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getting bored with my normal lunch...need healthy recommendations

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by TRA8324, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. TRA8324

    TRA8324 Senior member

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    So I usually eat 3-4 things from the list below for lunch, plus a spoonful of cod liver oil. Lately i've been getting bored with it. Can anyone recommend some other healthy options to throw in to the rotation? Preferrably something ready to eat or something relatively easy to make that I can make in advance.


    - greek yogurt + a handful of some sort of berry
    - mixed greens + light dressing
    - hummus + high fiber/low carb wrap
    - handful of unsalted almonds
    - grilled chicken or some sort of deli-meat
    - cheese
     
  2. globetrotter

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    really good cheese, with an apple

    canned fish - sardines or tuna

    canned beans
     
  3. Prada_Ferragamo

    Prada_Ferragamo Senior member

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    I eat the same thing 5 times a day, 6 days week
     
  4. Tarzan

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    cottage cheese
    whole wheat bread
    kiwi
    banana
    egg whites
    broccoli
    celery
    tomato
    apple
     
  5. the shah

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    OP you can make pasta in under 13 minutes (eg. shrimp pasta), tuna or egg salad, a "burrito" with rice cilantro tomatoes beans etc, steamed veggies, pan-seared salmon takes no time, different varieties of salads (1 red bell pepper, diced 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/2 bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves finely chopped 1 small bunch mint, leaves finely chopped 4 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced 1 cup raw pine nuts
    juice of 1 lemon, or more to taste 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil sea salt, to taste ground pepper, to taste), etc

    really good cheese, with an apple

    canned fish - sardines or tuna

    canned beans


    i can't eat any tuna but persian tuna ... it's seriously 10000x better than anything else i've had

    I eat the same thing 5 times a day, 6 days week

    this sounds unfortunate
     
  6. TRA8324

    TRA8324 Senior member

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    OP you can make pasta in under 13 minutes (eg. shrimp pasta), tuna or egg salad, a "burrito" with rice cilantro tomatoes beans etc, steamed veggies, pan-seared salmon takes no time, different varieties of salads (1 red bell pepper, diced 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/2 bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves finely chopped 1 small bunch mint, leaves finely chopped 4 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced 1 cup raw pine nuts
    juice of 1 lemon, or more to taste 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil sea salt, to taste ground pepper, to taste), etc



    i can't eat any tuna but persian tuna ... it's seriously 10000x better than anything else i've had



    this sounds unfortunate


    good recommendations. thanks. I haven't had tuna/egg/chicken salad in a while, but that's very easy to make and delicious.

    cottage cheese is something I forgot about too...I think it's loaded with casein protein too.

    what is persian tuna? I love sashimi
     
  7. Pilot

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    Yeah you can make all kinds of filling/healthy chicken salad with an assortment of nuts, fruits, and greens in it.
     
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    this sounds unfortunate

    I eat for the sake of eating. Nothing tastes good to me anymore. I eat to meet my nutrient intake, that's it. Minus my cheat day when I go all out.
     
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    I eat for the sake of eating. Nothing tastes good to me anymore. I eat to meet my nutrient intake, that's it. Minus my cheat day when I go all out.

    This is even more depressing [​IMG] on the bright side, you can always throw berries soymilk steak fresh greens fish oil almonds and a few grains of rice into a blender and you're set [​IMG]

    what is persian tuna? I love sashimi

    It's tuna from the persian gulf (they have nuclear bombs behind the gills [​IMG])
    You can find it in cities across n. America and europe, especially LA vancouver toronto dallas phoenix .....
     
  11. fuji

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    I eat for the sake of eating. Nothing tastes good to me anymore. I eat to meet my nutrient intake, that's it. Minus my cheat day when I go all out.

    +1

    I just don't really enjoy food so pretty much all I eat is chicken breast or fish.
     
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    I eat for the sake of eating. Nothing tastes good to me anymore. I eat to meet my nutrient intake, that's it. Minus my cheat day when I go all out.

    What is the point of going all out on your cheat day if nothing tastes good anymore?
     
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    +1

    I just don't really enjoy food so pretty much all I eat is chicken breast or fish.


    I wish that was the case with me...I would eat so much better...and less.
     
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    What is the point of going all out on your cheat day if nothing tastes good anymore?

    To eat a shit ton of calories.,
     
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    To eat a shit ton of calories.,

    exactly

    By the way, did you find a place yet?
     
  18. uglyponies

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    Try grass fed beef steaks, low mercury tuna, and wild Alaskan caught salmon. All very tasty, easy to prepare, and excellent sources of omega fats.
     
  19. Prada_Ferragamo

    Prada_Ferragamo Senior member

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    Try grass fed beef steaks, low mercury tuna, and wild Alaskan caught salmon. All very tasty, easy to prepare, and excellent sources of omega fats.

    If u supply me with the moniez
     
  20. JoelF

    JoelF Senior member

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    I eat for the sake of eating. Nothing tastes good to me anymore. I eat to meet my nutrient intake, that's it. Minus my cheat day when I go all out.

    I hear you man, my diet is in a total rut, same every day. Getting bodyweight grams of protein, some greens, fats & carbs and that is it. I am turning into my mom who eats only to survive.
     

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