Keep Your 2017 Health Resolutions with these Warrior 20 Lunch Recipes

The results are in when it comes to Americans and their New Year’s resolutions for 2017. The top 10 range from the predictable “quit smoking” and “get a new job” to “learning something new” and “finding the love of my life”.

No doubt you can guess what occupies the top of the list – “lose weight/healthier eating”. If you made such lofty goals you are not alone. Nearly half (41%) of us make New Year’s resolutions. The problem is that only 8% of us end up keeping them!

However, with just a bit of help, you can keep your New Year’s health resolutions. Throughout the year we’ll offer tons of tips and resources that will make your path to a healthier lifestyle easier and more fun!

To start the year off right, we’ve found a batch of delicious Warrior 20 lunch recipes that will fit into your busy schedule and offer a tasty mid-day meal. The Warrior 20 list is a compilation of the foods that are most important as foundations to a healthy diet.  Real food, lots of color, and packed with disease-fighting nutrients and micronutrients.

Check out these easy recipes to make lunch time more delicious:

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1.  Cajun Garlic Shrimp Noodle Bowl – This one is perfect for those cold January days when you’re dreaming of warmer climates. You can’t go wrong with a dish that takes a total of 20 minutes to prepare and can be enjoyed hot or room temperature.

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2.  Mason Jar Carrot Noodle Salad with Sweet Chili Dressing – It’s almost too good looking to eat. And to be honest, as tasty as it is, it’s just one out a bunch of great Mason jar salads via noshandnourish.com. We decided to let you choose for yourself. Check out this blog post that gives you a fabulous option for every day of the week!

3.  Tuna Avocado Salad – Credit cookeatpaleo.com for providing a perennial lunch favorite packaged to travel. Not only does the avocado make a perfect bowl for the tuna, it also delivers around 20 beneficial vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients

4.  Lettuce Wrap Combos – There are so many ways to make a great tasting sandwich or wrap without using bread slices the size of small encyclopedias. Here are some variations on lettuce wrap sandwiches that are sure to become some of your favorite lunches:

 Lettuce Tacos with Chipotle Chicken

California Turkey and Bacon Lettuce Wraps with Basil Mayo

Veggie Lettuce Wraps

Try using Bibb Lettuce, Collard Greens, or even Red Cabbage for your favorite wraps. It will offer a fresh crunch and hold multiple ingredients without falling apart.

Try one or two of these recipes each week to get a Warrior 20 boost to your January. Then, focus on adding in some more movement and exercise to build your strength, feel healthier and lose fat/increase muscle.

 

Are you ready to kickstart your exercise and eating habits today? Check out our upcoming 8 Week Transformation Challenge which kicks off on January 30th and see if you're ready to Bring Out The Warrior Within!

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