The New Muscle Making Paradigm – Lunch

The New Muscle Making Paradigm – Lunch

To keep muscle building going full force even when you are trapped in a cubicle, be sure your brown bag contains plenty of protein. While it is common to put lunch off during a hectic workday, you do so at the risk of your six-pack.

  • Option #1 – Stuff two pita halves with 1 can (6 ounces) pink salmon, ½ cup sauerkraut, ¼ avocado, 2 cups baby spinach and 1 cup shredded carrot.
    • 540 calories
    • 41 grams protein
    • 59 grams carbs
    • 15 grams fat
  • Option #2 – 4 ounces grilled chicken breast, 1 cup cooked quinoa, salad (2 cups baby kale, 1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes, 2 tablespoons chopped nuts).
    • 526 calories
    • 40 grams protein
    • 58 grams carbs
    • 17 grams fat
  • Option #3 – Toss together ½ cup each canned black beans, kidney beans and pinto beans, rinsed and drained; 1/3 cup dried feta cheese; 1 cup chopped red bell pepper, 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes; 1/3 cup chopped parsley; and juice of ½ lemon.
    • 515 calories
    • 31 grams protein
    • 75 grams carbs
    • 11 grams fat

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