Discover quick, simple, delicious raw lunch recipes. Whether your goals include weight loss, building lean muscle mass, or maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle, these recipes offer ideas for all
Starting each meal with fruit offers the carbohydrate fuel required for cellular function. Eat as much fruit as you like, until your sweet tooth is satisfied.
Feel free to make your entire lunch luscious fruit.
Here in the northeast, fruit variety can be slim in the winter time. We eat lots of bananas (40lbs/week for my family of 4), apples (3/4-1 peck/week), and then we add in berries, pineapple, melon, persimmons, mangoes, etc.
Wrapping your mind around the idea of eating one type of food per meal can be tough. Here in the U.S. our Standard American Diet (SAD) embeds a variety of foods into our menu plan ideals.
Simplify your meals and your life. Gain boundless energy and vitality, let's start with raw lunch.
You've got choices for lunch! Keep it simple and sweet.
Smoothies are always a great choice. Quick and easy to make, quick and easy to clean up. Some folks have a blender at the office, others make smoothies at home and fill mason jars to bring with them on the go.
"Raw Lunch Smoothies Ideas"
Fruit is a great way to start any meal. Why? At the risk of sounding like a broken record...it provides you with the carbohydrate fuel your body needs on the cellular level. Quickly digested when eaten alone, fruit quickly gets into the bloodstream and then into the cells.
With that said, it's understandable that we may want something other than fruit. If you can, save your veggie meals for dinner. No worries if it's veggies you crave, your choices are vast.
From cut up celery, carrots, cucumbers, to green salads, to raw sushi dishes, your palette and appetite will be satisfied.
Read on for more raw-licious lunch ideas.
Pictured above, find cut up carrots, celery, cukes, sprouts, and pea shoots. Some nuts and seeds included along with a raw dressing featured on the top left. Look boring? Throw in some red pepper strips, tomatoes diced and sprinkled over these vegetables.
I had cut these veggies up for a gathering of several families. I had romaine leaves available, and folks put dressing on the leaves, layered up with the cut veggies, and rolled them for a delicious wrap alternative.
Choose the wrapper of your choice:
Do you have a favorite veggie wrap in the raw? Be sure to leave a comment below. I love hearing your creative ideas!