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Jobhell Fri 06-Mar-20 10:55:32

Apologies as there's probably been loads of similar threads but can't find one.

Rejoined sw (again blush) a few months ago. About 2 and a half stone to lose. But I need lunch ideas! I get half an hour for lunch at work and have access to a microwave and a fridge. I'm not a fussy eater, I like most things. Just needs to be something filling to get me through the afternoon at work. Suggestions please smile

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Teacup34 Fri 06-Mar-20 11:35:11

I like salads so they are my go to lunches. You can chuck anything in meat/fish pasta/rice/cous cous/potatoes to make it filling then salad bits I like to add a bit of mayo just make sure you syn it. You could take last nites left overs as you have access to microwave like bolognaise/curry anything like that.

MagnoliaJustice Fri 06-Mar-20 11:42:41

I make a quorn pasta/chilli/curry the night before for our evening meal, and put some in a container to take to work for lunch the next day. Or I will take a salad (lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, celery, radishes) and add tuna/boiled egg/ham to it, with a fat free Greek yoghurt and an apple. In the winter, I sometimes take a flask of homemade vegetable soup made with mixed vegetables plus butter beans and barley to make it filling.

I used to take a Mugshot and a Mullerlite but they're no longer free!! So meal prep takes longer but I think I'm healthier for it.

Chloemol Sat 07-Mar-20 01:33:39

I used to take a big container of cooked veg, sprinkle cheese on top and reheat. You could also take a wrap? But using one egg , beaten then cooked in the frying pan really thin and use as a wrap

OneHanded Sat 07-Mar-20 03:00:48

Jacket potatoes? Pre bake a load and stick them in the fridge, take one with your topping and some salad and heat at work?

RoseyLentil Sun 08-Mar-20 13:03:26

At the moment I'm either cooking extra dinner the night before and taking in leftovers - veggie curry, dhal, bolognaise, crustless quiche and having salad/extra veggies with it or baking a few extra potatoes and having one with beans and salad.
Just had crustless quiche here for lunch so have a couple of portions stashed in the fridge for Monday and Tuesday 👍😊

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