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10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

These delicious lunch recipes will make you the envy of your co-workers...and save you money!

By Alex Mlynek

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Baby Bok Choy and Noodles

This flavourful dish tastes just as good hot or cold, so it makes a fantastic choice for a packed lunch.

Get the recipe here: Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Baby Bok Choy and Noodles

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Classic Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese isn't just for kids and we've got four versions for you to try out, including a healthy option with kale.

Get the recipe here: Classic Mac and Cheese

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Salad in a Jar

How’s this for a deliciously fresh idea: a layered jar salad. It's an easy meal to eat on the go for those days with too many meetings. 

Get the recipe here: Salad in a jar

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

Pulled pork sandwiches

This tasty sandwich is easy to make and will keep you satisfied till dinner.

Get the recipe here: Pulled pork sandwiches

 

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipesPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Mushroom Quesadilla

Melty cheese and perfectly sauteed mushrooms squished between a soft flour tortilla? Pop these into a microwave and savour last night's dinner all over again.

Get the recipe here: Mushroom Quesadilla 

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

Kale, Carrot and Feta Super Toss

Super-charge your day with an energy boost from this healthy and filling toss.

Get the recipe here: Kale, Carrot and Feta Super Toss

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipesPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Make-Ahead Lentil Chili

A hot lunch will keep you warm and toasty on a cold day. Enjoy some tasty chili (it's healthy too!) 

Get the recipe here: Make-Ahead Lentil Chili

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

Tuna Melt Calzones

These tuna melt calzones use ready-made pizza dough, canned tuna, cheese and baby spinach to create a hearty meal. You can also eat them with one hand and type with the other in case you need to work through lunch. 

Get the recipe here: Tuna Melt Calzones

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Vietnamese Roast Chicken & Salad Rolls

They're delicious and healthy too. You can pack your rolls with leftover odds and ends from last night's dinner.

Get the recipe here: Vietnamese Roast Chicken & Salad Rolls

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

Roasted-Garlic Rosé Sauce

With the help of a few simple ingredients you likely have on hand, prepare rich and creamy restaurant-style rosé sauce. The best thing about this dish? Pasta tastes great warm or cold, so whether or not your office has a microwave, you'll enjoy these creamy morsels.

Get the recipe here: Roasted-Garlic Rosé Sauce

10 take-your-lunch-to-work recipes

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