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7 light lunches for a healthier you

HealthBauer XcelNew You
7 light lunches for a healthier you
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Walnut and apple salad

Dice 1 apple and break 25g (1oz) walnuts into similar sized pieces. Toss with some lettuce leaves and 1 tbsp low-fat salad dressing. Serve with 1 small brown roll spread with a little low-fat spread.

Smoked salmon, soft cheese and watercress bagel

1 bagel filled with 2 slices smoked salmon, 1 tbsp light soft cheese and a little watercress. 1 pot low-fat yogurt (125g/4½oz) with 1 plum.

Beef salad roll

1 brown roll filled with 2 slices lean beef, 1 chopped tomato, 1 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise and lettuce leaves. 1 pot low-fat yogurt (125g/4½oz) with 1 plum.

Tomato and cheese omelette

Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a frying pan. Beat 2 eggs, add to pan and cook until almost set. Top with 2 tbsp finely chopped onion, 1 sliced tomato and 25g (1oz) grated low-fat cheese. Continue cooking until set. Serve with 1 slice wholegrain toast with a little low-fat spread.

Ham salad roll

Split 1 roll, fill with 2 tsp low-fat spread, 2 slices ham, 1 tbsp low-fat cheddar cheese. Toast for a couple minutes. Add in salad leaves and serve with a few cherry tomatoes.

Cheese and bacon baked potato

Microwave 1 large potato for 10 minutes. Grill 1 lean bacon rasher and cut into strips. Heat 1 tsp olive oil and cook 1 sliced spring onion with a little chopped leek for 2-3 minutes until soft. Mix in 40g (1½oz) low-fat soft cheese with 1 tbsp low-fat crème fraiche and spoon mixture over potato.

Chicken salad sandwich

Fill 2 slices wholegrain bread with 2 thin slices chicken, 1 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise and lettuce leaves. 1 apple and 1 pear.

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