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Need on-the-go lunch ideas after sandwich disaster!

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MamOfTwo Thu 28-Apr-16 22:19:25

Didn't have time to make my lunch today, so had to grab a sandwich. Opted for the Tesco Healthy Living range (egg & cress) as I thought that might not be too bad. Boy, was I wrong! Guess how many Syns in that little sandwich? 14.5! I am shocked. So, what are your go-to, low-Syn, shop-bought lunches for those days when you -can't be-arsed- don't have time to lovingly prepare a homemade lunch?

MamOfTwo Thu 28-Apr-16 22:20:29

Hmm, strikethrough fail, gah.

TeaBelle Thu 28-Apr-16 22:24:09

Normally leftovers from the night before or salad

foolssilver Thu 28-Apr-16 22:28:59

I have had a stressful week so been struggling to make lunches so have had

Boots veggie Sushi
Baked potato and beans (no butter obv)
Subway salad

perrita Thu 28-Apr-16 22:29:28

Subway salad with turkey is my go to which is free or a couple of syns for sweet onion sauce, sushi snack packs (the small ones) are usually 0.5-1 syn, salads, fruit pots, quavers, Alpen light bars.

LikeAbatOutOfHell Thu 28-Apr-16 22:34:07

When I have a get-up-late or a can't be bothered day, it's either a rummage in the freezer to see if there's a portion of something I can take, a subway salad or failing that my emergency drawer at work which contains mug shots and various Alpen/Aldi bars

GasLightShining Thu 28-Apr-16 22:53:58

Mugshot is my lazy go to . Not all a syn free and a lot of them are just plain rank but the mexican rice one is not bad and 2 syns. I will also grab a load of fruit.

emwithme Fri 29-Apr-16 00:09:29

Box of salad (the cheapest available) + Pack of ham/king prawns/crayfish tails +
Pack of cherry tomatoes (if none in salad).

Sushi isn't bad on syns - the 4 piece boxes are about 1 syn each, up to 5 or so for the BIG boxes.

ChessieFL Fri 29-Apr-16 09:42:11

If you do have to get a ready made sandwich, find one with wholemeal bread then you can count that as your HEB and deduct 6 Syns from the sandwich's syn value.

If you're near a KFC, the pulled chicken rice box is only 4 or 4.5 Syns.

thenewaveragebear1983 Fri 29-Apr-16 09:44:37

I think the macd's chicken salad is free/ very low syn as well.

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