Please can you give me your best low fat packed lunches (for work)

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Dee03 Tue 01-Jan-19 21:52:13

I'm going to take in a pizza express light dressing...I just can't eat salad stuff without a dressing of some sort.

I've got some weight watchers ready meals in the freezer too just to change it up during the week.

I'll be having granola for breakfast

magbob Tue 01-Jan-19 21:44:52

This will sound boring but I sometimes take a portion of cereal and some skimmed milk. I find that filling. I also make ham and pea tarts (a bit like a quiche) from the Hairy Dieters cookbook in bulk, freeze them then if I take one out the freezer they are ready to eat for lunch. They use a pitta bread dough instead of pastry. Another quickie is a bagel thin that I toast with butter and marmite. I always have a portion of fruit then a chocolate covered rice cake bar from aldi. I lost 3 stones in 4 months without feeling hungry, luckily I don't mind repetition!

Grahamiscrackers Tue 01-Jan-19 21:43:34

I hadn’t thought about jackets - problem is I’d want it with butter and cheese grin. I didn’t know you could pre-cook them though, will try that.

Dee03 - have you put anything on to flavour your chicken/eggs?

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ohhelpohnoitsa Tue 01-Jan-19 21:37:26

We had jacket potatoes for dinner and I also cooked the rest of the bag. Will freeze then microwave for lunch with beans / leftovers etc nicer than just 10mins microwaved from raw. Also like the pouches of lentils with flavourings but they are relatively expensive....

Dee03 Tue 01-Jan-19 21:33:11


I'm in the same situation....but I've just prepared chicken, rice, 2 hard boiled eggs and salad for tomorrow's lunch. I'll also take in a pot of Onken low fat yogurt, raspberries and a meringue for pudding.
I used to take in soup daily but after a few weeks I just can't eat it anymore confused
I'm trying again to lose weight and get fit so once I'm home tomorrow night I'll blitz a protein shake with fresh fruit and just prey I don't keep snacking on the kids snacks

Grahamiscrackers Tue 01-Jan-19 21:22:50

We have a microwave at work so I can heat things up - I’m not a huge soup fan though!

I always find lunches the hardest thing to sort out when I’m trying to lose weight. I want to try and avoid getting stuck in a rut of the same thing every lunchtime and I want to find some good filling ideas so I don’t feel the need to scoff everything I can get my hands on when I get home from work blush grin.

Can anyone help!

Thanks flowers

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