunch plan!


 

White Bean Caprese Salad

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1/2 cup White beans, drained & rinsed

1/2 cup fresh mozzarella, cubed

1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 

2 fresh Basil leaves

Drizzle of Balsamic Glaze

Sprinkle of Sea Salt


Spinach & Sweet Potato Salad

Photo & Recipe courtesy of  Heather DiBlasi MS, RDN

Photo & Recipe courtesy of Heather DiBlasi MS, RDN

spinach

2 hard boiled eggs

1/2 avocado

1/2 cubed bell pepper

1/4 cup shredded red cabbage

1/4 cup of cherry tomatoes

1/2 cup roasted sweet potatoes


Chickpea Salad

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1/2 cup chickpeas, drained & rinsed

1/2 avocado, sliced

2 cups spring mix, or romaine lettuce

1/2 cucumber, sliced thin

1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 

top with your favorite dressing, I used Balsamic Vinegar


Po-Kay Bowl

Purple Rice

Roasted Sweet Potato

Cucumber

Edamame

Sushi Grade Tuna

Red Cabbage

Watermelon Radish

Avocado

carrot ginger dressing


Chicken Pomegranate Salad

marinated kale (lemon, sunflower oil, Kosher salt)

Grilled Chicken

Pomegranate

Avocado


 

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