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Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

Brown Bags Don't Have to be Boring

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NINERGAL91

1/27/2014 9:53:42 AM

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Pointless article. Where are 7 lunch "meal" ideas?

NEARLYNINA

12/5/2013 2:40:56 AM

I found this article to be incredibly boring and useless. Maybe if I were completely clueless at eating healthily and/or at life I would find these tips useful, but honestly? Don't eat chips and a cookie at lunch? Who does that?

The tips in this article pretty much consisted of eat/drink good things not bad things... Yeah no duh...

DELLMEL

7/14/2013 1:31:34 PM

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Great info. Sandwich look good.

HOLDINGMYOWN

9/14/2012 7:44:37 PM

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Yes...me too...want to know what is the makings of that sandwich and how many calories is in it???

RUSTYRATROD

9/14/2012 1:27:41 PM

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What Sandwich is in the picture? it looks so yummy but i cant find the recipe.

LILYOFVALEE

9/14/2012 10:48:10 AM

I'm lucky that my workplace has refrigerators and microwaves in the lunch room, so I always bring leftovers. I haven't had a sandwich for lunch in ages. When I cook out on the grill, I put on extra fish and steak. For lunches, I bring the grilled meat, frozen vegetables, fresh fruit and a salad (the only thing that really requires any preparation). I've had a lot of envious comments about my lunches but I let everyone know how easy it is.

DAWNF1473

9/14/2012 10:43:20 AM

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Some great ideas!

SPUNKYREDHEAD84

2/19/2012 1:57:45 AM

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Thanks for the helpful tips, its always good to hear some fresh ideas to help me out of my work-lunch rut..looking forward to trying out some of your tips!

KRYSTLESTARR

6/3/2011 3:40:15 AM

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I saved this article because it's awesome! I didn't even think about spreading hummus on my sandwiches and now I'm excited to go grocery shopping!

T001264

6/12/2009 9:38:37 AM

I pack cheese sandwiches (try pepper jack) with lettuce, tomato and italian oil. Add some veggie chips instead of potato chips.

MICHELEM50

10/13/2008 7:56:41 AM

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This was very helpful, I am excited to hit the Grocery with these ideas. It will save money in the long run and hopefully get me on the right track for weight loss!

LOOKATME110

6/25/2008 12:03:03 PM

Good ideas. The best thing that I can do to stay on track is PLAN AHEAD. Every night before I go to bed, I plan what I will be eating for breakfast and lunch the next day and get it ready. If I don't, I end up at the Chinese buffet with the gals I work with.

WINWIN1

6/25/2008 11:56:43 AM

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Love wraps or pita pockets - make my own, easy. shove some spinach, red bell peppers, alvacado, maybe cut up some sun dried tomatos...little cheese- I like a bit of crumbled feta - maybe some dark red kidney beans?? whatever is on hand...some brown or white rice. If you eat meat throw some on there. Wrap it up - and go. I use the cold bags from Trader Joe or somewhere ($1.99) and put my frozen water bottles in there to keep it cool. Throw in some apples, bag of almonds, walnuts, you get the picture and I'm happy for the 10 - 14 or longer hours I'm away from home during the school year. Now, I love oranges, grapes and all kinds of fruit and lots of veggies, so when I have energy, I put alot more together because in school pepole just shower us with suger stuff that I just can't eat!! donna

LOVNLAUGHTER

6/12/2008 10:28:26 AM

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I bring a sandwich with thinly sliced leftover meatloaf on extra thin bread with light Miracle whip along with some snow peas or radishes instead of chips. My workplace isn't strict, so I can eat half my sandwich around 11am and the other around 3pm. It keeps me from hitting the vending machine!

PAMMYLBEAR

3/12/2008 5:10:12 PM

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Peanut butter and bananas spread on a whole wheat tortilla; hummus or any beans you can tolerate (love the Beano!) mashed up, mixed with a little mustard, yogurt or mayo, and finely minced veggies (think celery, peppers, carrots, etc) spread on a piece of rye bread; cold rice salad with chopped veggies (add a little curry to spice it up); a nice gazpacho or other cold soup; hard boiled eggs with a dip; or some whole grain crackers with cheese - maybe try a little of a different kind of cheese with your favorite. A smoothie might be a nice change of pace.

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