Making healthy and nutritious choices doesn't have to be difficult, complicated or boring.
When I create a new recipe or browse the internet for inspiration, I look for the main component. Am I getting a balance of macronutrients that include protein, carbs, fats and some fiber with this meal?
If the answer is yes, the next thing I look for is some variety and color with my meals. When working with clients, one rule that we put in place is to make an effort to create more variety by including at least three different colored vegetables with each meal. Following this strategy will also help to ensure that you get a greater variety of micronutrients. Micronutrients include vitamins, minerals and other anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory compounds that promote good health.
As the week is winding down, it might be a good time to plan ahead for the week to come. Spend some time looking through your pantry and fridge to make a complete shopping list. Preparation is key when it comes to making a nutrition plan and sticking to it.
Below you can download a super quick and easy recipe to help you with prepping lunch for the week to come. I love this recipe because it is fresh and delicious. It's the perfect light lunch so you can still make it through the afternoon without going into a food coma.