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This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.
If you want to save money and calories every week, brown-bagging it is the way to go. But are your lunches from home as healthy as they can be? Find out which food swaps you should be making that offer more protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you feeling fuller longer.
What to brown bag: low-cal chicken salad made with Greek yogurt instead of regular chicken salad
Why this swap works: Using Greek yogurt instead of mayo in this lightened-up recipe cuts the fat and calories of the traditional salad in half.
What to brown bag: sliced tofu, roasted meat, or grilled chicken instead of deli meat
Why this swap works: They’ll offer protein without added sodium and fat.
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What to brown bag: two slices of whole-wheat bread instead of a whole-wheat wrap
Why this swap works: A wrap might offer fewer calories, but the whole-wheat bread is a great source of protein and fiber to keep you full.
What to brown bag: quinoa instead of brown rice
Why this swap works: Although brown rice is an excellent source of fiber and protein, quinoa offers more of both—and for fewer calories, too.
What to brown bag: apple slices instead of applesauce
Why this swap works: The apple peel offers extra fiber and nutrients, plus chewing food always makes you feel more full than slurping it.
What to brown bag: dark chocolate instead of cookies
Why this swap works: Go for the antioxidant-rich dark chocolate rather than a cookie bursting with white flour and butter.
Click here for 11 more ridiculously simple lunch swaps from POPSUGAR FITNESS.
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