Eating lunch at your desk shouldn’t mean unhealthy choices and outside food nor should it imply settling for less flavour. Remember the brown parcel mother used to pack for school?
Yes. Brown-bagging isn’t just for kids. It hasn’t have to be always boring. And lunch doesn’t always mean just ‘lunch’.
By taking out just a little time for yourself you can cook delicious lunch parcels for yourself, every single day of the week. Pick something from an array of easy and healthy breakfast recipes, brunch dishes or something you would ideally love as a side-dish, and you would find yourself actually looking forward to the clock to chime one.
Just incorporate these pointers with a sprinkle of your own imagination to liven-up your midday meal!
If you are in love with eggs then use this superfood for good. Centre your lunch on it and you will be surprised what this multi-purpose ingredient can be turned into. Cook yourself a French toast or stuff some leftover scrambles in your sandwich, put some tuna salad into the yolk cavity of your hard boils, or indulge in the classic whipped cheese omelette. When lost for ideas, google out a few recipes and give yourself a perpetual start all over again. After all what’s better than a protein packed low cost lunch that’s equally delicious.
Turn vegan once a week
Leave out the meat and poultry once or twice a week for a happy stomach. Swipe your mayo for hummus and bacon for soy patty. Stock up your sandwich on veggies and herbs for a refreshing and light meal.
Skip the bread
The culprit behind monotonicity of your lunch parcel are sandwiches, or rather the bread. No matter how much you fiddle around with the insides, the crust is immune to change. So why not skip it all together? Redefine your sandwich by leaving behind the bread and save yourself some carbs. Use a lettuce leaf, or a slice of turkey.