Packing a new lunch every day is great in theory, but sometimes it becomes a little tricky to come up with inspiration day-in, day-out. After all, even the tastiest of sandwiches becomes a little unappetising when you have been eating it for lunches on end.
But packed lunches don’t have to be bread-based and we’ve got just the recipes to keep lunches fun and fresh for weeks to come.
These recipes are bursting with vegetables, and are perfectly at home in a lunchbox or wrapped in baking paper so will taste just as yummy when lunchtime finally rolls around.
Cous cous, roasted peppers and kale
Crammed with peppers, onion, curly kale and chickpeas, this easy vegetarian cous cous is an ideal lunch alternative. It takes thirty minutes to prepare, keeps for up to three days, and makes four servings so you're nearly covered for the whole week.
Chicken and tomato courgetti bowl
Get your protein and your veggies in with this low fat lunch bowl. The courgettes and tomatoes provide two of your five a day, and the olives pack a Mediterranean punch. This recipe gives you two servings and tastes yummy reheated for a warming lunch.
Rainbow salad rolls
If you are looking to cut down on carbs, or simply wanting to eat more greens, these rainbow salad rolls are the lunch for you. Spring greens replace traditional wraps and are packed with houmous, avocado, carrot, pepper and cucumbers. Make these colourful, crispy bites ahead and wrap in baking paper to store, they will keep in the fridge for up to two days.