Diet can be considered complicated when we try to maintain the right weight. Between fatty foods, the intake of food at untimely hours, the low consumption of water, among many other factors, they can get to boycott all that effort. However, it is important to consider food as a fundamental part of a balanced diet. So we should opt for easy and healthy recipes that protect the body with good nutrients. Here is a sample of some healthy lunches.
Lettuce tacos with lentils
This recipe is very easy to make, low in calories and can be prepared in just a few minutes. Just boil ¾ cup of dried lentils in water until tender. Sauté some finely chopped onion in olive oil and add the lentils. Season with ground chili, salt and lemon juice. In a plate place lettuce leaves previously washed, disinfected and drained. Spread the warm lentil mixture on the lettuce leaves. At the end, add fresh tomatoes and diced avocado.
Chickpea and chicken stir-fry
This recipe has it all, from flavor, variety to nutrients. To do so, cut 200 g of chicken into strips and macerate with chopped garlic and a few tablespoons of olive oil. As for the vegetables, cut 1 small broccoli and 1 small zucchini into thin sticks. Peel and slice 1 carrot. Sauté the chicken until golden brown. In the same pan, add a diced onion and the rest of the vegetables. Sauté for a couple of minutes. Add cooked chickpeas and mix for a few minutes. Serve and sprinkle with some finely chopped fresh cilantro.
Oatmeal and Pumpkin Burgers
This recipe is very easy and nutritious with just a couple of ingredients. To do this, cook 1 pumpkin until tender. Puree it and season with garlic, parsley, salt and other seasonings to taste. Add 150 g of oat flakes and mix until you have a soft paste. Shape the burgers and place on a baking sheet with silicone paper. Bake at 180 °C (350 °F) for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Halfway through baking, turn them over so that they cook evenly. Serve and accompany with a salad.
So now you have a couple of healthy options that you can prepare at noon and enjoy to the fullest. You can even ask the kids at home to help you prepare these delicacies and have some family time.