This is how I like to make easy lunches for the week- Buddha Bowls!
My easy formula will allow you to make quick, healthy meals without much work. Consider this meal prep but the EASY way! Put the recipes away. I follow this simple formula and you can as well!
- Four veggies
- Two proteins
- Two grains
And then add various salad dressings or dips to keep it interesting.
The four veggies can be prepared however you’d like them. Maybe you want to roast some of them, or maybe you’d rather chop and enjoy them raw. And quite possibly you’d like a combo of the two options! In regards to my two proteins, I like to have a plant protein and an animal protein. I know this is what works best for my body and lifestyle, but you can build your Buddha bowl however you’d like! For the grains, sometimes it’s rice or quinoa, and sometimes it’s crackers and bread. The possibilities are endless!
So what did I make this week?
- Cut cherry tomatoes
- Chopped raw peppers
- Roasted carrots
- Salad greens
- Curry chickpeas
- Ground Chicken cooked with mushrooms and onions
- Brown rice
- And hummus because we had some leftovers.
Try this easy formula and take the guesswork out of “What will I eat for lunch?” Let me know in the comments if you give it a try.