Fruit (apple, orange, banana, grapes, etc) or Greek Yogurt
|Leftover soup, half of a cheese sandwich, one orange,|
greek yogurt, and coffee (not pictured: nuts)
Main meal: Leftovers (if it is something easily re-heatable), sandwich, pasta salad (M-W when prepared on the weekend), or microwavable organic soup.
Secondary: Salad, veggies and dip, half of a sandwich (PB&J or cheese), crackers, or veggie chips.
Dessert: Whatever baked goods I currently have (i.e. cookies, brownies, muffins, etc)
Nuts, Edamame, or another protein rich food.
**I also always bring at least one packet of herbal tea for myself. I typically drink coffee in the morning and tea in the afternoon.
For lunch yesterday I packed some leftover Creamy Vegetable Soup. SUPER easy and SUPER good for lunch leftovers. Check out the recipe.
Creamy Vegetable Soup
5tbs olive oil
2cups organic vegetable broth (try one of these)
6-7cups of chopped vegetables (carrots, peas, corn, broccoli, celery, onions, peppers, etc)
1tbs chopped garlic
Seasoned Salt (to taste)
Pepper (to taste)
Crushed red pepper (to taste)
Onion powder (to taste)
Directions: In a large pan heat all ingredients except for flour and olive oil. In a separate pan heat olive oil and flour. Whisk the mixture until it is very smooth. Heat on medium-high until the roux turns a reddish-brown color. Slowly add roux to the soup mixture. More roux and/or a "cream of" soup can be added depending on your desired creaminess level and healthy eating level. Let all ingredients heat until veggies are tender. Serve!
Finally, I leave you with a random picture of Cody and I. My mom has been begging me for more pictures of myself in the blog. So, here you go mom!
|The ONLY way I could get Cody in a picture with me.|