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Healthy kid's lunch box made up of pita bread ham and salad, fresh fruit, sultanas, yogurt and drinking water.
A health lunch packed in a bento box consisting of a chicken wrap, salad with fruit, and vegetable slices.
Tuna and Vegetable Salad
Tired of eating boring salads? This one is a fantastic and easy recipe with minimum preps and maximum flavours.
1 can tuna, packed in spring water
½ head of lettuce, shredded
1 egg, boiled and peeled
½ onion, sliced into rings, individual rounds of the onions pulled apart
1 tomato, cut into chunks and deseeded
½ cucumber cut in slices
1 lemon juice
½ tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon capers, drained
Salt and pepper to taste
On a platter, arrange the lettuce shreds in a single layer. Arrange the cucumber, onion and tomatoes on top of the tuna. Open the can of tuna and drain it. Using a fork, take the tuna out in chunks or shreds. Arrange the tuna chunks in the middle of the lettuce. Sprinkle with the capers.
Combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. You can serve this dressing on the side, or toss the salad with it.
Cut the egg into four quarters, and arrange on top of the salad. Sprinkle more pepper and serve.
Tortilla Wraps with Chicken and Fresh Vegetables
This wrap makes use of fresh vegetables and cooked chicken. You can use leftover chicken for the wrap.
1 cup cooked chicken, preferably roasted or grilled chicken breast, cut into long slices
2 flour tortillas
4 lettuce leaves
1 cucumber, cut into thick batons
1 tomato, cut into long slices and seeds removed
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4th teaspoon pepper
Salt to taste
Heat the flour tortillas for 30 seconds in the microwave. On each tortilla, spread two lettuce leaves, leaving a bit of space on the sides to make sure that the tortillas can be wrapped up.
Toss the chicken with the cucumber, tomato, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
Arrange slices of chicken, cucumber, tomato on one single row, and roll up the tortillas. At this point, you can directly eat the wrap or grill it before serving.
Vegetarian stir-fry with Vegetables and Quinoa
Quinoa is one of the most nutritious things in the planet, and this vegetarian stir-fry is a great way of showcasing this amazing food.
1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
3/4th teaspoon salt (or more, to taste)
½ cup chopped carrots
½ cup chopped French beans, parboiled
½ cup chopped onions
½ cup chopped tomatoes
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon soy sauce
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon chopped basil leaves
Combine the quinoa, water and salt in a pan and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until all the water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork.
Heat oil in a nonstick pan and add the onions and tomatoes. Fry for 5-6 minutes, or until the tomato is soft. Add the carrots, French beans and stir fry for another 4-5 minutes, or until the carrots are slightly cooked.
Add the quinoa. Stir fry over high heat till the quinoa is well mixed in. Add the soy sauce and stir the basil in. Check for salt, add a bit of pepper, and serve hot.