Eating a healthy, lean lunch is a key to losing weight As you know, eating a lean diet makes up at least 70% of the equation to getting lean. Burn more calories than your taking in and add lots of lean muscle mass.
Check out these 15 lean and healthy lunch ideas to lose weight and stay fit.
- Salad Bowl: organic greens, edamame beans, chicken or tofu, red peppers, cottage cheese, hard boiled egg, sunflower seeds and your favorite all natural dressing (low fat)
- Greek Yogurt and Salad with 2-3 ounces lean protein
- 8 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice, salad, 1 cup broth soup (IE…lentil, chicken, bean)
- Handfull of organic tortilla chips, 1/4 cup black beans, 2 ounces grilled chicken, 1/4 cup brown rice, pico de gallo all mixed and placed over chopped lettuce. Top with your favorite dressing if necessary….suggested: fresh lime, light vinaigrette or all natural low fat ranch dressing.
- Grilled lean steak, 1/2 cup chopped sweet potato on salad greens.
- Salmon, baked potato and veggies
- Blt( kinda): turkey bacon, tomato, romaine lettuce on whole grain toast (Ezekiel) or pita. Apple
- Broth organic soups (suggested : Amys Soups), slice Ezekiel toast
- Organic veggie (root veggies) stir fry with 3 ounces lean protein and Annie’s Teriyaki Sauce
- Turkey or Chicken Meatballs (3 ounces) topped with all natural tomato sauce on salad greens
- 1/4 cup brown rice mixed with 1 cup of lentils, black and/or pinto beans, salad, cup of mixed fruit
- all natural turkey slices on salad, greek yogurt and an apple
- egg white omelet (3 egg whites, 1 egg) with veggies, cup of fruit
- salad , apple with almond butter, cottage cheese
- 2 ounces Grilled chicken (sliced thin) , avocado, tomato all in between 2 slices thin sourdough toast. Top with favorite dressing.
These suggestions are to get lean. They are not for a body builder . If you want fast results than make your diet very clean by keeping to 2-4 ounces lean protein, organic veggies, salad greens with 2 ounces seeds and lots of water.
If you are going to keep eating foods that are high in calories than cut your quantity and drink more water.