This is my haul from the Saturday St Albert Farmers Market. That market is so amazing! I am here visiting my daughter and family and even though this city is not where I would choose to live (grew up here) it has a lot of great things about it.
I lived in St Albert when I moved to Nanaimo and I love the city. Edmonton is pretty much attached to St Albert now but St Albert is a beautiful city now and has one of the most incredible Farmers Markets.
Today's post is about
How To Pack a Healthy Lunch to Work
I worked in offices for over 16 years and so had lots of practice. In the video below I give you a lot of great ideas.
Get a pen and paper and take notes – I do talk fast but you can stop video and write the ideas down at any time.
I hear this so often from women – I am busy, my work is busy, I have no time to make healthy food to bring to work, I don't even have much time to eat at work. But that is just as excuse and there are things you can do.
REMEMBER – this is very important! You cannot keep making excuses and putting your health last! Come on!
Especially is you are not feeling well. What is it going to take?
I also have a great recipe for you under the video – if you eat eggs you will LOVE this one. Eggs on sauteed greens with a healthy gluten and dairy free hollandaise sauce! One of my favourite things to eat on the weekend.
How To Pack a Healthy Lunch
Eggs on Greens with Hollandaise Sauce
Eggs on Greens with Hollandaise Sauce
- 1 C Raw cashews soaked for 2 hours then rinsed and drained
- 1/2 – 3/4 C Water
- 2 Tbsp chopped yellow bell pepper
- 1 Tbsp Hemp seeds
- 1/4 clove Garlic
- 1 tsp Turmeric
- 1 Tbsp Lemon juice
- 2 1/2 Tbsp Nutritional yeast
- 1 tsp Salt
In a blender (high speed blender works best) add the water, cashews and lemon juice. Blend for a bit then add the other ingredients and blend until creamy. Taste and adjust to taste.
- Kale, Swiss Chard, Collards, spinach, mustard greens – etc or a mixture (any amount you wish)
- Shredded or chopped cabbage
- Chopped tomatoes (optional)
Add oil to a frying pan. Heat. Saute the garlic and onions (adding a bit of water is good too). Add the greens (and tomatoes if using), about 2 Tbsp water and a squeeze of lemon or 1 cap of apple cider vinegar.
Cover and saute until greens have softened.
Add some salt and pepper or a bit of Tamri (Braggs soy or Coconut aminos – about 2 tsp)
Place greens on plate
Cook your egg(s) the way you like them – poach or over easy
When egg(s) is done, put it on top of greens and then cover with hollandaise sauce
So how do you eat during the day?
Maybe you don't even eat!
Does it seem like way too much work to bring a healthy lunch? Do you continually tell yourself you do not have time?
Are you feeling too tired?
How are you feeling?
In my workshops I continually see women who are frustrated, tired, feeling “blah”, gaining weight and experience symptoms that drag them down.
Fatigue (even exhaustion), digestive problems, headaches, weight gain, aches and pains, memory problems, hard time handling stress, mood swings, food sensitivities, hard time sleeping…..etc.
Can you relate?
Are you someone who says “I really want to feel better, I don't think I can take this any longer!”
You may be afraid to try something new because what you have tried in the past hasn't worked.
But don't quit! Don't stop trying things until you find what works for you.
What is your other option? Feeling worse – that is it.
Time to make a change, time to take charge, time to learn what to do, time to do it!
But doing it alone – just doesn't work.
My 30 day Program (Eat, Drink & Be Healthy: A Total Wellness Refresh for Women) is getting started and it is NOT TOO LATE for you to join us.
You CAN feel so much better. You CAN get back your energy. You CAN stop the weight gain. You CAN get rid of many symptoms.
You WILL learn a TON of tips and easy things to do to eat healthy as well as delicious, simple and easy recipes that you WILL LOVE.
Health, Happiness, Passion & Purpose!
With Love, Diana