healthy lunches

5 Easy, Healthy, Fast and Cheap Lunches

Quick and easy lunch ideas that are delicious, healthy, and cheap! All recipes can be meal-prepped to help you stay on track with your health goals and are perfect to take everywhere with you.

Serves 2

1. Chicken Sandwich

Ingredients:
1 chicken breast
Sea salt, pepper and oregano to taste
1 tablespoon butter
2 slices whole grain bread
1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
Lettuce
2 slices of tomato
3 slices of cucumber
¼ avocado
1 teaspoonful of apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon of olive oil

Method:

  1. Heat a frying pan with butter or olive oil.
  2. Season the chicken with sea salt, pepper and oregano on both sides. Cook to the state of doneness you desire.
  3. Cut the chicken into strips.
  4. Take the two whole grain breads and spread Dijon mustard.
  5. Place the lettuce, tomato, cucumber, chicken and avocado inside the loaves.
  6. Finish the sandwich with a tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.

2. Cauliflower Fried “Rice” with Shrimp

Ingredients:
¾ pound of shrimp
2 tablespoon butter
Salt and pepper to taste
2 eggs
1 cauliflower
2 tablespoons chives
1 tablespoon fresh ginger
1/2 chopped bell pepper
½ can of carrots and peas
2 tablespoons of soy sauce

Method:

  1. Heat a frying pan with butter.
  2. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and cook for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Remove the shrimp from the pan and add more oil to cook the 2 scrambled eggs.
  4. In a food processor, place the split cauliflower to make it into a rice texture.
  5. In a frying pan with butter, cook chives, ginger, bell peppers, carrots, peas and cauliflower “rice”. After two minutes add the egg and shrimp.
  6. Add 2 tablespoons of soy sauce to the entire dish, stir and serve.

3. Lentil Salad

Ingredients:
2 cups of lentils
1 cup grated carrot
1 cup cherry tomatoes
Cilantro, chopped to taste
2 tablespoons green olives
Salt and pepper
1 boiled egg
Mixed greens to taste

Dressing:
1 lemon
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  1. In a bowl mix the lentils, carrots, tomatoes, cilantro and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Stir very well.
  3. In a deep plate put a bed of mixed greens and on it place the mixture of lentils.
  4. Cut a boiled egg and add to the salad.
  5. To make the dressing, mix all the ingredients very well and pour over the salad.

4. Salmon Lettuce Tacos

Ingredients:
1 salmon
1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
Salt and pepper
Lettuce
¼ chopped cucumber
1 chopped tomato
½ avocado

Dressing:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Paprika to taste

Method:

  1. Season the salmon with salt and pepper and dice.
  2. In a frying pan with butter cook the salmon for 6-7 minutes.
  3. Take ball lettuce leaves (like a tortilla) and place the salmon, cucumber, tomato and avocado inside the taco.
  4. To make the dressing, mix all the ingredients very well and set aside to dip the tacos.

5. Taco Salad

Ingredients:
¼ pound ground beef
1 tablespoon butter
Salt and pepper to taste
Paprika and oregano to taste
Lettuce
¼ cup black beans
¼ cup yellow corn
1 chopped tomato
¼ avocado
½ chopped serrano pepper
Cilantro, chopped to taste

Dressing:
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
Cilantro to taste
1 lemon
Salt and pepper
½ serrano pepper
2 teaspoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of water

Method:

  1. In a frying pan with butter cook the ground beef and season with salt, pepper, paprika and oregano to taste.
  2. In a deep plate place a bed of lettuce and on it the corn, beans, tomato, ground meat, avocado, chile serrano and coriander.
  3. To make the dressing, in a blender put the seeds, cilantro, lemon, salt, pepper and serrano pepper (to taste) and mix. Then add the olive oil and water and mix again very well.
  4. Pour over the salad.

My MEAL-PREP app will be launching very SOON and it will be filled with easy, healthy and delicious recipes like these. Follow @simplefitapp on IG for all the details. Remember to tag me #yovanafam if you create any recipe. It inspires and motivates me to continue when I see your creations!

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