Ever feel like you just run around all week like a chicken with your head cut off, and have no time to grab lunch? 🤯 This doesn’t have to be the case!
There are tons of meal prep worthy recipes out there to make lunch a breeze 💨
If you’re dealing with type 2 diabetes and want to keep your blood sugar stable all day, planning for lunch is important! Remember ☝🏽 if you get to lunchtime and you’re super hungry…
You likely won’t make a good lunch decision.
But never fear! I’m here to help you with recipes and strategies to make sure you NEVER go in without a plan.
My spin on “cowboy caviar” is PACKED with nutrition, and will keep you full and stable all afternoon.
All of which help stabilize blood sugar and keep your metabolism going.
Mix it up on a Sunday afternoon to have for lunch all week!
Here’s how you make it:
1/2 C dry quinoa
1 1/4 C cherry tomatoes, halved
1 red pepper, diced
1 green, diced
1/2 small red onion, diced
1 can chickpeas, drained
1 can black eyed peas (or black beans), drained
1 can corn, drained
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar
Dash of salt and pepper
First, cook the quinoa according to directions on package.
Combine the ingredients in a bowl, mix, and store in the fridge up to 5 days (freshest within 3).
Stuff the mixture into a whole wheat pita bread, or on top of a bed of greens - whichever fits YOUR carb goals best! Top with 1/2 an avocado for fun.