Are you struggling to save money by finding ways to prepare inexpensive meals you can take to work? You can save money by preparing your lunch meals at home rather than buying a $10 burger at Mcdonald’s, plus, you will be able to gain control of a healthier and cleaner way of eating.
Here are some cheap, delicious and healthy lunch ideas for work:
Ravioli and Vegetable Soup
Whether fresh or frozen, ravioli can be prepared in minutes and made into a hearty main course. Shop for whole-wheat or whole-grain ravioli at any supermarket. You can use Tortellini as alternative.
Red Curry Lentil Soup
Inspired by Dal, an Indian dish meaning “split” referring to the split peas or lentils used as a main ingredient. Its aroma is strong from ginger, curry, cinnamon and cumin giving a tasty flavor.
Broccoli and Ham Pasta Salad
Great for entrée, this pasta-salad is loaded with broccoli and pepper, smoky ham and sweet raisins giving it a punch of flavors.
Spice up the workplace with an exotic meal like this wrap stuffed with chicken breast, couscous, lemon and herbs. It’s easy to take away and will make no mess on your office table. Prepare a couple and chill to eat for quick breaks.
Tofu Curry Salad
Add a twist to the classic chicken curry recipe by trading chicken bits with tofu, spread on toast or scoop onto a pile of leafy greens for scrumptious lunch.
Salmon is rich in Omega-3 fats and other nutrients – serve on lemon-spiced pumpernickel bread for an instant lunch snack.
Creamy Taragon Chicken Salad
Oven-poach the chicken in broth to intensify the flavor, keeping it moist and succulent. Combine it with sweet grapes and fresh tarragon making an elegant version of chicken salad mixed with a bed of greens and nuts.