5 Healthy Office Lunch Ideas You’ll Love

Save money (and your health) by preparing your workday lunch at home, plus learn some new delicious and nutritious recipes along the way. We share 5 workday lunch ideas sure to wow your colleagues and save your wallet and waistline!

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Quinoa – a real super food!

quinoaCultivated in the Andes for more than 5,000 years, quinoa was a staple food and sacred to the Peruvian Incas who referred to it as chisaya mama, or the mother of all grains.

With over 120 known varieties, it’s not surprising that quinoa is categorised and acknowledged as a superfood. It’s one of the only plant foods that is a complete protein, offering a great source of dietary fibre and all the essential amino acids which also helps control blood pressure as it has the highest of all the grains in potassium.

 

Every so often quinoa pops up on the WOOP menu – check out our take on a Whole Food Heaven recipe below with a Crispy skinned salmon served with a lemony quinoa, smoky courgette and carrot ribbon salad – we did the hard work and cooked the quinoa which can be tricky. However if you are keen to know how to cook quinoa for yourself here are our tips – it is fantastic for lunch! Continue reading “Quinoa – a real super food!” »