Is your lunch rotation getting a bit stale? I’ve got a bunch of my favorite take to work lunch recipes together in a collection for you. These take to work lunch recipes are perfect to prep ahead, transport easily and quick to assemble or reheat when you are ready to eat!
Why is meal prep important?
For me, self-care is important for my overall sense of well-being. Often we think of health as only being our body, but it is so much more than that. Our mental and emotional health also contribute greatly to how we feel each and every day. Taking some time out to prep up meals that you enjoy, find satisfying and make you feel great is key to taking care of yourself and a huge part of intuitive eating.
This collection of lunch recipes has options for hot and cold meals that you can prep up and take on the go with you to work, school or where ever you spend your days. And if you scroll down to the end, I give you five of my favorite sauces you use as mix and match for salads and lunch bowls.
Take to work lunch meals
From one dish meals to recipes that you can eat hot or cold, this list contains a lot of variety for you to spice up your lunches!
Soups are great because you can make a batch ahead of time and freeze it. That way you always have a meal to grab when time is tight and you didn’t get something prepped.
Salads and grain bowls
These salads and grain bowls can be eaten hot or cold and if you want, simply change up the dressing for a little variety
Sometimes a sandwich is all you may want for lunch. It’s a quick and easy option and both of these recipes give you tons of flexibility. Whether you want a traditional sandwich with bread or you prefer to wrap it up, these recipes are great!
Looking for a heartier options for lunch? These recipes are all best served hot and may more filling for you at lunch time than a salad or grain bowl. Perfect to prep ahead on the weekend and portion out so you can just grab and go.
Take to work lunch sauces
These sauces are perfect for any salad, grain bowl or buddha bowl you plan to have for lunch. Prep up two or more on the weekend so you have some variety during the week.
What is your favorite take to work lunch? Please tell me in the comments below! Did you make any of these recipes? If so, please tell me how the meal worked for you and also give the recipes you liked a 5-star rating in the recipe card!!
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