5 Chrono Diet Lunch Ideas

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According to the Chrono diet, lunch should be the biggest meal of the day. The Chrono diet recommends eating lunch between 1 AM to 3 PM. Lunch should be large without desserts or snacks. You shouldn’t eat anything at least 5 hours after lunch. Here are some delicious Chrono diet lunch ideas:

1. Spicy South American Steak

This steak is amazingly tender and amazingly delicious. This recipe is sure to please even the most discerning steak lover.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. parsley, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. soy sauce
3 tbsp. cider vinegar
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
½ tsp. chili powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 flank steak

Instructions:

In a bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Pretreat your barbecue to medium-high heat. Place the steak on the grill and cook for 4 minutes each side. Serve warm. Bon appetit.

2. Grilled turkey with rice

Make a tasty lunch for your friends or family. This simple grilled turkey with rice recipe will please everyone in the family.

Ingredients:

1 tsp. peeled, chopped ginger
1/3 cup fresh parsley
1 garlic clove, minced
½ tsp. paprika
2 tsp. Worcester sauce
Salt and pepper, to taste
4 skinless, boneless turkey breast halves
1 cup rice, cooked, rinsed, drained
1 tsp. butter

Instructions:

In a bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Pour the marinade over the turkey breasts, and leave in the fridge for 2-3 hours. Preheat the grill. Grill for 4 minutes, each side. Serve with rice. Done!

3. Grilled mushrooms with risotto

This grilled mushroom with risotto makes a great side dish or a main course.This recipe makes a hearty lunch on a chilly autumn day.

Ingredients:

1 cup lentils, cooked, drained, rinsed
2 tsp. unsalted butter
1 garlic, minced
Salt and pepper, taste
1 onion, chopped
3/4 cup rice
10 mushrooms, grilled
1 cup vegetable stock
1 tbsp. fresh parsley, minced

Instructions:

Cook the rice according to the package directions for 20 minutes. Drain and rinse. In a medium saucepan, heat the butter. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the lentils and cook for 10 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 10-15 minutes. Serve warm!

4. Pasta with shrimps

This shrimp pasta is a light pasta dish. It is so low in calories, yet so full flavors. Low in fat and calories, shrimp are the great addition to any healthy diet.

Ingredients:

2 cups whole-wheat pasta, cooked, drained, rinsed
1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 onion, diced
1 tsp. basil, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup red wine
1 cup tomato salsa
2 tbsp. olive oil

Instructions:

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, shrimp, and cook for about 3 minutes. Add the wine and cook for 3 minutes. Add the basil and tomato salsa. Cook for 10 minutes. Serve over your pasta. Enjoy your meal!

5. Tomato soup with meatballs

This tomato soup with meatballs is a great addition to any healthy diet. Beef is a great source of protein which keeps you full throughout the day.

Instructions:

1 lb. grass-fed ground beef
1 egg
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. basil, chopped
1 cup fresh tomato salsa
1 diced tomato
1 cup beef stock
1 tsp. butter

Instructions:

In a bowl combine the beef, egg, garlic, parsley and salt. Form the mixture into small meatballs. In a large pot, sauté the onion for 3 minutes. Add the meatballs and cook for 3 minutes more. Add the tomato, basil, salsa, beef stock and cook for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

5 Chrono Diet Lunch Ideas