Healthy Recipes #6 – Lunch

Last week we gave you two more simple breakfast recipe ideas Bacon and asparagus frittata as well as Carrot and zucchini muffins and now this weeks focus is on some more lunch ideas.

We at MaxNRG Personal Training aim to provide you with weekly breakfast, lunch, dinner and the occasional dessert recipe idea that will not only revive your taste buds but take you a step closer to reaching a leaner, healthier you!

This weeks two healthy lunch options are:

  • Stuffed jacket potatoes with coleslaw filling

  • Chickpea, fennel and onion salad

Healthy Lunch – Option 1

Stuffed jacket potatoes with coleslaw filling


  • 4 potatoes
  • 1 cup shreddered cabbage
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 spring onion, trimmed and chopped
  • ¼ cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 grated low-fat cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Wrap each potato in foil and bake for an hour
  3. Mix all the ingredients, except the cheese in bowl
  4. Scoop the centre from each potato and chop roughly
  5. Add chopped potato and mix well
  6. Put some cheese into the base of each potato and top with coleslaw

Serves 4

Nutritional Info per serve

Calories –103
Protein – 3.6g
Fat – Total 0.2g
Fat/Saturated – 0g
Carbohydrate – 20g
Sugars – 0.8g
Fibre – 3g

Healthy Lunch – Option 2

Chickpea, fennel and onion salad


  • 1 x 220g chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup chopped parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard


  1. Toss together the chickpeas, fennel, tomatoes and parsley in large mixing bowl
  2. Separately whisk the lemon juice, honey and mustard together
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently and serve

Serves 4

Nutritional Info per serve

Calories –84
Protein – 4g
Fat – Total 1.3g
Fat/Saturated – 0.20g
Carbohydrate – 11g
Sugars – 4g
Fibre – 4g

Our previous healthy lunch recipes:

To view more of our simple and healthy recipe ideas please visit our Nutrition Page

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