Consider a Data-Only Plan? 7 Cellular carriers to worry aboutMore Articles January 16, 2018 Brown lunches are getting a bad rap. Maybe it’s childhood memories of boring PB J or bland turkey on white bread that make it look downright depressing to bring your lunch from home. But there’s no need for a packed lunch to be dull. Done right it can be balanced as well as delicious. Such six brown bag lunches are nutritious and easy to prepare.

1. Tangy Roast Beef Sandwich 8/8.060 8/8.060 Roast beef sandwiches are perfect for lunch iStock.com When it comes to sandwich meats flavourful roast beef is one of the health-wise best bets. Roast beef is low in fat and sodium, and has seven grams of protein in each slice, says Men’s HealthFitness adds healthy arugula and low-fat dressing for a delicious and nutritious sandwich that will help power you through your afternoon slump. Ingredients: mild mayo 2 table spoons2.

Cheddar-Apple Sandwich

8/8.061 8/8.061 Cheddar cheese and apples are beautifully mixed iStock.com Ingredients: 2 slices of bread (multigrain Italian or French work best) 1 tablespoon of whole grain mustard 1 ounce of thinly sliced cheddar Apple

3. Easy Green Pasta Salad

8/8.062 8/8.062 Add spinach to your pasta salad iStock.com Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked small tubular whole-wheat pasta 2 cups of chopped green beans 3 minced garlic cloves 2 cups of shredded spinach 1?2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt to taste Fresh lemon juice to taste Olive oil to cook. Eggs are easy to cook fast, and a great source of vitamin D protein and other nutrients. But traditional egg salads on high-fat mayo can be heavy which makes them a lunch choice that is less than safe. This Men’s Health edition (that yields two sandwiches) dials down the mayo and adds lemon and basil for a fresher flavour. The result is a lighter take on a lunchtime classic yet still satisfying. Ingredients: 4 large eggs 1 stalk celery finely chopped 1 table spoon mayonnaise 3 or 4 basil leaves chopped 2 tablespoon capers Sea salt and black pepper to taste 4 slices of whole grain bread Directions: Boil the eggs hard and let cool. Arrange half of the egg salad on one slice of bread and add another slice of bread on top. Repeat with sandwich left over. 5.

Mega Chicken Kale and Quinoa Salad Wrap

8/8.064 Lean whole grain chicken and vitamin-rich kale make this jumbo-sized wrap especially nutritious. This is t a light meal at about 623 calories per serving and 56 grams of protein. But if you’re fit and active it might just be what you need to keep up your energy for a long working day. Proper Men Cook recette. Ingredients: 5 ounces of chicken breast 1 whole grain tortilla Balsamic glaze 1 cup of 3?4 cup of spinach 1?2 cup of cooked quinoa 1?4 cup of red onion 1 table cup of raisins (or other natural dried fruit)2.

Cheddar-Apple Sandwich

8/8.061 8/8.061 Cheddar cheese and apples are beautifully mixed iStock.com Ingredients: 2 slices of bread (multigrain Italian or French work best) 1 tablespoon of whole grain mustard 1 ounce of thinly sliced cheddar Apple

3. Easy Green Pasta Salad

8/8.062 8/8.062 Add spinach to your pasta salad iStock.com Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked small tubular whole-wheat pasta 2 cups of chopped green beans 3 minced garlic cloves 2 cups of shredded spinach 1?2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt to taste Fresh lemon juice to taste Olive oil to cook. Eggs are easy to cook fast, and a great source of vitamin D protein and other nutrients. But traditional egg salads on high-fat mayo can be heavy which makes them a lunch choice that is less than safe. This Men’s Health edition (that yields two sandwiches) dials down the mayo and adds lemon and basil for a fresher flavour. The result is a lighter take on a lunchtime classic yet still satisfying. Ingredients: 4 large eggs 1 stalk celery finely chopped 1 table spoon mayonnaise 3 or 4 basil leaves chopped 2 tablespoon capers Sea salt and black pepper to taste 4 slices of whole grain bread Directions: Boil the eggs hard and let cool. Arrange half of the egg salad on one slice of bread and add another slice of bread on top. Repeat with sandwich left over. 5.

Mega Chicken Kale and Quinoa Salad Wrap

8/8.064 Lean whole grain chicken and vitamin-rich kale make this jumbo-sized wrap especially nutritious. This is t a light meal at about 623 calories per serving and 56 grams of protein. But if you’re fit and active it might just be what you need to keep up your energy for a long working day. Proper Men Cook recette. Ingredients: 5 ounces of chicken breast 1 whole grain tortilla Balsamic glaze 1 cup of 3?4 cup of spinach 1?2 cup of cooked quinoa 1?4 cup of red onion 1 table cup of raisins (or other natural dried fruit)Spray a skillet lightly with olive oil or paint it and turn the heat to medium strong. Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper then add to the saucepan and cook until 6 to 7 minutes per side are cooked. Remove the chicken from the pan and allow to cool and chop into pieces of bite size. Attach the kale and a few table spoons of water to the skillet. Cook for as little as 2 minutes. Remove from the saucepan and allow to cool to room temperature. Add the kale to a large bowl and mix with the salad ingredients left over. Toss with tongs to ensure it’s all well blended and dressed. Pour the salad over the tortilla and top off with the chicken breast. Garnish with balsamic glaze, then roll into wrap to make.

8/8.065 8/8.065 In this ultra-simple make-ahead lunch, tuna and bean salad are cheap and easy to make iStock.com Inexpensive protein-dense tuna plus filling fibre-rich beans come together. You can put this dish from Cooking Channel together in a matter of minutes, with just five main ingredients. This recipe provides 2 servings. Ingredients: 7 ounces of canned tuna chopped in oil or water 1?2 celery stalk Juice 1?4 lemon 1?4 cup extra virgin olive oil Salt Address: blend cannellini tuna with celery in a salad bowl. Squeeze the juice from the lemon into the pot. Pour the extra virgin olive oil into it. Season to taste, use salt and pepper. Blend well. @MeganE CS

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