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10 Easy (And Healthy) Pack Lunch Ideas

Prevention Logo By Krissy Brady of Prevention | Slide 1 of 10: Eating leafy greens is a great way to increase the volume of your meals without increasing the calories, says New York–based registered dietitian Brooke Alpert. Meanwhile, avocado is also packed with protein, which boosts fullness, and contains a compound called oleic acid, which can reduce your appetite and melt away belly fat, says Alpert.To prepare: Mix a handful of chopped kale with half an avocado, pitted and sliced. Add halved grape tomatoes, cubed roasted sweet potato, and pumpkin seeds (try Terrasoul Superfoods Organic Pumpkin Seeds, $15, amazon.com) to taste. Drizzle with lemon dressing (to make, mix three parts extra virgin olive oil, one part fresh lemon juice).

Kale Salad with Avocado

Eating leafy greens is a great way to increase the volume of your meals without increasing the calories, says New York–based registered dietitian Brooke Alpert. Meanwhile, avocado is also packed with protein, which boosts fullness, and contains a compound called oleic acid, which can reduce your appetite and melt away belly fat, says Alpert.

To prepare: Mix a handful of chopped kale with half an avocado, pitted and sliced. Add halved grape tomatoes, cubed roasted sweet potato, and pumpkin seeds (try Terrasoul Superfoods Organic Pumpkin Seeds, $15, amazon.com) to taste. Drizzle with lemon dressing (to make, mix three parts extra virgin olive oil, one part fresh lemon juice).

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