Use summer vegetables and super nutritious whole grains to prepare these appetising summer lunch dishes. 

#1 Millet Salad: Cook any grain of your choice such as couscous or quinoa. Throw in some chopped fresh veggies like onions, tomatoes, peppers and cucumber.

Boiled vegetables such as beans or peas combine well too. Dress with a tangy lemon vinaigrette and season with fresh herbs such as coriander or parsley.

High in Fibre, vitamins, minerals

#2 Egg Rice: Boil some brown rice and cool, or use leftover rice. Toss in chopped spring onion, blanched broccoli and green beans, corn kernels, and fresh mushrooms.

Make a dressing of soy sauce, green chilli sauce and a dash of ketchup and vinegar and add to meal as desired.  Make an omelette separately, chop and add before serving.

High in Protein and fibre

#3 Brinjal boats: Pick the long variety of the eggplant, scoop out flesh from the centre and set aside. Chop up vegetables of your choice such as onion, tomatoes, peppers and zucchini and mix this with chosen herbs and spices along with the eggplant flesh.

Stuff the mixture into the boats and top with grated mozzarella and parmesan. Grill on medium for about 10-15 minutes, checking at regular intervals.

High in Flavanoids, vitamins and minerals

#4 Air fried kebabs with green mango salsa: Scoop out the flesh from a fresh green mango. Process it into pulp in the food processor and season mildly with salt, pepper, a clove of garlic and pinch of sugar.

Air fry kebabs of your choice and eat them with the salsa.

High in Vitamin C

#5 Multigrain Pancakes with Mint Coconut chutney: Coarsely grind broken millets, oats and green lentils in a food processor. Soak for 6-8 hours and grind into a batter. Leave overnight to ferment.

Make chutney by grinding together fresh mint leaves, coconut flesh, milk and seasonings to taste. Make pancakes from the millet batter and enjoy with chutney.

High in Fibre, B vitamins, Medium chain fatty acids

#6 Tangy Tacos : Make a mixture of fresh coleslaw, fiery salsa, diced vegetables, grilled chicken and pineapple. Use this to stuff multigrain or whole-wheat taco shells.

High in Protein, fibre and vitamins