10+ Make-Ahead Lunch Recipes To Last You All Week
When you don't have time to cook your meals each morning, these make-ahead lunch recipes are the answer. Cook them on Sunday, divide them into containers and enjoy delicious, homemade lunches all week long!
Grilled Steak Fajitas
This tasty main dish is as quick and easy to assemble as tacos. Marinating the meat overnight makes it very tender.
Pepperoni Pizza Loaf
Bake up this loaded, golden pizza loaf on Sunday and enjoy slices for lunch all week!
Cashew-Chicken Rotini Salad
This bright salad is refreshing and satisfying, and easy to make ahead.
Quinoa Turkey Chili
This hearty, heart-healthy chili can be easily portioned out and warmed up for lunches.
This recipe is great to make ahead for busy days. Serve with some crackers or toast for a complete meal.
Crustless Spinach Quiche
Wrap up slices of this veggie-filled quiche and enjoy them warmed or at room temperature for lunch!
Mediterranean Bulgur Salad
Pack up this delicious vegetarian salad as it is or add chicken or tofu for extra protein.
Lime Chicken Tacos
This slow-cooked taco filling can be easily portioned out for the week, packed with a soft tortilla and sour cream on the side!
Turkey Dumpling Stew
Simmered on Sunday, this flavourful stew makes for warm and satisfying lunches all week.
Gingered Spaghetti Salad
We love this chilled chicken salad brimming with colourful veggies. Make it meatless by omitting the chicken and tossing in more edamame. —Cindy Heinbaugh, Aurora, Colorado
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