Brown-Bag Lunch Menus
To get you off to the right start with our brown bag challenge, we’ve put together a one week menu of quick, tasty and nutritious lunches.
- Stuff tuna salad into a large whole wheat pita
- 1 medium banana
- Sparkling water
- Ellie’s Pasta Salad
- 1 medium apple
- 1 cup skim or low fat milk
- Turkey Wrap
- 6-ounces nonfat Greek yogurt topped with sliced berries
- Unsweetened iced tea with lemon
- Hummus & Veggie Sandwich
- Chunks of fresh fruit dipped in 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup (place in sealed container)
- Water with lemon slices
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby's full bio »
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