Say goodbye to boring ham sarnies and spice up your lunch times once again!
Heading back to work and sending the kids back to school means the dreaded packed lunches are back. But, it doesn’t have to be such a chore. We’ve got some seriously quick and easy lunch recipes that are guaranteed to make you say ‘why didn’t I think of this before?’
Spice up Sandwiches
Bored of the same two slices of bread and deciding between ham or cheese or ham and cheese? We’ve got just the thing!
Ham and Cheese Croissant
Swop boring bread with delicious croissants and you’ve got yourself a lunch to look forward to! Keep your classic fillings or mix it up with whatever you like and enjoy it hot or cold. They are super easy to make and can be quickly prepared the night before.
Chicken Avocado Roll-Ups
Colourful, delicious and healthy, what more can you ask for your lunch? Tortilla wraps are a great option for a lunchtime snack. Fill them with whatever you fancy but we think this chicken and avocado mix sounds delish.
Pimp your Pasta
There’s no denying pasta is super quick and easy to make for lunch. But if you’re bored of tomato sauce with only a sprinkle of cheese to spice it up, you’ve come to the right place!
One-Pot Chicken Enchilada Pasta
Who doesn’t love enchiladas for dinner? Well now you can have them for lunch and it will take you half the time to prepare. Filling pasta with all the delicious taste of enchiladas? What’s not to love!
Sun-Dried-Tomato Pasta Salad
It’s all your classic ingredients but with an extra yummy twist! This delightful mixture of tomatoes, capers and garlic, thinned with olive oil and red wine vinegar is finished off with a handful of parmesan cheese! What’s even better about this recipe, is you can easily batch cook it and have it all week long!
Give your Salad some Sass!
A healthy lunch yes, but how do we make salads more interesting? Try out these excellent recipe ideas to give your salad a much-needed kick but keep it healthy too.
3 Bean Salad with Feta
BLT Pasta Salad
What if we told you, you can have your favourite BLT without the guilt? Introducing the BLT pasta salad! Bacon, lettuce and tomatoes mixed with healthy salad ingredients, farfalle pasta and creamy dressing. It’s definitely worth a try.
Swap boring soups
Throw out those packet soups and say hello to filling, flavour-filled, soups that you just won’t be able to get enough of!
Moroccan Vegetable Soup
A bowl full of veggies has never tasted so good! Try this Moroccan inspired Harira soup which mixes root vegetables, spices, chickpeas and lentils with delicious warming spices for a bowl full of flavour. Plus, it’s low on calories too!
Chilli Con Carne Soup
Two of our favourite things when the weather starts to change, are a bowl of warming soup and a yummy chilli! So why not combine the two? This genius chilli con carne soup recipe will certainly spice up your lunchtimes.
We hope we’ve given you some serious lunch inspo that will make heading back to work that little bit easier!
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