Monday: Tonnato Niçoise Salad
Here’s an effective meal idea for your lunch bag! This colourful and nutritious recipe can be made ahead of time on Sunday to simplify the start to the week.
Tuesday: Roast Turkey and Avocado Sandwiches
After having cooked a sous vide turkey roast with bacon the evening before, be sure to save a few slices to make this avocado sandwich for lunch the next day.
Wednesday: Seitan, Green Pea and Edamame Quesadillas
Quesadillas for lunch are always a winning meal idea! The kids will simply adore this vegetarian option paired with avocado sauce and some sour cream.
Thursday: Fish Croquette Pita Sandwiches
Frozen white fish is perfect for this fresh lunch! Cook your just-made patties in a pan, and then place them in a pita pocket with lettuce, cucumber ribbons and a sauce consisting of yogurt and hummus.
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Friday: Korean-Style Roasted Pork and Cabbage Vermicelli
At the start of the week, be sure to divvy up cabbage noodles, grilled pork, pickled veggies and a touch of cilantro (optional) into large collapsible containers. Let them stay cool in the fridge, and your Friday lunch will be ready whenever you need it!
Snack: Chewy Dark Chocolate Granola Bars
Keep a few of these chewy bars on hand for a good dose of energy. Filled with nuts and seeds and held together by an apricot purée, this is a tasty lunchtime ally for kids young and old alike.
Are you always on the lookout for original lunch ideas for the week? Here’s our selection of recipes to help get you back into the routine.