Lunch can be really unhealthy, especially if we have some fast food like sandwich or pizza, big portions, or worse, nothing at all.
But our guide for fast food can change your lunch completely and will help you be healthier, slimmer and happier.Read all about the benefits for these healthy lunches, and let your next lunch be part of this healthy fast lunch food list.
1. Turkey and cucumber sandwich, preparation time: 15min.
-Cucumber (sliced) is a good source of vitamin B. It rehydrates the body and replenishes daily vitamins. Cures diabetes, controls blood pressure and reduces cholesterol. Cares about skin and hair, fights cancers, it is a helpful hangover cure, relieves bad breath, relieves gout and arthritis pain. It also provides good aid in weight loss and digestion.
-Turkey breast (chopped and cooked) give you necessary energy thanks to zinc and phosphorous. Main health benefit in turkey are proteins.
-Rye bread Improves digestion and body fat distribution.
-Garlic powder reduces cholesterol, strengthens the immune system and has blood-thinning benefit.
-Scallions (chopped) are very low in calories. Good source of Vitamin C and the richest source of vitamin K. Scallions contain B-complex vitamins, and some essential minerals like copper, calcium, iron and magnesium.
-Black pepper has lots of antioxidant properties.
2. Tuna sandwich packed with lean protein and omega-3 fatty acids.
1 whole-wheat pocket
1 can of white tuna
1 tbsp. horseradish mustard
3 tbsp. fat-free salad dressing
1/2 tomato, sliced
1/4 c. shredded lettuce
Mix all these healthy ingredients mix in a small bowl. Cut the sandwich in half, and stuff it with the mixture and add sliced tomato and lettuce.
Nutritional Information: 477 calories, 51 g protein, 47.8 g carbohydrates, 7.5 g fiber, 5 g fat, 1g saturated fat, 910 mg sodium.
3. Beef, Orange, and Gorgonzola Sandwich
2 tablespoons of cider vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon of grated orange rind
1/8 teaspoon of salt
1/8 teaspoon of freshly grounded black pepper
1 cup of fresh orange sections (about 2 oranges)
4 (2-ounce) of Italian or French rolls
2 cups of sliced Basic Grilled Flank Steak (about 8 ounces)
1 cup of bagged washed baby spinach
1/4 cup (1 ounce) of crumbled Gorgonzola or other blue cheese
Mix the first 5 ingredients from the list with a whisk. Dry the orange sections with a paper towel. Slice each roll in half. Cover the bottom of each roll with 1/2 cup of basic grilled flank steak, 1/4 cup of baby spinach, 1/4 cup of orange sections and 1 tablespoon of cheese. Drizzle each serving with about 2 teaspoons vinegar. Wrap it in aluminum foil or wax paper.