5 Make-Ahead Lunch Ideas
Tired of rushing around in the morning and trying to pull lunch together at the last minute? I hear you! There is nothing more stressful than a busy weekday morning when you are trying to get out the door. So instead of rushing around, try one of these make-ahead lunch ideas so you can hit snooze that extra 5 minutes and be out the door with a healthy lunch in hand.
1. Meal Prep Buddha Bowls
Buddha bowls are a bright and colourful way to create a highly nutritious lunch in very little time.
Packed with veggies, protein, healthy fats, and loads of colour, the options are endless! And when paired with a rich and creamy dressing, these Buddha bowls will have you looking forward to lunch all week long.
2. Protein Bistro Box
If you’ve ever stepped into the highly popular North American coffee chain, you will likely have seen these oh-so-popular protein boxes. Fortunately, they are SO easy to make at home, and you can whip up a bunch on Sunday and store them in the fridge for the entire week to come.
3. Inside-Out Deli Wraps
Wraps are a super handy handheld-lunch option, however, if you are following a grain-free or gluten-free diet, the inside out deli wrap is the way to go! The best part? They require no cooking at all so meal prep will be done in 15 minutes flat.
4. Rainbow Quinoa Mason Jar Salads
For a grab-and-go lunch, there is nothing more convenient than a mason jar salad! Not only are they pleasing to the eye, but they are pleasing to the taste buds when you load them up with protein, crunchy veggies, and a flavourful dressing!
5. Smoked Salmon Bistro Box
If you love a smoked salmon bagel, you will undoubtedly love this smoked salmon bistro box! Paired with creamy goat cheese, rice crackers, and a bit of asparagus for extra greens, these boxes are naturally gluten-free, high in protein and full of healthy omega-3 fats!