Lose the Baby Weight

Lunch Ideas

Big salad

Big Salad
Salad made with 2 cups mixed greens and 1 cup raw vegetables (tomatoes, carrots, peppers, cucumbers, onions), 5 oz. light tuna (canned, packed in water), 1/4 cup low-fat shredded cheddar cheese, 100 calories worth of bottled salad dressing or 2 tsp. olive oil and 2 tsp. vinegar; 1 small whole-wheat roll

Bagel Melt
1/2 whole-wheat bagel, scooped, toasted, and filled with 3 ounces grilled or roasted chicken breast, 1/4 avocado, 2 slices tomato, and 1 thin slice fresh mozzarella; bake or broil to melt cheese

Canned soup such as minestrone or chicken vegetable, preferably a lower-sodium variety (up to 200 calorie portion); small whole-wheat roll dipped in 1 tsp. olive oil; 1 cup nonfat milk

Hummus Pita
1 small whole-wheat pita (either toasted and open-faced or untoasted and filled) with 1/3 cup hummus, 4 Tbs. crumbled feta cheese, 1 cup cucumber and tomato slices

Egg-Salad Sandwich
Toasted whole-wheat English muffin filled with egg salad (made with 1 whole egg 2 additional egg whites, 2 tsp. regular mayonnaise, and a dash of paprika), 1 or 2 leaves romaine lettuce, and 1 or 2 slices tomato; 1 cup nonfat milk

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