Nutritionist reveals what the PERFECT lunchbox looks like

Nutritionist reveals what the PERFECT lunchbox looks like

08/29/2022

Nutritionist reveals what the PERFECT work lunchbox looks like – and what you should add to your weekly grocery shop

  • Sydney nutritionist Susie Burrell has shared the perfect work lunch inspiration 
  • Her lunchbox was filled with fresh vegetables, dry fruit and a wrap for lunch 
  • The easy lunchbox is ideal for those who are time poor as no cooking is needed 

Nutritionist Susie Burrell (pictured)

Nutritionist and mum Susie Burrell has shared what she packs in her lunchbox for the week.

Posting a snap on Instagram, the Aussie foodie showed a lunchbox filled with baby cucumber, sliced carrot, cherry tomatoes, blueberries in yoghurt, almonds, dry apricot, cheese, crackers, and a wrap.

‘Lunchbox game strong for a Monday – planning is the key to dietary success,’ she said and shared a phot on Instagram. 

The wrap appears to be made with capsicum, avocado, lettuce and ham.

The lunchbox was filled with baby cucumber, sliced carrot, cherry tomatoes, blueberries in yoghurt, almonds, dry apricot, cheese, crackers, and a wrap for lunch

What does the ideal school lunch sandwich contain?

 * WHOLEGRAIN OR SOURDOUGH BREAD: Slow release carbohydrates help to stabilise blood sugar levels.

* PROTEIN: Lean meat, salmon, tuna, egg or tofu will help with alertness and endurance.

* HEALTHY FATS: Things like sunflower seeds, avocado and pumpkin seeds increase satiety, help to stabilise kids’ moods and boost their concentration.

* VEGETABLES X 2-3: Foods such as capsicum, carrot, mashed potato and cucumber contain fibre, vitamins and minerals kids need to keep their immune systems healthy.

Source: Lee Holmes

The lunch inspiration would be quick and easy to prepare for those who are time poor as no cooking is involved.

The recommended daily calorie intake for men is 2,500 per day and 2,000 for women, according to NHS.

In the comments other social media users praised the suggestion and called it ‘the best’ lunchbox idea. 

‘Love this builder! Planning is key,’ one person wrote, another added: ‘Yummo’.

Previously Susie has also revealed the exact shopping list she recommends to clients who want to lose weight.

Online she said you don’t have to starve yourself in order to lose weight, and you can still enjoy your favourite foods like bread, cheese and the odd sweet treat while getting lean.

Food including low-carb bread, crackers, cheese, fish, lean meats and yoghurt is highly recommended.

What is Susie’s four-step formula? 

1. Sandwich, wrap or salad with some form of protein.

2. Fruit and cut-up vegetables.

3. Protein-rich snack such as yoghurt or cheese.

4. Something fun or ‘yummy’ like homemade protein balls, healthy chips or biscuits.

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