How do you like to eat your meals? Is your food a sit down affair, slowly enjoyed by the light of a few candles or, like so many others, do you grab whatever you can when you find the time, shoveling your meal into your mouth on the way to your next meeting? Life on the go can take a serious toll on the way we eat and our health can pay all the consequences. If you want to eat well and still fit it all in, it can seem increasingly difficult to do and over time, you might start to slip into bad habits.
That’s all about the change. While your life might be hectic, you can still eat well and as long as you do a little preparation in advance, your healthy meal can become portable. Ready to eat on the go? It’s about to be served.
While pizza might not always spring to mind when you think of healthy food, there are a number of variations on the meal that will keep you in great shape and full for hours. Making your own pizza dough at home is a simple way of ensuring your food is entirely organic and topping the dish off with ingredients such as fresh tomato sauce, spinach and roasted vegetables will ensure you get that vitamin kick. If you’re worried about getting messy, opt for calzone; it has all the taste of a pizza, but is folded to eat on the go.
Want to get a protein kick? Try taking along a little sushi to your next meeting. Perfectly compact, sushi can be easily transported in a mason jar and tucked into whenever hunger pangs hit. Preparing your own sushi at home means that it is up to you to decide what goes inside and how many different vegetables you can pack in. Great tasting food doesn’t have to be unhealthy.
Boxes of quinoa, be gone! With these easy to make hand patties, you can get all of the nutrients from the super grain, without all of the mess. Packed full of fiber, vitamin C and protein, these portable patties can work wonders on your health and, small enough to fit in your hand, won’t take up a load of extra space.
Thought that muffins had to be sweet? Think again. Brimming with the protein power of tuna, these savory muffins contain all of the goodness of the classic sandwich without any of the extra mess. Whipping up a batch at the start of the week is a great way tp stay on top of your lunch time meal options; simply pick one up in the morning and you’re good to go.
Want to get all of your nutrients from the same meal? You need to try olive bread. Packed full of the savory flavors of olives, this bread is as rich in taste as they come and will keep any late afternoon hunger pangs at bay. Loaded with roasted peppers, spinach, olives and parmesan cheese, this meal gives you everything you could possibly want from a lunch, with all of the health benefits of a clean meal.