I'm always banging on about getting adequate protein in the diet. Here are some lunches you can make that are super easy, tasty and packed with protein. Enjoy! 

Black Kale and Salmon Salad

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Put a chopped onion into a pan with live oil and add a handful of kale. 

Cook on a low heat until the onion starts to go brown. 

Stir in a can of cooked chickpeas. 

Add some gluten free soya sauce and a pinch of salt

Put a fillet of salmon in some foil, drizzle with a little oil an lemon. Bake for 20 minutes and add in to of the kale salad. 

Pan Seared Tuna and Quinoa Salad

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In a fyring pan add a tbsp of coconut oil

Once it's hot add in a filet of tuna steak.

Meanwhile cook a cup of black quinoa and a cup of brown rice in some water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 mins. Drain and stir in some cooked edamame beans, chopped cucumber and a dressing of your choice. 

Once the fish is cooked to your liking add to the quinoa and rice medley. 

Quinoa and Chicken Salad

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Chop 100g of chicken breast into bite sized pieces. Place into a wok and cook. 

Bring to boil a cup of quinoa and simmer for 15 mins. Drain. 

Stir in some peas to the quinoa along with chopped herbs such as sage and thyme. 

Add the chicken. 

Drizzle some olive oil on top. You can add some sunflower seeds on top for a crunch too. 

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