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Try the exciting new lunch recipe from Day 6 of our upcoming 7-Day Meal Plan.

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WHFoods 7-Day Meal Plan - Lunch
Enjoy this recipe from Day 6 of our upcoming WHFoods 7-Day Meal Plan. We encourage you to sample the recipes that we have been (and will be) previewing over the next several weeks. They are packed with nutrition from the nutrient-rich foods found in each recipe.

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Hearty lentils combine with fresh herbs and tangy balsamic vinegar in this quick and easy salad. Thursday is the meatless day in the WHFoods 7-Day Meal Plan and lentils are a great source of protein for this meatless dish. It supplies 38% Daily Value (DV) for protein to help support proper body composition and regulation of blood sugar, 84% DV for fiber to help improve cardiovascular function including cholesterol metabolism, 38% DV for folate to help sustain brain and nervous system activity, 89% DV for vitamin C to help protect against excess free radical production, 37% DV for vitamin A to support immune and inflammatory systems, 25% DV for vitamin E to help protect against free radical damage and heart disease, 350% DV for vitamin K to promote healthy blood clotting, and 40% DV for iron!

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup canned lentils, drained
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 1 TBS crumbled feta
  • 1-1/2 TBS Mediterranean Dressing
  • 1-1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1/2 tsp fresh rosemary or oregano, chopped


  1. Combine all ingredients except romaine in a large bowl. Gently toss in lettuce.
  2. This salad can marinate for up to 2 hours before serving or can be eaten right after it's made.

This salad keeps well for a to-go lunch.

Serves 1

Note: save 1/2 cup salad for snack on Day 7

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