Lunch Recipes

Healthy Lunch Ideas & Recipes

Lunch Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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Ginger Turkey Wraps

1 Tbsp coconut oil 1 pound ground turkey 1 cup shitake mushrooms 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 8 ounce can water chestnuts drained and chopped 3 garlic cloves minced 2 Tbsp ginger minced 1/3 cup coconut aminos 1 Tbsp sesame oil 1 Tbsp rice vinegar ¼ cup sliced green onions 1 head romaine lettuce Heat…

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Cobb Salad with Wilted Collard Greens

4 hard boiled eggs 4 slices cooked turkey bacon 1 bunch of collard greens de-stemmed and chopped ½ cup chopped celery 1/8 cup olive oil ¼ tsp sea salt ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup red onions 2 garlic cloves minced ½ tsp black pepper De-stem collard greens. Place chopped collard greens in a…

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Chicken Drumsticks

6 chicken legs 2 Tbsp grapeseed oil 1 tsp paprika ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper Combine grapeseed oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper.  Massage blend into chicken legs until coated. Place legs on baking sheet. Bake for 30-40 minutes.

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Beet Green Soup

2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 small fennel bulb- dice white parts 1 yellow onion diced 2 garlic cloves minced Stems from one bunch of beets chopped 5 cups vegetable or chicken broth Salt and pepper to taste Heat soup pot to medium/high heat. Add coconut oil.  Add fennel, onion, and garlic.  Cook for 2-3 minutes.…

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Turkey Burgers

1 pound ground turkey 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper ½ tsp ground coriander 2 green chopped onions 2 tbsp coconut oil Add the spices and onions to the turkey. Form into patties. Over medium heat melt coconut oil and place turkey burgers in skillet. Cook for…

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Super Greens Soup

2 Tbsp coconut oil 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp water 2 large onions diced 1/4 tsp salt 1 large bunch kale or green chard 12 ounces spinach or baby cooking greens 4 cups vegetable broth Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) 1 Tbsp lemon juice   Remove stems from kale/chard. Coarsely chop the greens.  Carmelize the…

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Wilted Arugula

Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves minced 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp coconut oil salt and pepper 8 ounce arugala Directions: In large skillet on medium heat melt 2 tbsp of butter or coconut oil.  Add minced garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add arugala and stir constantly cooking for 2 minutes.  Add vinegar and cook…

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Chicken & Dandelion Greens

Ingredients: 1 pound chicken breast 4 Tbsp coconut oil 8 ounces dandelion greens 4 anchoy filets (optional) 1 clove garlic minced Directions: In a skillet over medium heat melt 2 tbsp coconut oil.  Place chicken in skillet and cook until brown on both sides 5-8 minutes each side.  Remove from skillet. In same skillet, add…

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Kale & Egg Salad

Ingredients: 1 bunch of kale with stems removed and leaves chopped and wilted 2 Tbsp butter or coconut oil ½ tsp ground cumin 3 wild caught anchovy fillets (optional) 1 garlic clove minced 4 tbsp lemon juice 1/3 cup organic virgin olive oil Salt and pepper 4 medium boiled eggs peeled Directions: In a heated…

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Warm Curry Kale & Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 1 ¼ pounds bonelss chicken thighs 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 medium shallot ½ tsp ground cumin 1 Tbsp curry powder 1 cup chicken broth 1 bunch kale, stems removed and chopped 1 lime Directions: In a skillet, heat 2 tbsp coconut oil under medium heat.  Season chicken with salt and pepper and place…

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Watercress Salad

Ingredients: 2-3 large hardboiled egg 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp Dijon mustard ¼ tsp pepper 1/8 tsp coriander 2 tsp olive oil ½ tsp salt pinch of smoked paprika 1 bunch of watercress Directions: Mix lemon juice, mustard, pepper, coriander, olive oil, salt, and paprika for dressing.  Boil water to steam watercress.  Place watercress…

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Chicken Sausage & Sauerkraut

Ingredients: 1 package mild Italian chicken sausage Directions: Cook according to package guidelines.  Serve with a side of sauerkraut.