If you know you’re going to busy on a particular day at work, why not prepare one of these delicious lunches in advance and take it in with you in a container to keep on track with your PCOS diet.
Chicken Mandarin Noodle Salad – Toss spinach leaves with cucumbers, chickpeas, zucchini, radishes, olives, chow mein noodles, mandarin oranges and onions. Add diced leftover grilled chicken and toss with your favourite low-fat bottled salad dressing.
Almond-Grape Tuna Salad – Toss water-packed tuna, romaine lettuce, sliced, seedless red grapes, slivered almonds and pine nuts with light salad dressing.
Smoked Turkey Avocado Roll – Layer smoked turkey, low-fat Swiss cheese, avocado, sprouts and diced tomatoes in a whole-wheat wrap.
Cranberry Spinach Salad – Toss spinach, chopped almonds and dried cranberries in a bowl with low-fat balsamic vinaigrette. Enjoy as is or stuff into a wheat pita that’s spread with some soft goat cheese.
Red Bean-Feta and Pepper Salad – Mix together drained kidney beans, chopped pepper, chopped cabbage, green onion and crumbled feta cheese, and dress with 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Toss well and serve with a high-fibre roll.