Health Tip: Pack a Healthy, Easy Lunch03/14/12
(HealthDay News) -- A quick, healthy lunch can be easy to make,
delicious, and satisfying -- and it can keep you out of the
fast-food drive through.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these quick and
healthy lunch ideas:
- Combine some whole wheat couscous with black beans or chick
peas for protein.
- Make a whole wheat tortilla wrap stuffed with skinless grilled
chicken breast and veggies -- use mushrooms, tomatoes and
- Make a baked potato and top it with salsa, broccoli, low-fat
sour cream and a little low-fat cheese.
- Toss a spinach salad with some low-fat feta cheese, chopped red
onions and pears.
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