5 Lunches That Will Give You An Energy Boost

5 Lunches That Will Give You An Energy Boost

Sometimes you need a little afternoon pick-me-up to get you through the rest of the day. Certain people head to the break room for a coffee, some prefer energy drinks, and others just pick up a sweet treat for a sugary boost. You know what all of these things have in common? They are all unhealthy and can cause digestive discomfort, increased stress hormones, and unhealthy cravings.

 

Instead of going for something that is unhealthy in the afternoon, try to eat an energy-boosting lunch that will supply you with a boatload of nutrients. There are lunches, which can help you turn your afternoon crash around and make you ready to conquer the rest of your day.

 

When it comes to having these lunches ready, it is best to prep them the night before. If you don’t want to prep an additional meal at night, make extra at dinner so you can have leftovers. As far as the smoothies go, you can make those ahead of time, put them in the freezer, and take them out the night before you want them at work. Kick those afternoon blues with the following lunch recipes.

 

#1: Superfood Avocado Smoothie

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This smoothie contains some of the best super greens the planet has to offer. Additionally, all of these ingredients have great amounts of folate, which is an important nutrient that helps promote red blood cell formation, and it contributes to brain health.

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#2: Personal Baked Sweet Potato Boats

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These sweet potato boats are so good that you’re going to wish you made more. So make more and eat them for leftovers!

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#3: Superfood Salad

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If you want to enjoy a delicious, hearty salad to boost your energy levels, this salad can help because it is loaded with beneficial.

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#4: Green Power Bowl with Berries

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This green smoothie bowl is perfect for lunch. It is filling, tasty, and is replete with nutrients that benefit your entire body. You can top the bowl with whatever you want, but kiwis, bananas, fresh shredded coconut, and chia seeds are great toppings.

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#5: Wild Rice Vegan Burrito Bowl

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If you didn’t have time to go your go to burrito spot, good, because this vegan burrito bowl is way healthier than what you were going to eat. It is packed with nutrients and you can add or take off whatever toppings you want.

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Source:

http://www.purewow.com/food/energy-boosting-lunch-recipes?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=social&crlt.pid=camp.a3nHrYgX7hjp

2017-03-10T14:47:09-07:00

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