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The Lose 10 Pounds in 30 Days Diet: Healthy Lunches Under 400 Calories

  • Chris Gallo

    Spicy Bean and 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.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Grilled Cheese with Turkey and 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Meatball Sandwich

    Ingredients

    • 4 meatballs
    • 1 whole-grain hotdog 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.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Chili and 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.

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  • Takeout

    From Panera Bread
    Half Chicken Caesar on Three Cheese Bread
    Baby carrot sticks brought from home

    From Quiznos
    Sonoma Turkey Sammie
    Side salad with fat-free balsamic vinaigrette

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