Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Great Lunch Ideas!

Do you want some quick, cool, and nutritious lunch ideas? Lunch is something we often catch on-the-go! There are a lot of great foods that can be prepared for lunch other than just making a sandwich which can get old after a while. Here are some quick, cool lunches that you may want to try. Remember, the best things in life may require a little bit of time, so take time out for the best!

Lunch Ideas:
1) Fresh vegetable sticks (celery, carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers) and dip: Guacamole Deluxe, Tofu Veggie Delight (recipes below), or Hummus
2) Rice Cakes with: Guacamole Deluxe, Tofu Veggie Delight, or Hummus
3) Whole grain bread sandwich: sliced avocado, tomato, alfalfa sprouts, kale or lettuce, pan fried sliced tofu
4) Big green salad including a variety of: lettuce or other greens, cucumbers, carrots, sprouts (alfalfa, lentil, sunflower, quinoa, etc.), bell peppers, raw nuts and seeds(pumpkin, sesame, sunflower), cooked beans, and cooked or sprouted whole grains.
5) Fresh steamed vegetables, raw nuts, and a green salad or fresh cut veggies.

.... more great recipes from the Healthy Leaner Lifestyle series!


2 avocados, mashed well
1 bell pepper, chopped
1 large or 2 small tomatoes, diced
Handful cilantro, chopped, or alfalfa sprouts Salt to taste Dash cayenne pepper or hot red pepper sauce to taste

* Combine all ingredients and mix well.


½ lb. tofu, mashed
¼ C. mayonnaise or substitute
¼ tsp. salt (or to taste)
garlic powder
dash cayenne pepper or red pepper sauce
¼ C. each chopped bell pepper, celery, sliced black olives,
diced tomatoes, etc.

* Combine ingredients and mix well. Makes 1½ cups.

These recipes are from Super Wraps and Sandwiches.... for the Healthy Leaner Lifestyle series. To pre-order this book, go to .

For your best health,
Erleen Tilton

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