V low point easy lunch ideas

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LetItGoToRuin Fri 01-Mar-19 12:44:01

I have 23 points to use, and I like to keep my points low for breakfast and lunch so I have plenty for the evening.

For breakfast I almost always have fruit and FF natural yoghurt (0 points).

For midweek lunch at work I have got into a bit of a 'rut' at lunchtime, and I almost always have the same homemade lentil soup! It's 1 point (for the veg bouillon) and is really filling because of the lentils.

I've tried making other soups, more veg based, but they're a bit less delicious and a bit less filling!

Sometimes I make a salad with tuna and/or egg, but they're much more of a faff to shop for (leaves don't keep many days etc) and to make every day, and take ages to eat.

Does anyone have any v low point lunch suggestions, ideally soup recipes, but I'm open to other ideas. I eat fish but not meat.

Thanks smile

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tipsytrainee46 Mon 04-Mar-19 11:17:05

I know the whole point of your post was ideal other than soup - but the ww curried butternut squash soup is delicious and 0 points.

could you take eggs to work and do scrambled egg on toast? 3 points for a bit of toast and then scramble the eggs in the mircowave. I do this sometimes and add some tomatos too!

LetItGoToRuin Mon 04-Mar-19 11:55:59

Thanks - I'll have a go at that soup. I'm happy to have more soup suggestions as they're really convenient for work, and often v low points.

I do love eggs but I am already eating a LOT of them on this diet. I tend to have breakfast at 8, a hard-boiled egg with a piece of fruit as a mid-morning snack, lunch at 12, and then at about 3.15pm I often have banana pancake (made with two eggs) which gets me through until dinner time which is normally some time between 7 and 9pm. That's three per day already!

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Chilledout11 Sun 17-Mar-19 18:57:32

You could make chicken skewers (bot of cajun spice) pre soak skewers for 30 mins. Oven bake. You could do enough for two days. Eat with salad

CabbageHippy Thu 21-Mar-19 13:59:15

I'm a lover of a Subway Salad with no dressing - tuna is 5 points if i'm splashing out but if not most of the others are 1 point!

Kelly19587 Tue 03-Sep-19 18:28:55

I usually have chicken and veg for work at lunch .... pre make diced chicken in a maggi bag for flavour usually 3 points and have mixed steam veg ... warm in microwave for five mins and away u go lovely and filling plus only 3 points and I usually have enough to do two lunches so that's only 1.5 points per day ... I know u dont eat meat but maybe use tuna steak /salmon in replacement

Campervan69 Fri 06-Sep-19 23:15:09

I have a homemade soup for lunch as well. It's leek carrot and red lentil. Utterly delicious and filling.


Bluesheep8 Mon 27-Jan-20 06:12:09

cabbagehippy Sorry to derail but I thought tuna was free?

Bluesheep8 Mon 27-Jan-20 08:53:15

I regularly have: a can of butter beans with 0 point lemon dressing and dried parsley mixed together, with a can of tuna mixed with peppers and onion and reduced fat salad cream and a few olives. The beans make it really filling, but if I need more I add a hardboiled egg or two.

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