5 Easy, Nutritious And Tasty Lunch Ideas

5 Easy, Nutritious And Tasty Lunch Ideas

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These simple and tasty lunch recipes require only a few ingredients that you probably have in your pantry or fridge. Stock your fridge with healthy food. You can also use your leftovers and make a new dish. Doing so will help you save money and health. These recipes are easy, nutritious and don’t need too much preparation time:

1. Roasted salmon with vegetables

This roasted salmon with vegetables contains a great deal of protein and fiber, which can keep you fuller, longer.

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Ingredients:

1 garlic clove minced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 medium zucchini, diced
1 tomato, diced
2 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 skinless salmon fillets

Instruction:

Heat the oven to 400 F. In a large bowl, combine the garlic, zucchini, tomato and 1 tbsp. olive oil. Transfer to a greased baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the grill and add 1 tbsp. olive oil. Season the salmon with salt and pepper and cook for 4 minutes, each side. Serve warm.

2. Roasted chicken with orange juice

Roasted chicken with orange juice is fun and easy lunchtime recipe. The orange juice is a great addition to chicken.

Ingredients:

¼ cup olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
3onions cut into wedges
1/2 pound chicken breasts cut into chunks
½ orange, juiced

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400 F.
Add the olive oil, onions, and chicken on a large, parchment-paper-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Squeeze the orange halves over the chicken and onions. Bake for 30 minutes. Done!

3. Spicy Rice with vegetables

Spicy rice with vegetables is great as a side dish or main course. Serve with cheese or chicken.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. grated ginger
1 cup vegetable broth
2 cups brown rice, cooked
1 cup beans, cooked, drained, rinsed
1 cup lentils, cooked, drained, rinsed
1/3 tsp. chili powder

Instructions:

In a large skillet, bring broth and ginger to a boil. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

4. Healthy vegetable wraps

This simple recipe is nutritious and it takes less than 20 minutes to prep. These delicious wraps are egg –free and diary-free.

Ingredients:

2 avocados, mashed
3 tbsp. lemon, juice
1 carrot, shredded
2 tomatoes, diced
1 tbsp. olive oil
4 tortillas

Instructions:

In a small mixing bowl, add the olive oil, avocado, and lemon juice and mash with a fork. Add ¼ of the avocado mixture, ¼ of shredded carrots, and ¼ of diced tomatoes on each tortilla. Fold in the top and bottom sides. Repeated the procedure for all of the tortillas you’ll be using.Serve and enjoy!

5. Balsamic salmon

This dish gets its unique flavors from balsamic vinegar. Salmon is not only tasty, but it’s also a good source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

Ingredients:

3 tbsp. olive oil
4 salmon fillets
Salt and pepper
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar

Instructions:

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Season the salmon with salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes each side. Set aside and let cool. Add the vinegar. Serve with pasta or brown rice. Enjoy.

5 Easy, Nutritious And Tasty Lunch Ideas