5 Healthy Lunches on Your Cleanse

We understand that you are all busy and want ideas for simple lunches. As the weather gets cooler you may want to incorporate more grains, warm foods and seasonal vegetables like squash and yams into your meals. Here are 5 recipes that have just a few ingredients each and are perfect for your fall Be Well Cleanse. Enjoy!

Quinoa Confetti Salad

This salad features quinoa + veggies + beans and a dressing. It’s easy to mix and match with whatever vegetables and legumes you have in the house.

Source: http://mynewroots.blogspot.com/2009/08/im-back-in-saddle-everyone.html

Collard Wraps

Here’s a quick tutorial from www.choosingraw.com on making collard wraps for lunch. You can fill them with hummus, veggies, avocado, grains, chicken, fish – the possibilities are endless!

Source: http://www.choosingraw.com/collard-wrap-tutorial

Aduki Bean and Yam Hash

The “template” for this recipe is grains + beans + greens + root veggies. So you can follow the recipe exactly or create endless variations using other ingredients. This is a perfect meal to reheat on your lunch break.

Source: http://www.nourishingmeals.com/2010/01/adzuki-bean-yam-hash.html

Quinoa Salmon Burgers

Here’s a simple recipe for a salmon burger that you can prep ahead of time and add to a salad for a satisfying lunch. For a vegetarian option, check out these Curried Quinoa and Aduki Bean Patties.

Source: http://www.nourishingmeals.com/2010/01/quinoa-salmon-burgers-gluten-free-egg.html

Lentil Salad with Roasted Fall Vegetables

Source:  http://www.wholeliving.com/146164/roasted-fall-vegetables-lentils

Need more salad ideas? Martha Stewart to the rescue!

Chicken and Mango Salad
Beet, Avocado and Arugala Salad with Sunflower Seeds
Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Toasted Walnuts

Please let us know what you’re enjoying for lunch on the Cleanse and check out more Cleanse-friendly recipes ideas on Dr. Lipman’s Pinterest page.

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