Super-Simple Chickpea Tacos!
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Lunch breaks are often overlooked or are just flat out neglected. But lunchtime doesn't have to mean boring sandwiches, unhealthy takeout, or mystery leftovers from last week's dinners.

In fact, your lunchtime is meant to be one of the biggest, healthiest meals of the day. Your midday meal is meant to be enough to refuel you from the morning and keep you fueled for the afternoon ahead. And if you eat the right combo, you'll feel energized and full, rather than sluggish and tired.

If you're running errands, chasing kids, or focusing on a detailed project, lunchtime is easily the most important part of your day. So why not make it one of the healthiest and most enjoyable?

This quick lunch comes together in no time and you can keep the ingredients on hand to make fresh, even in the busiest and most cramped offices. Avocado is full of healthy fats to keep your brain working steady and your belly full. The chickpeas offer a blend of protein and carbs to keep you energized. And your tomatoes are packed with nutrients and antioxidants to round out this healthy meal. If you're vegan, substitute some cashew cream for the protein-packed Greek yogurt.

With fresh ingredients and tons of nutrients you're sure to not only look forward to lunch, but you just might fall in love with it!

Deliciously Simple Lunchtime Tacos

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 2 sprouted corn tortillas
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • 1-2 Tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • sprinkle of sea salt

Directions

Warm tortillas on the stove, or set out at room temperature before eating (if no stove is available). In a bowl, combine chickpeas with chili powder.

Fill tortillas with chickpeas, tomatoes, and avocado. Sprinkle with sea salt and top with Greek yogurt.

Enjoy!

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Jessi Andricks is an emerging leader in the field of healthy, holistic living. Through her training in Health Coaching, Yoga, Pilates and mind-body fitness, she's able to blend together the best of all worlds to create innovative online detox programs, such as her Lighter in 10 Days Cleanse. Jessi fuses together yoga, detox basics, and coaching practices to release deeply rooted fears and beliefs so clients can live the happy, healthy lives they deserve. Get in touch with Jessi at The House of Healthy, like on Facebook, or follow on Twitter. Look for her upcoming book, Detox 101, coming out in early 2015. You can also find more about Pilates at the Pilates Empowerment Summit, October 17th-19th.

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