Healthy Lunch Ideas

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Pizza Buns Recipe

Pizza buns are extremely quick and easy to prepare. They are delicious and a good way to satisfy your hunger. They're the perfect thing when you've had a long day and don't want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. They also make a great snack. To make a full meal add a salad and your good to go.

Things you'll Need;

1. 4 hoagie buns-split in half
2. 1 jar pizza sauce
3. 1 package grated provolone cheese

Additional topping suggestions;

1/4 cup chopped onions ( optional)
1 can sliced mushrooms(optional
1 bell pepper- seeded and sliced(optional)
1 sm. can black olives(optional)
Any of your favorite pizza toppings

You can add any additional toppings you like. You may even want to add meat. If you do add meat be sure to cook it separately until well done before adding to the buns
Cooking Instructions;

Place the buns on a large cookie sheet.
Spread pizza sauce on each piece.
Add your topping choices, then top it off with the grated cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Simply Delicious Salad

This salad is a regular on the dinner table at our house. It's simple to put together and very nutritious . It's great any time of year and if you add grilled chicken and French bread you have a complete meal.


1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

2 cups lettuce-shredded or chopped, however you like it

1/4 cups shredded carrots

1 large tomato

1/4 cup chopped green onions

1 avacado seeded and diced

1 cup baby spinach

2 boiled eggs-sliced thin

1 large cucumber -sliced

2 tsp. apple cider vinegar

1 small can mandarin oranges-liquid drained

pinch of salt and pepper to taste

2 grilled boneless, skinless chicken breast-sliced (optional)

French Bread (optional)

1/2 cup grated low-fat Cheddar cheese (optional)

Your favorite low-fat salad dressing (Italian is extra good with this salad)


In a shallow container add your cucumbers, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper. Set aside and let marinate about 15 minutes.

Get your salad bowl ready by rubbing the bottom and sides of bowl with the olive oil. You can use a brush or paper towel for this.

1. When bowl is prepared, add the lettuce, spinach, carrots, green onions and the cucumbers; liquid and all. Toss

2. Next add the tomatoe, avacado,sliced boiled eggs, Mandarin oranges and if desired the chicken and shredded cheese. Gently toss again.

Serve with your favorite low-fat dressing.

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Eating Out For Lunch

These days most restaurant menus are designed to include many different healthier options such as vegetarian, low-fat, fat-free and many more. By making healthy choices, we can still enjoy a healthy lunch even on the days that we have to eat out.


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Becky Puetz 5 years ago from Oklahoma Author

stars439, This is something that's quick and easy to prepare and delicious. Thank you for your comment and God bless you too dear friend.

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stars439 5 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

Wonderful recipe. God Bless You.

images99 6 years ago

yes they are easy and quick to prepare, I agree.

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