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For many of us, bringing lunch to work can be a challenge. Not only does it mean a good amount of preplanning, but it also requires a trip to the grocery store and the chore of lugging tupperware arou cheap converse nd with you on your morning commute. (As if mornings weren’t hard enough already.)
But, if you were to have a nice vessel to transport your homemade lunch like these reusable waxed canvas lunch bags that burden may be lightened.
We stumbled upon the reusable waxed canvas lunch bags at the Etsy store PegandAwl and we love their reference to the sad paper bag lunches of our youth (and some of our adulthood). While these bags are not as affordable as the paper variety costing roughly $44 before shipping they’re definitely a lot more stylish and better for the environment.
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Need ideas for lunches? Check out these easy recipes.
Chicken And Sweet Potato Salad With Pesto VinaigretteThis is a quick recipe to throw together; it calls for only five ingredients! A heartier version than the typical grilled chicken salad served atop field greens, it is certainly welcomed this time of year.
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Roasted Red Pepper And Artichoke Cheese TortelloniAnother quick recipe with a short ingredient list, this delicious dish will have you wondering why you don’t pack your lunch more often. The vibrant Mediterranean flavors are just what you need to pick you up during that midday slump.
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Mexican Chicken And Bean SandwichIf you made a Mexican feast for dinner the night before, this vibrant sandwich is a great variation to bring for lunch. The sandwich calls for shredded chicken pork or turkey can make a fine substitute refried beans, sour cream, cilantro and avocado, making this sandwich one to rival any you can find at a nearby deli.
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Roasted Sweet Potato And Quinoa TortillaQuinoa is a perfect item to eat for lunch. Since it is light and cheap converse full of nutrients, this seed has the potential to help you find your second wind. Topped with roasted sweet potatoes, arugula and stuffed inside a tortilla, the recipe makes a great vegetarian lunch.
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Winter Chicken Salad With Citrus And CeleryThis chicken salad is full of bright flavors, and will surely be a lunch that you look forward to eating. If you use leftover chicken from last night’s dinner, this recipe is a breeze to put together. Don’t dress the salad until ready to eat this will help keep it tasting fresh and prevent any wilting.
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Bulgur And LentilsLentils make a filling and quick lunch alternative they are a great source of protein and full of flavor. The addition of caramelized onions add a sweetness to this simple, savory meal.
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Tarragon And Dill Chicken SaladThe fresh herbs in this chicken salad brighten up this recipe, making it a great lunch item for a cold winter day. This recipe is great served in a crunchy baguette or for a lighter option it is also quite filling served atop some crisp sesame crackers.
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Warm Couscous, Beef And Avocado SaladWe recommend preparing this recipe for lunch when you have had steak for dinner the night before. Pairing the leftover meat with couscous, avocado and a bright citrusy dressing reinvents your weeknight dinner into a vibrant lunch.
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Chicken Empanadas cheap converse This is a tasty and creative way to use your leftover chicken. Spiced up with green chiles, cumin and paprika, the chicken is then baked in store bought puff pastry.
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Turkey Sandwich With Pineapple SalsaTake your turkey sandwich up a notch by adding a taste of the tropics with pineapple salsa. This salsa is a breeze to throw together and really adds a burst of flavors to your lunch time meal. Served on a crusty French baguette with a dollop of aioli, this just may be a sandwich that you bring to work on a weekly basis.