Are you someone who’s always on the lookout for tasty, healthy lunch options? Do you want to enjoy your meals without worrying about your calorie intake? If so, you’ve come to the right place! As a calorie-conscious woman, finding delicious lunch recipes can be a daunting task. But fret not, we’ve got you covered.
In this blog, we’ll be discussing three delectable lunch recipes that are high on taste and low on calories – perfect for anyone who wants to indulge in tasty food without compromising their health goals. These recipes are easy to prepare, packed with wholesome ingredients and cater to different tastes and preferences.
Whether you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, boost your energy levels, or simply enjoy eating nutritious meals, these lunch recipes are sure to impress. From a refreshing and flavorful salad to a hearty wrap and a scrumptious soup, we’ve got it all.
So, get ready to satisfy your taste buds, while being mindful of your calorie intake.
Healthy, Delicious, and Easy-to-Prepare Lunch Recipes
Greek Salad with Grilled Chicken
This classic Greek salad is packed with fresh and flavorful ingredients like juicy tomatoes, crispy cucumbers, tangy feta, and kalamata olives. To boost the protein content, add some grilled chicken breast. Drizzle with a homemade vinaigrette made with olive oil and lemon juice for a healthy, low-calorie lunch that’s bursting with Mediterranean flavors.
2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 tomato, chopped
1/2 cucumber, chopped
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup kalamata olives
4 ounces grilled chicken breast, sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese, and kalamata olives.
- Top with the sliced grilled chicken breast.
- In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
2. Salmon Stuffed Avocados
- ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
- ½ cup diced celery
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper
- 2 (5 ounce) cans salmon, drained, flaked, skin and bones removed
- 2 avocados
- Chopped chives for garnish
Combine yogurt, celery, parsley, lime juice, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well. Add salmon and mix well.
Halve avocados lengthwise and remove pits. Scoop about 1 tablespoon flesh from each avocado half into a small bowl. Mash the scooped-out avocado flesh with a fork and stir into the salmon mixture.
Fill each avocado half with about 1/4 cup of the salmon mixture, mounding it on top of the avocado halves. Garnish with chives, if desired.
3. Pickle Sub Sandwiches with Turkey & Cheddar
- 8 large kosher dill pickle slices (sandwich stackers)
- 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
- 4 ounces deli roast turkey slices
- 4 (1 ounce) slices Cheddar cheese, halved
- 8 slices Roma tomato
- 4 small romaine lettuce leaves
Pat pickle slices dry with paper towels. Spread 1/2 teaspoon mayonnaise on each of 4 pickle slices. Top each with 1 ounce turkey, 2 pieces Cheddar, 2 tomato slices and 1 lettuce leaf. Top with a plain pickle slice.
In conclusion, these three lunch recipes are perfect for the calorie conscious woman who loves delicious food. With a variety of ingredients and flavors, each recipe is not only healthy but also satisfying.
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