You are here

Healthy Lunches Under 400 Calories

  • Chris Gallo

    Greek Chopped Pita Salad

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups romaine lettuce
    • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
    • 1/2 cup canned garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
    • 1/2 cup cucumber, sliced
    • 1 whole wheat pita, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons low-fat vinaigrette

    Make it: Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl and toss thoroughly.

     
  • Chris Gallo

    Herbed Cheese & Tomato Sandwich

    Ingredients

    • 6 ounces low-fat cottage cheese
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
    • Dash of salt and pepper
    • 1 whole-grain bagel
    • 4 slices tomato
    • 1 orange

    Make it: Place cottage cheese in blender and puree until smooth. Stir in garlic, chives, salt, and pepper. Spread mixture on bagel and top with tomato slices. Eat with orange.

  • Chris Gallo

    BBQ Baja Burger

    Ingredients

    • 1 vegetarian burger
    • 1 whole wheat bun
    • 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce
    • 1/4 avocado, thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup bean sprouts
    • 4-ounce pineapple cup, in its own juice

    Make it: Cook burger in microwave according to package directions. Place on bun with BBQ sauce; top with avocado and sprouts. Eat with pineapple.

     
  • Chris Gallo

    Tuscan Tuna Wrap

    Ingredients

    • 3 ounces light tuna, drained
    • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
    • 1/2 lemon, juiced
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
    • Dash of salt and pepper
    • 2 whole-grain tortillas
    • 1/2 cup baby spinach

    Make it: Combine tuna with parsley, lemon, oil, tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Wrap in tortillas and top with spinach.

  • Chris Gallo

    Chicken Club Panini

    Ingredients

    • Lean Cuisine Chicken Club Panini
    • 1 1/2 cups frozen vegetables (such as broccoli, cauliflower, carrots)

    Make it: Microwave Panini and vegetables according to package directions.

     
  • Chris Gallo

    Takeout from Au Bon Pain

    Thai Chicken Salad with 2 tablespoons Thai Peanut Dressing

  • Chris Gallo

    Takeout from Subway

    6-Inch Roast Beef Sandwich with Pepper Jack

    Sliced Apple

     
  • Caesar Turkey Wrap

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 396 calories, 20g protein, 58g carbohydrate, 11g fat (2g saturated), 8g fiber

    See the recipe

  • Burger with Feta & Spinach

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 389 calories, 20g protein, 54g carbohydrate, 12g fat (4g saturated), 10g fiber

    See the recipe

     
  • Balsamic Tuna Salad Sandwich

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 400 calories, 29g protein, 48g carbohydrate, 11g fat (2g saturated), 8g fiber

    See the recipe

  • Marinated Garden Lentil Salad Pita

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 396 calories, 16g protein, 64g carbohydrate, 11g fat (2g saturated), 15g fiber

    See the recipe

  • Spinach Salad with Strawberries

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 397 calories, 18g protein, 36g carbohydrate, 22g fat (4g saturated), 10g fiber

    See the recipe

  • Healthy Lunch from Wendy's

    Ultimate Chicken Grill Sandwich and a Mandarin Orange Cup from Wendy's

  • Healthy Lunch from McDonald's

    Cheeseburger, Side Salad with Low-Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette, and Apple Dippers from McDonald's

  • Chris Gallo

    Spicy Bean & Guacamole Burritos

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup canned low-fat refried beans
    • 1/4 cup salsa
    • 3 tablespoons prepared guacamole
    • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
    • 2 small (6-inch) whole-grain tortillas
    • 1 cup red grapes

    Make it: Stir together beans and salsa. Microwave for 1 to 2 minutes. Place warm bean mixture, guacamole, and lettuce on tortillas and roll up. Serve with grapes on the side.

  • Chris Gallo

    Grilled Cheese with Turkey & Tomato

    Ingredients

    • 2 slices whole-grain bread
    • 1 slice cheddar cheese
    • 2 ounces sliced turkey
    • 1 slice tomato
    • Cooking spray
    • 1/2 cup pea pods
    • 2 tablespoons low-fat ranch dressing

    Make it: Make sandwich with bread, cheese, turkey and tomato. Coat a skillet with cooking spray and toast sandwich for about 3 minutes on each side, until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted. Serve with pea pods and ranch dressing.

  • Chris Gallo

    Pizza Burger

    Ingredients

    • 1 vegetarian burger
    • 1 whole-grain hamburger bun
    • 2 tablespoons canned pizza sauce
    • 1 slice part-skim mozzarella cheese
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
    • 1 small apple

    Make it: Warm burger and place on bun; top with pizza sauce and cheese. Microwave sandwich for 20 to 30 seconds to melt cheese; add fresh basil. Serve with apple on the side.

  • Chris Gallo

    Meatball Sandwich

    Ingredients

    • 4 meatballs
    • 1 whole-grain hot-dog bun
    • 2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce
    • 1/2 cup sliced green pepper
    • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1 medium orange

    Make it: Warm meatballs in microwave. Place on bun with sauce and peppers, and sprinkle with cheese. Warm sandwich in microwave for 20 to 30 seconds. Serve orange slices on the side.

  • Chris Gallo

    Chili & Chips

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup canned turkey or vegetarian chili
    • 1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli
    • 3 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1/4 cup crushed corn chips

    Make it: Mix together chili and broccoli and microwave for about 5 minutes, until broccoli is tender. Top chili mixture with shredded cheese and crushed chips.

  • FIT_570x450_10574BMICalculator14.jpg

     
     
     

Love it? Share now!

Comments

Loading comments...