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Healthy Lunch Meal Ideas

Most people often face the difficulty of deciding on lunch meal ideas. Therefore, they resolve to skip the meal. Our bodies need constant nourishment especially if you work the whole day or for the kids who are growing. As such, since most individuals have a busy schedule, below we have highlighted some healthy lunch meal ideas that do not require much time to prepare.

Coriander Chicken and Rice

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The coriander chicken and riceis a simple meal that does not require much time to prepare. It also has a nice fragrance that will lure you; thus, it is great for children or adults with low appetites. The meal is sweet at room temperature, but best when reheated. While preparing this meal, you should begin with the rice to ensure that it cooks properly. Apart from enhancing food appetite, freshly chopped coriander is rich in immune-boosting antioxidants. The chicken is a good source of proteins, Vitamin B6, and mineral salts like selenium and phosphorus. Rice is a good source of carbohydrates, calcium, iron, thiamin, energy, and vitamin E.

Potato Salad with Smoky Chicken and Slaw

Potato Salad with Smoky Chicken and Slaw

When preparing this meal, you should toss the undressed coleslaw with salt and sugar, then rinse it after some minutes. This process helps to remove the excess water from the cabbage and to make the coleslaw hold longer without watering out.  The smoked paprika provides a grill-like flavor to the spiced chicken, while the creamy potato salad and slaw complete the meal. While the chicken will provide you with energy and bodybuilding proteins, the potatoes are a superb source of fiber, vitamin C, and B and mineral salts such as manganese and potassium. Coleslaw has cabbage as its main component and it is full of vitamin K and C, fiber, potassium, and cancer-fighting properties.

Greek Chickpea Salad

greek chickpea salad in a bowl with a fork

When preparing the Greek chickpea salad, you should ensure that the lettuce is properly dried to prevent the leaves from sogging. This meal has a bright, briny, herby, and fresh flavor for a period of up to 3 days. To make the salad healthy, you can add some cooked shrimps or chicken breast. Chickpeas are a great source of proteins, vitamin B6, and mineral salts such as manganese, potassium, and fiber. Salad greens are rich in Vitamin A, C, K may help to reduce inflammation. Additionally, shrimps promote heart and brain health since it contains vitamins A, B5, B6, and mineral salts such as sodium and potassium, and proteins. Chicken supplies the body with proteins and energy.

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Soba Noodles with Glazed Meatballs

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Soba noodles have a great aroma that makes the food very delicious. You can either eat it at room temperature or reheat it. Soba noodles are readily available in most stores but you can substitute them by whole wheat spaghetti. You should cook it under low heat to give it time to cook well and bring out the flavor. Soba noodles will provide your body with manganese, thiamin, proteins, and soluble fiber. Furthermore, they support cardiovascular health and control blood sugar. Glazed meatballs are highly rich in proteins, iron, and potassium.

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