Brighton Bites: Quick, healthy, and easy lunch recipes

You must be tired of thinking about what to eat for lunch everyday. Here are some quick, healthy and easy recipes for you to choose

Brighton Bites is our new food series to show students a new way to eat that doesn’t involve calling Papa John’s. We will cover things such as tasty places to eat in Brighton, seasonal treats, and recipes that you can try at home.

Speaking of which, we have compiled some healthy alternatives for lunch should that five-day-old burger you’ve been eyeing up starts to rot.

Avocado Coleslaw Salad


2 cups Cabbage

2 cups Red Cabbage

1 1/2 TbspOnion

2 Cherry Tomato

1/2 Avocado

1 Egg

1 cup Kale

2 Tbsp Mayonnaise

1 1/2 TspWine Vinegar

1 Tsp Brown Sugar

1/2 Tsp Salt

1/2 Tsp Black Pepper



  1. Whisk together Mayonnaise, Wine Vinegar, and Brown Sugar until well blended.
  2. Stir in Cabbage, Red Cabbage, and Onion until all is coated.
  3. Chill the Cole Slaw for a while and boil the Egg in boiling water for 3 minutes.
  4. Peel the Egg, cut it in half and put some Salt and Black Pepper on top of the Egg.
  5. Serve the Cole Slaw, half boiled Egg with some Kale.




Creamy Salmon Pasta Shells


150 grams Pasta Shells

120 grams Salmon

1 cup Asparagus

120 grams Creamy Sauce

15 grams Butter

1 Tsp Garlic (minced)

1 Tsp Dried Parsley

10 grams Parmesan Cheese

1/2 Tsp Salt

1/2 Tsp Black Pepper



  1. Cook Pasta Shells according to packaged directions.
  2. Melt Butter in a pan, add Garlic.
  3. Add Asparagus and cook for 3 minutes over medium heat .
  4. Add Salmon and cook for a minute.
  5.  Add Creamy Sauce and cook for an additional minute, stirring constantly.
  6. Add prepared Pasta Shells into the pan and stir it until it mixes well with the sauce.
  7. Add Dried Parsley and Parmesan Cheese.
  8. Add desired Salt and Pepper. Continue stirring until Cheese has melted. Serve immediately.




Pork Lettuce Wrap


150 grams Pork

Half Lettuce

60 grams Corn (Canned)

1/2 cup Chopped Mushroom

1/4 cup Garlic (minced)

1/2 cup Choped Spring Onion

1 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

1/2 Tsp Salt

1/2 Tsp Pepper

1/2 Tsp White Sugar



  1. Heat Oil in a pan over medium high heat. Add Garlic and wait a minute before adding Pork in the pan.
  2. Season the Pork with Salt, Pepper, Soy Sauce and a little bit White Sugar.
  3. Cook for about 10 minutes and add Mushroom.
  4. Cook for another 5 minutes and add chopped spring onion and canned corn.
  5. Stir  everything together for 5 minutes and serve it with Lettuce Wrap.