It’s noon, and you’re starving—but your to-do list is insane and it’s not going to accomplish itself. We got you. Here are some lightning-fast healthy lunches you can put together and put away in 20, so you can get on with your day.
Zoodles get all the Instagram love, but you can make noodles out of lots of vegetables—and you don’t even need an expensive spiralizer. A regular vegetable peeler or julienne peeler can help you create lovely noodle-esque strands of vegetables that are enjoyable raw or very lightly cooked, full of nutrients and free of empty carbs.
This recipe is from The Clean Plates Cookbook ($17; Running Press) by Jared Koch with Jill Silverman Hough.
Poached fish and sautéed zucchini are deliciously satisfying and satisfyingly healthy
This weekend whip up a deliciously simple and healthy Halibut with Leeks and Tomatoes and Sautéed Green and Yellow Zucchini with Pistachios, Mint and Lime.
You can use zucchini, summer squash, patty-pan squash or a combination in this side dish.
A little bit of a twist on the flavors and textures of carrot cake, this is a full-flavored, cinnamon-laced bread. Enjoy it as a tea cake or occasional morning treat. This recipe is from The Clean Plates Cookbook ($17; Running Press) by Jared Koch with Jill Silverman Hough.
This gluten-free, all-veggie “lasagna” uses thin slices of marinated raw zucchini instead of pasta to separate its slow-cooked, tender layers of grilled eggplant and grape tomatoes with rich and creamy Burrata. Serve at room temperature as a main course with grilled bread or as an appetizer before a very light dinner.