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Kate Middleton's favourite healthy lunch revealed – it's light, fresh and delicious!

The Duchess of Cambridge favours a mainly vegetarian diet

Sophie Hamilton

The Duchess of Cambridge is known for her healthy lifestyle, which is clear to see in her radiant complexion and slim, toned figure.

The wife of Prince William is said to favour a mainly vegetarian diet consisting of smoothies, raw foods and hearty home-cooked meals.

During Kate and William's royal tour of India, Chef Raghu Deora revealed he served the couple vegetarian food. "I was told that was what they preferred," he explained.

Now most of us are at home again due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we're looking for healthy lunch recipes to shift some of those lockdown pounds – and to keep our energy up for all those brisk walks and work Zoom calls!

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One of Kate's favourite lunch dishes is a fresh, tasty salad. According to a 2014 Daily Mail article, the mother-of-three is partial to watermelon salads, tabbouleh and ceviche.

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A watermelon salad

Watermelon salads commonly consist of chunks of juicy watermelon obviously mixed with cucumber, avocado, onion and feta cheese.

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A typical tabbouleh dish

Tabbouleh is a Mediterranean salad made from soaked bulgar (or cous cous), chopped parsley, tomatoes, mint, onion and seasoned with olive oil, lemon juice and salt and pepper.

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An example of a ceviche meal

Ceviche is a seafood dish originating in Peru and contains raw fish in citrus juices and seasoned with chilli, onions, salt and coriander.

If salads aren't your thing, but you still want to eat healthily, perhaps join Kate in her passion for sushi.

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Kate looking glamorous on a night out

The Duchess has previously visited the restaurant, Japan House London, with her husband Prince William, where the Duke spoke to Japanese chef Akira, William.

"Very impressive," said William, while eating some salmon sashimi. "Thank you very much. My wife and I love sushi. We might have to come down here for lunch when no one else is in."

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