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Healthy Lunch Recipes to Beat Diet Boredom

Cook, eat, repeat. It's easy to put meals on autopilot when you're trying to slim down, but monotony is a recipe for weight gain. Shake up your eating plan with these delicious lunch recipes.
Chicken salad with couscous If you're tired of grilled chicken salad...

Add grains.

Toss 2 ounces skinless roasted chicken with 2 cups spinach; 1/4 cucumber, sliced; and 1/4 cup each cooked couscous, drained canned chickpeas, and chopped carrots. Whisk together 1 tablespoon each extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon each Dijon mustard and honey; drizzle over salad.

Nutrition facts: 440 calories, 27g protein, 46g carbohydrate, 17g fat (3g saturated), 9g fiber

"Couscous provides texture and flavor," Mollenkamp explains.