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by Justine Dever-Arseneault August 30, 2019 3 min read

Lunches can be a time-consuming addition to your morning routine. Save yourself the hassle by prepping these meals Sunday night and be able to throw them into lunch bags all week long!


Savoury Waffles (Kid-Friendly)

A fun twist on lunch, serve these sneakily healthy waffles with hummus, yogurt, or cream cheese, and top with tomatoes and cucumber.

https://www.healthylittlefoodies.com/savoury-waffles/


Make it tonight:

Send these to school in a bento-style lunch box like these from Bentgo so that all spreads and toppings can be kept separate for a variety of dipping options.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/bentgo-kids-prints-shark-lunchbox?_pos=4&_sid=6fbcf74ec&_ss=r

 

One Pot Squash & Chicken Curry

Make a big batch of this curry and some rice on the side and portion into containers for filling healthy lunches all week long.

https://thegirlonbloor.com/one-pot-butternut-squash-chicken-curry/

Make it tonight:

Leakproof, microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe AND stackable? These OXO Good Grips Snap Lid Containers are the perfect choice for portioning out lunches for the week to come.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/oxo-good-grips-snap-plastic-container?_pos=5&_sid=6ca6ec62

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Spicy Sausage Pasta Bake

Spice up your traditional pasta bake and keep lunchtime interesting with this hearty creamy meal, perfect for prepping.

https://www.insidetherustickitchen.com/spicy-sausage-pasta-bake/

Make it tonight:

Keep it hot ‘til noon with a quality Thermos that comes in both 12oz and 17oz!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/thermos-thermocafe-food-jar?_pos=1&_sid=1f9264e35&_ss=r

 

Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich

Prep the filling for this spicy sandwich option Sunday night, and just throw it on some bread with lettuce in the morning and your good to go!

https://food52.com/recipes/80769-spicier-curry-chicken-salad

Make it tonight:

Bees Wrap Sandwich Wrap is the perfect reusable solution to flimsy plastic baggies that end up in the trash after one use!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/bees-wrap-sandwich-wrap?_pos=3&_sid=5407ce06c&_ss=r

 

Vegetarian Chilli (Kid Friendly)

Lightly spiced and packed with plant-based protein you can feel good about sending your little one to school with this healthy and hearty lunch.

https://www.healthylittlefoodies.com/vegetarian-chilli-kids/

Make it tonight:

This nifty lunch box includes a built-in thermos container! Pack the other sections with chilli toppings such as cheese, and add some fruit or dessert to complete the meal. 

https://www.iqliving.com/products/omielife-lunch-box?_pos=1&_sid=dcf3ba6c8&_ss=r

 

Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatloaves (Kid-Friendly)

These mini meatloaves are the perfect protein packed lunch for kids and adults alike to take on the go!

https://thrivinghomeblog.com/mini-turkey-and-veggie-meatloaves/

Make it tonight:

Bring condiments like ketchup or barbeque sauce along without fear or spilling with these OXO Good Grips Silicone Squeeze Bottles.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/oxo-good-grips-on-the-go-silicone-squeeze-bottle?_pos=23&_sid=c3a140dc1&_ss=r

 

Pizza Calzones (Kid-Friendly)

These homemade pizza calzones are the perfect hand food for a busy on-the-go lifestyle. They’re freezable and kid friendly too! Make it even more simple by using store-bought pizza dough.

https://www.simplyscratch.com/2012/02/homemade-pizza-calzones.html

Make it tonight:

Easily pack these calzones up with reusable, freezer and dishwasher safe Stasher bags!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/stasher-reusable-storage-bag?_pos=1&_sid=ae9be6e50&_ss=r

 

Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

The flavours on this only get better and better with time to sit. The perfect make ahead meal to take to work or school. Substitute whichever nut or seed butter you’d like to accommodate allergies!

https://www.feastingathome.com/thai-noodle-salad-with-peanut-sauce/

Make it tonight:

Keep this salad cold until lunch time with this Fit & Fresh container that comes with a removable ice pack and dressing dispenser!

https://www.iqliving.com/products/fit-fresh-fruit-salad-container-with-ice-pack-dressing-dispenser?_pos=8&_sid=56629f883&_ss=r

 

Strawberry and Avocado Spinach Salad w/Chicken

Serve dressing on the side and pack this colourful salad for lunch everyday.

https://www.foodiecrush.com/strawberry-and-avocado-spinach-salad-with-chicken/

Make it tonight:

These handy stacked lunch containers by Starfrit let you pack messier salad elements separately so lettuce is safe from wilting. What more could you want from a lunch container?

https://www.iqliving.com/collections/starfrit/products/starfrit-easy-lunch-bento-container-1-6l

 

One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies

One pan meals mean easy clean up and quick preparation which is perfect for prepping quickly during the fading weekend hours.. 

https://www.chelseasmessyapron.com/one-pan-balsamic-chicken-veggies/

Make it tonight:

Keep cleanup simple with this incredibly non-stick baking pan by OXO Good Grips

https://www.iqliving.com/products/oxo-non-stick-pro-baking-pan?_pos=2&_sid=891ad0b3b&_ss=r

Justine Dever-Arseneault
Justine Dever-Arseneault


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