Easy Avocado Chickpea Salad & Meal Prep Magic for Fabulous Over-40s!

healthy eating meal prep Mar 02, 2024

Hey ladies, let's talk about leveling up your health game, especially if you're in the fabulous over-40 club. We all know the struggle of wanting to shed a few pounds and tone up, right? Well, guess what? Meal prepping is our secret weapon in this journey, making healthy eating a total breeze.

So, picture this: you're craving something tasty, satisfying, and good for you. That's where my Easy Avocado Chickpea Salad swoops in to save the day. It's like a flavor explosion in your mouth and a big hug for your body. Trust me, it's the perfect ally for your weight loss and toning goals.

Now, let's dish on why meal prepping is the real MVP:

  1. Efficiency in Weight Loss: As we gracefully age, managing our weight becomes a real health priority. With meal prepping, you've got your meals sorted, portion-controlled, and ready to roll, making it easier to stick to your calorie goals.

  2. Optimal Nutrient Intake: Our bodies need extra TLC as we get older. By planning your meals ahead, you ensure you're getting all the good stuff – proteins, healthy fats, and vitamins – all crucial for looking and feeling our best.

  3. Time-Saving: Who's got time for elaborate cooking every day? Not me! Meal prepping lets you front-load the work, so you can kick back during the week. And with this salad being a no-cook wonder, it's a total time-saver.

  4. Customizable for Your Needs: We're all unique, right down to our dietary quirks. Meal prepping lets you tailor your meals to fit your specific needs, ensuring you're nourishing your body just right.

  5. Stress Reduction: Let's face it, the journey to our best selves can be a bit stressful. But with a meal plan in place, you can bid adieu to decision fatigue and hello to zen eating vibes.

Now, let's get down to the nitty-gritty – the recipe:

Easy Avocado Chickpea Salad


  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 ripe avocado, mashed
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Optional: canned tuna in water, drained
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:Mash avocado with lemon juice in a bowl.

  1. Add chickpeas, tomatoes, and tuna if using.
  2. Toss in cilantro and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix it all up and voila!

Pro tip: Prep your chickpeas, tomatoes, and cilantro ahead of time. Add avocado and lemon juice when you're ready to dig in. It'll keep in the fridge for a couple of days, so you're set for hassle-free lunches.

So, let's embrace the power of meal prep, fuel our bodies right, and crush those wellness goals. Whip up this Easy Avocado Chickpea Salad, savor every bite, and let's cheers to becoming our most vibrant selves! 🥑✨


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