5 assembled lunch ideas

Amélie, our nutritionist in Longueuil, is the expert in assembly lunches. What is that?

Assembly lunches are meals that contain all the elements of a balanced plate, but which do not fall within the definition of a common main plate.

Indeed, we often recognize a main plate as a hot or cold meal that contains vegetables, a source of vegetable or animal protein and sometimes a cereal product (rice, sweet potatoes, quinoa, etc.). On the other hand, here you will have an assembly of lots of different foods that can make up a meal, but which do not necessarily make sense together. You can eat them together, or you can eat them separately, one after the other.

Read further and you will understand!

1)    The mexican inspired

  • Peppers
  • Leftover cooked chichen
  • Cheese
  • Salsa
  • Corn chips

2)    The mezze

  • Olives
  • Bocconcini cheese
  • Hummus
  • Cucumber and baby tomates
  • Whole-wheat pita bread

3)    The student

  • Fiber-rich crackers
  • Slices of ham
  • Baby carrots
  • Coleslaw from the supermarket

4)    The everything lunch

  • Legumes salad from the supermarket
  • Dried fruits and nuts
  • Raw vegetables of your choice
  • Few squares of dark chocolate

5)    Foods from the convenience store

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • Apple
  • Branches of celery and baby carrots
  • Crackers or pretzels
  • Veggiepatie or hummus

We hope that these ideas will simplify your lunchs! Bon appétit!


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