BYO Lunch Ideas That Will Make You the Envy of Your Office
From lean, protein-packed salads to hearty and healthy ancient grains, these recipes are as mouthwatering as they are nutritious. Pull out your mason jars, Tupperware, and adult lunchboxes because you won’t want to wait to start meal prepping these lunch ideas that are sure to make you the envy of the office.
Check out these five easy recipes from The Daily Meal —one for each day of the workweek — that beat spending hard-earned money on food from whatever greasy spoon is close by the office.
Asian Chicken Salad
Denise Woodward and Laudalino Ferreira
Put your meal prep skills to the test with this recipe for a healthy chicken salad that fits beautifully, layered in your handy mason jar or Tupperware for carrying to work.
Chipotle-Style Steak Burrito Bowls
This healthy burrito bowl will give you the fast-food Chipotle fix you crave without the long lines and staggeringly high calorie count.
Israeli Couscous Salad with Smoked Salmon and Creamy Pesto
Try switching up your usual rice with healthy couscous for a change. Plus, this smoked salmon and creamy pesto combination is deliciously hard to turn down.
Greek-Style Orzo Salad
Load this cold pasta salad with lots of seasonal vegetables. Swap tomatoes for roasted winter squash if you prefer.
Collard Lettuce Wraps
Sneak in some more healthy dark greens by swapping Iceberg lettuce for collard greens in this lettuce wrap. Add avocado, quinoa, and healthy sprouts and you have one filling and portable vegetarian lunch option.
The accompanying slideshow is provided by The Daily Meal staff member, Milagros Cruz.
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.