Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal in order to get through your day. But what about lunch? Choosing the right food for lunch is vital to keep your energy high. Fatty and dense foods tend to cause you to fatigue quickly, resulting in a drop of productivity. We have compiled a list of healthy lunch recipes that are packed with protein to help you make it through your 8+ hour work day.
Brussels sprouts are not usually a fan favorite. In fact, they are one of the most despised vegetables. Even though they carry a bad reputation, brussels sprouts can be quite flavorful when seasoned and cooked correctly. See this site for a savory and crunchy brussels sprout recipe. This is great as a side dish or mixed in with some olive oil and Parmesan cheese in a penne or bowtie pasta.
This chickpea recipe is a great sandwich filler or toast topping. It’s creamy and packed with ingredients, but still a healthy option for lunch. Chickpeas are packed with protein and fiber, helping you reach your recommended daily protein intake. Even meat lovers will enjoy this flavorful sandwich.
Dr. Ramsey uses a clever rhyme to remember which key foods are best for brain health, “seafood, greens, nuts and beans.” And it’s true, these four foods provide important nutrients to help keep your brain fully focused and alert. This recipe has three of the four brain strengthening foods - seafood, greens, and beans!
This tasty Asian noodle dish provides a substantial amount of protein with a minimal amount of ingredients. Though tofu might not sound ideal for some, this recipe offers a way to season it and give it lots of flavor! If you are still not keen on tofu, try replacing it with chicken.
Enjoy these delicious foods!