Make-Ahead Lunch Recipes To Last You All Week
Cook these delicious dishes today, divide them into containers and enjoy wholesome, homemade lunches all week long.
Lime Chicken Tacos
This slow-cooked taco filling can be easily portioned out for the week, packed with a soft tortilla and sour cream on the side.
Shredded Chicken Gyros
Pack this tasty filling in a container with a pita and toppings and roll up a tasty gyro at your desk.
Pepperoni Pizza Loaf
Bake up this loaded, golden pizza loaf on Sunday and enjoy slices for lunch all week.
Honey-Lime Roasted Chicken
“It’s hard to believe this finger-licking main course starts with only five ingredients. The chicken is easy, light and so good.” —Lori Carbonell, Springfield, Vermont
Quinoa Turkey Chili
This hearty, heart-healthy chili can be made ahead, portioned out and warmed up for lunches.
Pressure-Cooker Char Siu Pork
This juicy pork is tasty as is, in a bun or over rice.
Mediterranean Bulgur Salad
Pack up this delicious vegetarian salad as it is or add chicken or tofu for extra protein.
Turkey Dumpling Stew
Simmered on Sunday, this flavourful stew makes for warm and satisfying lunches all week.
Gingered Spaghetti Salad
“We love this chilled chicken salad brimming with colourful veggies. Make it meatless by omitting the chicken and tossing in more edamame.” —Cindy Heinbaugh, Aurora, Colorado
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