Unsure on what to put on those portion containers and how to put them together for an easy and healthy lunch.
No Cook Salad and Snacks
Try these recipes.
1 green: cherry tomatoes and sliced cucumber
½ green: baby carrots
½ green: spinach
1 purple: medium orange
1 red: hard-boiled eggs
1 blue: hummus
1 orange: balsamic dressing
Combine these containers together to create this brightly colored salad and healthy snacks or sides.
1 green: mixed greens
1 green: a mixture of cherry tomatoes, chopped onion, and sliced cucumber
1 purple: grapes
1 yellow: whole wheat pita bread
1 orange: kalamata olives
1 blue: feta
Free food: balsamic vinegar
Put them together, and you have this tantalizing lunch with fiber-rich pita and healthy fats to keep you feeling full. You can also stuff the salad ingredients inside the pita bread for a meal you can eat with your hands.
Southwestern Chicken and Quinoa
1 green: mixture of chopped green and red bell peppers and white onion
½ green: sliced cucumbers
1 purple: mango
1 red: boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 yellow: quinoa
½ yellow: corn kernels
1 blue: shredded cheddar cheese
Free food: cilantro, lime wedge (not pictured)
Combine the peppers and onion, chicken, corn, quinoa, and cheese for a bold and colorful salad — no lettuce or dressing needed. Tuck a wedge of lime in your lunchbox to squeeze over the mango and cucumber slices and give them a light dusting of chili powder