#LunchBoxInspo: Protein Fuelled Box

£1.03     25 minutes (plus overnight in the fridge)     Serves 2

Need a hit of protein to help you get through your day? This box is ideal, can be made in advance and stored away and enjoyed for a few days during the week. My box is from Find Me A Gift.

All you need is

  • 1/2 tin chickpeas
  • 1 small onion
  • Handful of kale
  • 1/4 red pepper
  • 1 large mushroom
  • Handful of salad leaves
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil/paprika/garlic powder

For the peanut butter balls

  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. Peanut Butter Me Up granola from Breakfast by Bella
  • 1 tsp/2 squares of dark chocolate (optional)

To make it just

  1. Cover a large baking tray with foil and place the chickpeas and vegetables on it. Cover with the oil and seasoning and place in the oven for 200°C/180°C Fan/Gas Mark 6 for 20 minutes.
  2. Place the peanut butter in a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds to soften.
  3. Add the granola and chocolate bits to the peanut butter and mix thoroughly before moulding into balls then place in the fridge overnight to set.
  4. When your ready to go to work, pop 2 balls in your lunchbox with a handful of leaves and the cooked salad ingredients before tucking in.

Nutritional values

Where to buy

ASDA Tesco Sainsbury’s
Chickpeas £0.35 £0.35 £0.40
Onion £0.22 £0.16 £0.75
Kale £1.00 £1.00 £1.00
Red pepper £0.60 £0.50 £0.40
Mushrooms £1.00 £0.90 £0.80
Salad leaves £0.75 £0.79 £1.00
Olive oil £3.50 £3.50 £3.45
Paprika £0.80 £0.85 £1.35
Garlic powder £0.70 £0.70 £1.00
Peanut butter £0.62 £0.65 £1.30
Peanut Butter Me Up Available online for £3.95 for 250g
Dark chocolate £0.30 £0.30 £0.35

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