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19 Easy Lunch Recipes You Can Meal Prep on Sunday


There’s something about brown-bagging your work lunch that makes you feel like you’re in school again. But after countless PB&Js and egg salad sandwiches, you’re probably a bit bored with your mid-day meal. Defaulting to takeout isn’t always a wise decision for your wallet, so how exactly do you upgrade from a lackluster sandwich to a homemade lunch you’ll actually look forward to eating? Try make-ahead dishes that are quick and easy in the kitchen but don’t sacrifice flavor. From slow-cooked chili to a healthy taco salad, here are 19 recipes you need to try for your next work week.

1. Slow-Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

Source: The Kitchn 

2. Mediterranean Chicken Wrap

Source: Nutritious Eats

3. Mason Jar Healthy Taco Salad Recipe

Source: Food Faith Fitness 

4. Kiwi and Avocado Chicken Salad

Source: Cooks with Cocktails

5. Lick-the-Pan Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Source: Natural Comfort Kitchen 

6. Adult Lunchables

Source: The Everygirl

7. Shells and Roasted Cauliflower

Source: Love and Lemons

8. Crockpot Asian Glazed Chicken and Rice

Source: Cafe Delites

9. Buffalo Chicken Salad

Source: Stupid Easy Paleo

10. Turkey Avocado BLT

Source: Culinary Hill

11. Spiralized Daikon Rice Noodle Bowl

Source: Love and Lemons

12. Greek Quinoa Salad

Source: Back To Her Roots

13. Shredded Mexican Beef Burritos

Source: Recipe Tin Eats

14. Easy Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

Source: Cafe Delites

15. Spanakopita Quesadillas

Source: Brit + Co 

16. Biscuit Pot Pie

Source: Jennifer Meyering

17. Hummus Veggie Wrap

Source: Foodie Crush

18. Spicy Weekend Gumbo with Shrimp and Sausage

Source: Pinch of Yum

19. Steak and Sirracha Lettuce Wraps

Source: Simply Scratch


What are your favorite easy-to-make lunch recipes?