We don’t encourage going on whatever diet inspired this single piece of plain chicken and broccoli rabe. That lonely schmear of hummus (or whatever it is) doesn’t look prepared to take on the task of providing all the flavor for the whole plate.
From the submitter: "Cold discounter Leberkäse (Lidl) with Ikea Ketchup. Cost-cutting in German newspaper business."
Obviously this isn’t spring water, but what on this green earth could it be?
If you do decide that the vegetarian lifestyle is for you, please, please use more variety in your diet than this steamed potato and corn.
Sometimes you raid the fridge at work to save money, and this is the best thing you can find.
Sometimes you pack a lunch from home and then a sandwich-specific disaster happens despite your best efforts to keep things un-smushed.
As Liz Lemon, Tina Fey famously advised us all to put potato chips on a sandwich; but we’re pretty sure she didn’t mean potato chips only.
Even a delicacy like liver paté can be sad if you eat it at your desk, warming it slowly with the heat from your laptop.
Seriously, what year is it that this sad desk lunch took place? Has this photo been submitted from the early ‘90s? There’s something perhaps too sad about this sad tortilla desk lunch.
This is not what anyone is ever talking about when they talk about having a “light salad for lunch.”