Say goodbye to those workday blues where you are clueless as to what you should bring to work for lunch. At times we get so involved in work that thinking about preparing a meal the night before seems like an impossible task and all we want is someone to do a favor for us. We have collected some great recipes for you to try that are not only easy to make but also healthy and fulfilling. Here are some easy and simple recipes that are easy to make in less than a half hour.
1. Healthy Salad
This salad contains 6 ingredients:
- Sweet corn
- Cherry tomatoes
- Spring onions
All you have to do is combine these ingredients with a seasoning of your choice and you’re good to go. You can also add chicken or customize the salad according to your liking.
2. Eggs and Avocado Sandwich
This is a quick and easy recipe that can be cooked in under 5 minutes; you don’t have to worry about your eggs being fresh as you can prepare this simple recipe right before leaving for work.
What you will need:
- Some spinach leaves
- Toasted bread
Boil the eggs and put them aside. Prepare the bread and place the rest of the ingredients either on top of it or make a sandwich. You will feel full with only one serving of this yummy sandwich.
3. Kimchi Fried Rice
This is an easy and simple dish to make. You can make kimchi rice with either spinach, roasted gram, sesame seeds or any other item of your choice.
You will need:
- Kimchi juice
- Vegetable oil
Heat up a pan and add vegetable oil. Add the kimchi and stir fry for about 1 minute. Next, add rice, kimchi juice and the rest of the ingredients and stir them together for about 7 minutes. Add sesame oil and set aside from heat. Sprinkle with spring onions or any other garnish of your choice. This is a great and unique recipe for work and also healthy.
4. Vegetable and Ham Sandwich
This is a typical recipe used by everyone and it's super easy too! All you need is:
- Fresh bagel
- Vegetables of your choice
3 ingredients and Voila! You are good to go. This meal will make you feel full and can be assembled in just a few minutes! You can also add other ingredients like cooked or shredded chicken, a sauce of your choice and so on depending on the time you have for preparation.
5. Pasta Salad
This meal is very appetizing and delicious. Who doesn’t love pasta? We have created this recipe for you to enjoy at work rather than eating those frozen chicken nuggets and other tasteless food items.
You will need:
- Cooked pasta
- Parmesan cheese
- Mayonnaise or any other sauce of your choice
The only work here is to boil the pasta and then you will be good to go. Add the ingredients in a bowl in equal proportions including cooked and canned tuna which can easily be found in any grocery store. The ingredients combined will serve your taste buds right and make you want to eat more!
6. Fried Chicken and Fries
We have a recipe for all the fat lovers out there too! And, it is effortless. All you have to do is coat boneless chicken pieces with bread crumbs and eggs and place them in the freezer. You can add the chicken fillet and fries in the frying pan and let them fry for about 6-10 minutes. You can also grill the chicken with various other ingredients like vegetables and ranch sauce. This meal will be prepared in just under 10 minutes so it will be great to prepare for work!
7. Grilled Cheese Sandwich
This is an effortless meal that can be prepared in just under 5 minutes! We all love a grilled cheese sandwich every now and then so preparing one for work can be really exciting. For preparing a grilled cheese sandwich you need:
- White bread
- Cheese slice
These are all the ingredients you need to prepare a grilled cheese sandwich. Heat the pan, coat the bread with butter on both sides and place the cheese slice between the bread slices. You can also change the filling by mixing shredded chicken with mayonnaise, spices and cheese. Prepare in the same way and you will have a great yummy sandwich at work to eat!
8. Half Tuna Half Egg Sandwich
There are many options to look at when you are planning for your lunch. Here is one to excite your taste buds and make you feel full.
What you will need:
- Cooked tuna
- Scrambled eggs
- Two slices of bread
Place tuna on one side and scrambled eggs on another. You are ready to go! Enjoy this meal with a juice on the side in your lunch break.
9. Pasta with White Sauce
This recipe is one of the easiest to make and is also delicious. All you need to do is:
- Boil pasta
- Prepare the white sauce
- Add cheese (optional)
- Ready to go!
This recipe can be prepared in under 30 minutes.
10. Shredded Chicken With Broccoli On the Side
A delicious meal for you to prepare for those Monday blues! All you need to do is:
- Boil chicken
- Shred it and add seasoning of your choice
- Boil broccoli or any other vegetable you like
- Place both ingredients in your lunch box and munch away!
It is a delicious recipe to try and fight hunger at work.
What do you take to work usually?