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No-cook healthy lunch recipe

Updated: Feb 27

I’ve got a no-cook healthy lunch recipe for you today that checks all the boxes:

 

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Avocado Chickpea Salad

●     It’s delicious

●     It LOOKS good (they say you eat with your eyes first!)

●     It’s simple

●     It’s filling

●     You can make it ahead of time

●     You can make it plant-based OR add canned tuna to up the protein content

●     It only has 5 ingredients

 

And you don’t have to do any actual cooking!




Easy Avocado Chickpea Salad

(serves 2-3)

 

●     1 x 14 oz/400 g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

●     1 medium ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and mashed

●     1 cup/150 grams cherry tomatoes, halved

●     Juice of 1 medium lemon juice

●     Handful of fresh cilantro, chopped

●     Optional: 5 oz/150 grams of canned tuna in water, drained

●     Sea salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

 

In a mixing bowl, combine the mashed avocado with the lemon juice. Stir in the chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, and tuna if using. Toss in the cilantro. Sprinkle with a little sea salt and black pepper. Eat and enjoy!

 

Make-Ahead Tip: You can prep the chickpeas (or tuna), tomatoes, and cilantro in advance. Just add the avocado and lemon juice when you're ready to eat. This will keep 2-3 days in the fridge.

 

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