6 Super Easy And Portable Lunches You Need To Try


A BLT or a blueberry muffin from your local coffee shop can be pretty tempting, but takeout lunches every day can easily become an expensive (and an unhealthy) habit. The best way to avoid temptation is to make your own delicious lunches that are both healthy and simple to make.

Avoid the temptation by making them seriously portable and putting them in a mason jar, it’s the fastest way to upgrade your lunch and make it easy to bring anywhere with you! Here are our favorite lunches you can make this evening for a great lunch tomorrow, so you can save that money for something a bit more important…

1. Veggie Pot Noodles

Filled with fresh veg, delicious soup, and noodles, you can skip the sandwich and build this fresh, delicious lunch in the evening. All you need are leftovers, noodles, soy sauce and other vegetables. Find the recipe here.

2. Deconstructed Pasta

Want a small, portable pasta dish to enjoy at lunch time? The best thing about this is you can control your portions – no more whole bowls of pasta, you can mix it up and add spinach to make a pasta salad, or go all out and add mozzarella and ricotta to have a wholesome lunch! Find the recipe here.

3. Healthy Avocado Salad

If avocado is your favorite food, good news, you can easily enjoy it in a mason jar for lunch. This seriously easy to prepare avocado salad only requires seven layers of salad, avocado, and dressing. The perfect portable lunch! Find the recipe here.

4. Easy Taco Salad

Prepare your fajitas or tacos as normal but, instead of using a wrap or taco shell, put them in a mason jar and enjoy it as a taco salad. This recipe takes 30 minutes of prep, so is perfect for dinner leftovers. Find the recipe here.

5. Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

For an even easier lunch, tomatoes, mozzarella, pasta and spinach hits every spot. It takes literally fifteen minutes and the most taxing thing is cooking the pasta! It’s a delicious pasta salad that’ll definitely make your co-workers jealous! Find the recipe here.

6. Asian Noodle Salad Jar


If you’re tempted by shop bought pot-noodles, this is for you. Noodles, beans, carrot, it’s full of goodness and tastes absolutely amazing! All you have to do is mix it up and eat it. You can find the full recipe here.

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  • Sharni

    Yummmm these all look delicious!

    Sharni // http://www.agirlandgrey.com

  • Green and Yellow

    I never though about using jars for my lunch. I am definitely going to cook those lunches this week :)

  • Natasha

    yesss love these ideas!

  • Natalie Harney

    I really want to try noodle soup pots, they sound like such a light but tasty lunch

    – Natalie

  • Viola

    Great Ideas!

  • Tiny Taurus

    Love love love these ideas. Definitely going to try this week!

    Daniella | Tiny Taurus

  • The Pale Tails

    These are such amazing ideas. I didn’t think I’d like any of the food as I’m quite fussy and unhealthy but I lov them all!

    Beckie xo // The Pale Tails

  • Carmen Ireland

    Love seeing this!!

  • Amy M

    Veggie pot noodles sounds perfect right about now! ♥

    Amy // Snippets of Amy

  • Raya

    Salads in jars are just the best for work! Some good ideas here, thanks! :)

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