When watching what you are eating, low GI lunches are a good choice and these recipes give you a variety of low GI lunch options.
My kids prefer my home made muesli bars to the shop bought ones, but variety is still important. My son asked me if I could make Apple and Cinnamon Muesli Bars, instead of the usual ones that I make. I came up with this and both the kids loved the result. Though it could also be called a health snack as there isn't much that would offend your diet!
Baby beetroot is baked and mixed with orange, onion and rocket. This is a tasty vegetarian side dish.
A sweet combination of melon, grapefruit, orange, spinach and prosciutto which makes a perfect summer salad.
The recipe is a little different from most burrito recipes, but I've had many, many requests for it. Serve these with sour cream, chopped green onions and salsa. For vegan burritos, omit the cheese and sour cream. You can also mix up the sweet potato with potato or pumpkin. These may be made ahead of time, individually frozen, then heated.
Use a selection of salad greens, if you prefer. You can also easily change the flavour of the herb butter.
A healthy and easy vegetarian salad made from leftovers! Sumac is Mediterranean spice made of dried berries and has a tangy lemon flavour.
Crispy marinated lamb strips marinated then quickly fried and served in lettuce and coriander cups with a yoghurt garlic sauce on top.
Buttery Quinoa with pumpkin seeds.
A delicious, filling vegetarian dish. It's like jacket potatoes but this uses sweet potatoes and beans cooked with tomatoes. Perfect for winter.
Welsh rarebit is found in many forms, this one is grilled until bubbly over sliced red onions. The salad is a good balance to the richness.