i do alot of wraps get different meats.. i use turkey and chicken alot and tuna as well.. and instead of lettuce i tend to use spinach and you can add what ever veggies you like in my tuna i add red onions jalapeno peppers i seed cucumbers and tomatoes and add them as well you can do the same with the canned chicken breast if you like chicken better.... also i cook a whole package of the whole wheat pasta and make different salads i might use for dinner and make then use rest for lunch.. i make a spicy cold chicken pasta slaad and use salsa as a dressing add peppers onions olives cilantro and such
Hi Mary, I'm from San Joaquin County, CA...the heart of agriculture for the nation! LOL, I too have a difficult time planning lunches. I get in a rut. My doctor wants me to lower my cholesterol...so now there's no more delaying, I have to change the way I eat. He suggested I do the frozen meals, but I actually like to eat fresh. (I do keep a supply of Healthy Choice or Smart Ones for "emergencies"!). The Doc also gave me a sample menu for 1400 calories. Some of the lunches were pretty good ideas, I thought, but take a little prep time.
One of them was tuna with 1 tbsp mayo (I use 2 tbsp LIGHT mayo) with diced green onions and celery....stuffed into a scooped out tomato. Yummy if you like tuna.
Another was similar...but use chicken instead and stuff into a pita. I love zucchini and tomatoes so sometimes I will slice up zucchini and dip it into Hidden Valley light ranch dressing.
If I'm in a hurry in the morning, I'll grab a can of Progresso soup -- I really like the new high fiber chili with 10 crackers or so. Low cal, pretty good tasting, keeps me full.
Hope this helps....anyone else? Suggestions? Sandwiches get boring!
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