Instead of making a salad every morning, I started making a few salads on Sunday. I put them in reusable containers. I'd make a few basic salads and stack them. Each morning I would pull out a salad and left over protein from the previous evenings dinner which I would then add. The changing protein kept the lunches from being boring and it saved a lot of time in the morning.
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Have started preparing brown-bag lunches for the next day right after dinner the night before...so its set in stone what I will eat. At breakfast the next morning, I log what I am eating and I "Pre-log" my lunch...it helps me stick to it.
After dinner (and preparing tomorrow's lunch), I log dinner and "Pre-log" an evening snack.
I do not know whether it is just the benefit of pre-planning or the guilt of cheating on myself....this works for me.
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