A can of soda, two pieces of bread, a few slices of deli meat and cheese, a glob of mayo or mustard, and a bag of potato chips...
Aah, lunch used to be such an easy meal to throw together, then scarf down between meetings or chauffeuring the kids from school to band rehearsal or soccer practice.
Just because you've come to your senses and sought a healthier eating regimen doesn't mean you have to bag the brown-bag lunch. Gobble up our top 10 lunch suggestions and you'll be the most envied eater at work.
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If you've been losing weight and feeling much better thanks to a low-carb approach, you know fries, pizzas and tacos are off-limits. In fact, these fast food staples may well be the reason you've gained pounds and lost energy.
You won't let the lunchtime doldrums get you down once you fill up on this good advice on creating a healthy mid-day meal:
1. Chicken salad, tuna salad, turkey salad: Enjoy these classics on a bed of lettuce with other fresh veggies or between two slices of low-carb bread.
2. Quesadillas: Wrap low-carb tortillas around meats, vegetables and cheese.
3. Sandwiches: Stuff a low-carb tortilla or low-carb pita bread with avocado slices, chicken, sprouts and other veggies and protein.