*Food* 22 Healthy Lunch Ideas

From Cooking Light

How to Build a Better Lunchbox

Our Best Healthy Lunch Ideas

Ah…the ubiquitous lunchbox. Whether you’re packing your own or one for every kid in the house, there are real challenges when thinking about your mid-day meal. We know you want healthy options that keep you full enough to stay away from the vending machine come mid-afternoon. There’s also a real need for make-ahead recipes…why would those pre-packaged lunch packs and frozen meals be so popular if ease of prep wasn’t the primary goal (since nutrition and flavor certainly aren’t their claims to fame). And most importantly: How can you keep your lunch tasting good day after day? After all, if it doesn’t taste good, vending machines, drive-throughs, and lunch table swaps are inescapable. Enter our lunchbox makeover. Look out for “Nutrition” “Prep,” and “Smart Packing” tips throughout the slideshow, offering our secrets to building a better lunchbox meal.

I pasted the first few recipes and photos, but you’ll have to visit the site to get all of the ideas and to get the recipes

 

Mr. Stripey Tomato, Arugula, and Pancetta Sandwiches

Mr. Stripey Tomato, Arugula, and Pancetta Sandwiches

Spelt Salad with White Beans and Artichokes

Spelt Salad with White Beans and Artichokes Recipes

Curried Chicken Salad with Apples and Raisins

Curried Chicken Salad with Apples and Raisins Recipes

Fresh Tomato Soup

Fresh Tomato Soup Recipes

Little Italy Chicken Pitas

Little Italy Chicken Pitas Recipes

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One response to “*Food* 22 Healthy Lunch Ideas

  1. The pitas look delicious!
    xoxo
    bB
    PLease stop by and say hi.
    http://www.itsybitsybrianna.wordpress.com

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