Eating Light after a Hard Day’s Night

How many times have you woken up on a Monday and said, I need to eat light today. But, that does not mean we should not eat. Which is sometimes what we do because we are under the impression that making healthy, light meals takes time. Well, here is my cheat. A couple of times a week I make this lunch for myself. It takes 5 minutes to prepare. Even though it is a light meal, its fills me up and I feel nourished. And, when I am really crazed and don’t have enough time to prepare dinner, I serve it to my family with brown rice noodles. Trust me, once you try my short cut Pho, you will be hooked.

Healthy Serving for One Person

2 cups low sodium organic chicken broth (I use Trader Joe’s)
3 ounces, chicken breast chopped up into small bite size pieces
1 small garlic clove, grated on a microplane
2 green onions, sliced thinly
2 cups chopped kale, cabbage and/or thinly sliced Brussels sprouts (or Trader Joe’s Cruciferous Salad Mix)
Himalayan sea salt to taste (contains lots of minerals)
Siracha sauce and torn mint leaves

To make, bring chicken broth to a boil. When it is boiling, drop is green onions, chicken and reduce broth to a simmer. Add in garlic and 2 cups veggies. Add salt to taste. The chicken cooks in 2 minutes.

Place in a bowl and add Siracha sauce and torn mint leaves. Lunch is served.

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