I'm on a pretty tight food budget, with a lactose-free, gluten-free, MSG-free plan. I try to make sure at least 3 of the dinners each week will have leftovers I can take for lunch. I make up the difference with big salads, or the occasional sandwich (with GF bread). I have a cafeteria at work, but aside from the yogurt there, I can't eat anything, so I pack breakfast, lunch, snacks and my coffee every morning. It takes 10 min, but sooo worth it!
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current weight: 182.0
Fitness Minutes: (52,045) Posts: 1,157 4/1/12 4:07 P
Amy's frozen meals, Glutino frozen pizza's specifically the Spinach and Feta. If you eat out for lunch there are many restaurants offering gluten-free menus. Not sure where you are located but if any of these restaurants are close by they have gluten-free menus. exm.nr/GVHQEN
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Pounds lost: 66.0
Fitness Minutes: (10,735) Posts: 77 4/1/12 9:09 A
I'm another batch cooker. I have a freezer full of prepared and partially prepared meals or parts of them. A couple of months ago I bought 50# of boneless, skinless hormone free chicken breasts. I did a little bit of prep every night for a week up to delivery day. I was beat by the end of the day but now have a big variety of chicken dishes ready to go or nearly so.
Be wary of Amy's - they are prepared in the same facility as wheat. my mom works in an area of 1 of the plants and know people that work there. They say that the machines are thoroughly cleaned before doing GF food but there is still the chance of Cross Contamination(CC).
How about cooking on the weekend and freezing it in lunch style containers for work?
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current weight: 224.0
Fitness Minutes: (40,733) Posts: 2,934 3/31/12 9:29 P
It is hard to find frozen meals that aren't processed on machines that process wheat. I am with Cindy and I batch cook, my fridge is filled with cooked chicken, salmon and beans. I also pre cut veggies for salads.
Lunch can be some pieces of fruit with some string cheese or yogurt.
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Former skinny person who never exercised and is now trying to make exercise a habit.
For me, the hardest thing about adapting a gluten free lifestyle will be managing lunch during the work week. Sometimes I am unable to pack a lunch and was wondering what you recommend to purchase as a frozen meal for days I can't prepare my own lunch the night before? What frozen meal is your favorite when you can't prepare your lunch at home?
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