10 incredibly easy lunches
Fuel up on these easy, healthy lunches to keep you going through your busy day
Sushi Roll Rice Salad
Being busy doesn’t mean having to give up great flavours. This is a great lunch because it’s easy to prepare. A salad version of a deconstructed sushi roll, this dish is quickly assembled with leftover brown rice and highlighted with avocados.
Get the recipe: Sushi Roll Rice Salad
Egg-White Omelette with Spinach, Tomato and Cheddar
Who says eggs have to only be for breakfast? A delicious basic omelette minus the fat and cholesterol-that’s the kind of recipe every health-conscious cook needs. To make this egg-white omelette even more delicious, you can embellish the dish in creative, savoury ways with simple fillings.
Get the recipe: Egg-White Omelette with Spinach, Tomato and Cheddar
Veggie and Cream Cheese Bagel Sandwich
Full of bright colours and delicious flavours, this veggie and cream cheese bagel sandwich is a great lunchbox item and will keep you feeling energized throughout the day.
Get the recipe: Veggie and Cream Cheese Bagel Sandwich
Vegetable Couscous with Wild Blueberries
This vegetable couscous with wild blueberries recipe is quick and easy to make. It makes a healthy and delicious light meal or can be served as a side dish.
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Turkey, Brie and Apple Sandwich on Raisin-Walnut Bread
Give your little one a tasty twist on the classic turkey sandwich. This turkey sandwich satisfies cravings for both sweet and savory tastes.
This turkey sandwich satisfies cravings for both sweet and savory tastes. It offers contrasting textures as well. The apple stays crisp, and the Brie stays creamy without making the sandwich soggy.
Get the recipe: Turkey, Brie and Apple Sandwich on Raisin-Walnut Bread
Indian Chicken and Broccoli Wrap
These mouthwatering Indian chicken and broccoli snacks are quick to make. They use whole-wheat pita wraps instead of the traditional Indian chapatis. A yogurt-based raita, containing cucumber and tomato, is the perfect accompaniment.
Get the recipe: Indian Chicken and Broccoli Wrap
Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing
A variety of garden greens makes this salad interesting both in texture and colour. When mixed with fresh nectarines and finished with a zesty dressing, it comes alive and tickles the senses.
Get the recipe: Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing
Crunchy Salad with Apples
The radish and apples give this salad a satisfying crunch. There’s no need to peel apples; their skin contains useful nutrients.
Get the recipe: Crunchy Salad with Apples
These tasty morsels are made by topping toasted slices of crusty baguette with slices of plum tomato and tangy goat cheese, sprinkled with pine nuts and fresh herbs. Light goat cheese is used to reduce the fat content without sacrificing the delicate flavour and soft, spreadable texture. Serve with your favourite salad for a quick and easy lunch.
Get the recipe: Goat-Cheese Toasts