Saturday, November 21, 2015

6 Healthy Lunches Under 400 Calories (The Lose 10 Pounds in 30 Days Diet)

Spicy Bean and Guacamole Burritos


1/2 cup canned low-fat refried beans
1/4 cup salsa
3 tablespoons prepared guacamole
1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
2 small (6-inch) whole-grain tortillas
1 cup red grapes

Make It

Stir together beans and salsa. Microwave for 1 to 2 minutes. Place warm bean mixture, guacamole, and lettuce on tortillas and roll up. Serve with grapes on the side.

Grilled Cheese with Turkey and Tomato


2 slices whole-grain bread
1 slice cheddar cheese
2 ounces sliced turkey
1 slice tomato
Cooking spray
1/2 cup pea pods
2 tablespoons low-fat ranch dressing

Make It

Make sandwich with bread, cheese, turkey, and tomato. Coat a skillet with cooking spray and toast sandwich for about 3 minutes on each side, until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted. Serve with pea pods and ranch dressing.

Pizza Burger


1 vegetarian burger
1 whole-grain hamburger bun
2 tablespoons canned pizza sauce
1 slice part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 small apple

Make It

Warm burger and place on bun; top with pizza sauce and cheese. Microwave sandwich for 20 to 30 seconds to melt cheese; add fresh basil. Serve with apple on the side.

Chili and Chips


1 cup canned turkey or vegetarian chili
1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli
3 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup crushed corn chips

Make It

Mix together chili and broccoli and microwave for about 5 minutes, until broccoli is tender. Top chili mixture with shredded cheese and crushed chips.


From Panera Bread 

Half Chicken Caesar on Three Cheese Bread
Baby carrot sticks brought from home

From Quiznos 

Sonoma Turkey Sammie
Side salad with fat-free balsamic vinaigrette

Meatball Sandwich


4 meatballs
1 whole-grain hotdog bun
2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup sliced green pepper
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 medium orange

Make It

Warm meatballs in microwave. Place on bun with sauce and peppers, and sprinkle with cheese. Warm sandwich in microwave for 20 to 30 seconds. Serve orange slices on the side.

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