What’s In Your Lunchbox?

Dietary salad with tomatoes, feta, lettuce, spinach and pine nuts.

When you need to feed the family or kids, here are 5 quick, healthy and easy lunch recipes you can prepare in 30 minutes or less.

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Black +Blum lunchbox                         Black + Blum lunchbox

 

Recipe #1. Coconut Carrot and Ginger Soup      Carrot soup

Ingredients:

•1 tbsp coconut oil

•1 medium sized onion, chopped

•1 clove garlic, minced

•1-2 tbsp fresh ginger, chopped

•1 lb carrots, peeled and chopped

•2 cups of coconut cream or coconut milk

•Salt to taste

Preparation:

Heat up a large skillet to me dium high heat. Melt the coconut oil.

Add onion, garlic, and ginger and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the carrots, bring to a boil. Slowly stir in coconut milk.

With an immersion blender, blend soup until smooth. You can also use a regular blender and blend in batches. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

 

Recipe #2. Mushroom Cream Soup

Ingredients:

•2 tbsp butter

•1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

•3 cloves garlic, minced

•1 cup half-and-half cream / 1/3 cup heavy cream

•Salt and pepper to taste

•Fresh parsley leaves

Preparation:

In a large pot, melt the butter at medium-high heat; add the cream, mushrooms and garlic and cook for about 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Mix the cream, salt, pepper and stir into the mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil, cook and stir until thickened, for about 2 minutes. Reduce the heat and stir ocassionally until the flavors are blended, for about 15 minutes.

Serve immediately, garnished with fresh parsley leaves.

 

Recipe #3. Blueberry Broccoli Spinach Salad

Ingredients:

•1/2 avocado

•1 cup baby spinach /salad

•1/4 cup blueberries

•1/2 cup broccoli

•2 tbsp cranberries, dried

•1/4 cup feta cheese

•1/2 tsp lemon juice

•2 tbsp sunflower/pumpkin seeds

•Salt and pepper to tast

Preparation:

Mix all the ingredients, add the olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe #4. Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Ingredients:

•6 cups salad

•1 red apple

•1 green apple

•1 cup walnuts

•1/3 cup feta cheese

•1/3 cup dried cranberries

•1/2 tsp lemon juice

•2 tbsp honey

•1 tbsp olive oi

•Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

Mix all the ingredients, add the olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.

 

 

Recipe #5. Quinoa Avocado Spinach Salad                             Healthy Lunch and Dinne

Ingredients:

•1 cup quinoa (cooked according to package instructions)

•2 avocados

•1 cup baby spinach/salad

•A few cherry tomatoes

•3 green onions

•1 clove garlic

•1/2 tsp lemon juice

•1 tbsp olive oil

•Salt and pepper to taste

•Optional: shrimps or other seafood

Preparation:

Mix all the ingredients, add the olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.

 

Bon appetit!

 

 

 

 

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