Being lean and eating healthy does not have to mean sacrificing all the good things in life. Switch up your lunch boxes this week with these simple but savory lunches that are certain to make your co-workers jealous of your fit lifestyle! CELERY PASTA Sick of sweet potato and broccoli with your chicken or beef? Try this delectable celery “penne” as a side instead! Not only is it zero gluten but super in low calories and high in healthy fiber – who says you need real pasta to enjoy an Italian dish? Ingredients *makes 2 servings
  • 21 oz. Celery
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 1/3 cup Canned Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 oz. Fresh Coriander
  • 1 oz. Fresh Parsley
  • Fresh Black Pepper
  • Place water and some salt in a pot.
  • Trim and chop the celery into 2 inch pieces.
  • When the water is boiling, add the celery and cook until just tender. Remove the pot from the stove and drain the celery.
  • Warm up a non-stick pan at medium heat.
  • Mince the onion and garlic and place in the pan.
  • Sauté the onions for about 2 minutes; then add the canned tomatoes with the coriander and some black pepper to taste.
  • Stir everything well before adding the celery back in.
  • Let cook for around 10 minutes, while stirring often.
  • Season to taste and stir in some fresh parsley right before serving. Enjoy!
  • Calories 117
  • Total Fat 1.3g
  • Total Carbs 20g
  • Protein 6.4g
SUMMER SALAD Ingredients *makes 2 servings
  • 10 ½ oz. Chicken Breast
  • Dash Chicken Grilling Blend
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Apple
  • 2 ¾ oz. Rocket
  • Fresh Black Pepper
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes
  • Cut the chicken into cubes and season with Mrs. Dash Chicken Grilling Blend to taste. Heat up a non-stick pan and sauté the chicken until it is thoroughly cooked.
  • Peel and dice the avocado, apple, and tomatoes into small cubes.
  • Place everything in a bowl and stir together with pressed lemon and black pepper to taste.
  • Rinse the arugula/rocket and put it on a plate with the salad mix and chicken on top. Enjoy!
  • Calories 327
  • Total Fat 16g
  • Total Carbs 7.5g
  • Protein 36.5g
SESAME TOFU Craving Asian food? Well despair not; this recipe will allow you to have the tofu and eat it too! Not only will this low calorie dish make you forget all about restaurant food, but it will provide you with a ton of proteins to support your fitness journey! Ingredients *makes 2 servings
  • 5 oz. Canned Pineapple(no sugar added)
  • 7 oz. Tofu
  • 1 1/3 tbsp. Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp. Corn Starch
  • Fresh Ginger
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers
  • Chili Powder
  • Fresh Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • Drain the tofu by wrapping it in paper towels and placing it on a cutting board with a heavy plate on top. Let stand for around 20 minutes, then dry again with paper towels and cut into cubes.
  • Spread out the sesame seeds on a plate, and then roll each tofu cube in the seeds.
  • Heat up a deep frying pan with some cooking spray (you can use cooking oil as well, just be aware that it will add fat and calories.)
  • Fry the tofu until it has a golden brown surface.
  • Take the tofu out of the pan and place it on a covered plate to keep it warm.
  • Cut the bell peppers into small pieces and stir fry it with the fresh ginger for 2 minutes.
  • Add the pineapple cubes along with black pepper and chili powder to taste.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the pineapple juice from the can along with the soy sauce and corn starch. Stir well and add to the pan with the rest of the items. Simmer for a few minutes and stir until it thickens. Enjoy!
  • Calories 228
  • Total Fat 10g
  • Total Carbs 16g
  • Protein 18.5g