A 2017 study conducted by Dalhousie University found that 40 per cent of Canadians are eating lunch at their desks. But skipping the opportunity to escape your work can negatively affect your body, mind and relationships.
Here, strips of duck are stir-fried with onions, water chestnuts, bok choy, bean sprouts and pear. Very little oil is needed for a stir-fry, and adding lots of vegetables keeps the quantity of meat down. Serve spicy stir-fried duck with rice noodles.
A fragrantly spiced pilaf-style dish that doesn’t take much more effort than ordering takeout, yet is much healthier as it is lower in fat. Serve with a refreshing raita (page 27) to complete the meal.