Lunch

The Breakfast Club – Lunch Scene

Lunchtime always reminds me of high school and cafeterias. Back then I used it as a time to refuel my body and recharge my mind, and till this day, I still do. It’s down time to pick yourself up. This scene from the classic movie “The Breakfast Club” sums it all up, Lunch is about variety!

Smoky Black Bean Spinach Chimichurri Wrap

In my latest blog interview “Muscle Is Change” featuring Nikki Justice, she talks about the challenges and benefits of becoming a Vegan. One of her favorite recipes to make is a Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Wrap. Check the blog for her recipe, or try these Smoky Black Bean Spinach Chimichurri Wraps by Vegan Richa. They’re easy to make, high in fiber, with all natural ingredients. For the full recipe, click the link above. If you try it and like it, come back and give it a thumbs up.

6 AMAZING WAYS TO STUFF A BAKED SWEET POTATO

Who doesn’t love a stuffed baked potato? I know I do. I also know usually the stuffed baked potato, although mouth orgasmic, ends up being quite unhealthy. Not because of the potato, but the toppings usually stuffed in.

Emily from One Lovely Life, has come up with six healthier way to stuff a baked potato that accommodate several dietary preferences, from Paleo to Vegan, Vegetarian, and even Gluten free. Oh, and the best part… she has put a modern day twist on the stuffed potato, by using sweet potatoes! She also gives you her full proof method to cooking the prefect sweet potato. So click on the link above, I’m sure you will find at least one of the six, that will become your favorite.

Healthy Tomato Basil Soup With Pesto Grilled Cheese

As temperatures drop and the winter months approach, I start to crave comfort foods. If you’re a grilled cheese and tomato soup lover, then this old classic with a modern day twist by Danilicious is for you. Just click the link above for the full recipe. If you try it, and you like it, give it a thumbs up!

Moroccan chickpea quinoa salad

This recipe is one of Katie Hejtmanek’s favorite meals. It’s an easy to make, healthy, plant based salad full of protein and flavor. Click on the link and it will take you to the full recipe by Ambitious Kitchen, Also if you haven’t read my interview, “Muscle Is Athletic and Academic,” featuring Katie, please do. She is a competitive weightlifter with a Ph.D in Anthropology.

Ceviche

One of my favorite dishes to make because it’s light, easy to prepare and full of flavor. Perfect as an appetizer, snack, or meal Ceviche is a healthy dish you will want to add to your repertoire. This recipe is from Feasting at Home. Click on the link under the picture for the full recipe.

Chicken Avocado Pita Sandwich

The Chicken Avocado Pita, by “The Cookie Rookie,” is a perfect sandwich for lunch. If you love the combination of chicken and avocado, then this is a definite “must try.” Shake it up a bit by substituting turkey for chicken then top it off with bacon crumbles for a new spin on the turkey club. Click the link, for the full recipe,