4 Great and Affordable Ideas for Packed Lunches

4 Great and Affordable Ideas for Packed Lunches

Going out to eat for work every day can get expensive, and often eateries can get packed and hectic during lunch breaks. If you would like some cheap lunch ideas and practice better money management then consider packing your own meals. These midday meals don’t have to be bland sandwiches, and there are plenty of delicious and unique options for different lunchtime concoctions that you can come up with. Here are four delicious lunch recipes that can give you the strength you need to power through your workday.

Cream Cheese and Salami Sandwich

Okay, so admittedly this first option is a sandwich, but it’s far from bland. This simple and affordable lunch is easy to make, and it’s incredibly simple to customize it to your liking. The basic ingredients here are your choice of bread, salami, cream cheese, and lettuce, and it takes mere minutes to prepare. It’s hard to go wrong with this classic, and it is sure to fill you up quick.

Bean and Cheese Salad

This is another cheap and healthy lunch option that is absurdly quick and easy to whip up. All this recipe requires you do is add in some lemon juice, olive oil, black pepper, or whatever else you see fit into rinsed cannellini beans. Afterward, you can add feta, cucumbers, and parsley to give your salad a professional gourmet appearance. Your co-workers might marvel at the aesthetic work of beauty that is your lunch, but it’s up to you whether or not you want to share the simple secret to making this recipe with them.


Malty Cheese Ball

These cheese balls are an excellent choice if you need to work through lunch, but still need something to munch on. You may be beginning to see a pattern here, as this recipe is extremely quick and simple. All you need to do is throw some CTL Foods Soda Fountain Malted Milk Powder, vanilla, and cream cheese together, wrap it into a ball, refrigerate it, then top it with some chopped nuts.  You can also share this snack with your coworkers, but only if they’ve earned it!



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