Calorie Counter

You are currently viewing the message boards in:

What do you have for lunch?

245

Replies

  • babydaisy81babydaisy81 Posts: 229Member Member Posts: 229Member Member
    Meal prep is key for me to stay on track at work (we do have a cafeteria here so it's hard to get off track if I come lunchless).

    This week it's very simple ground chicken with green beans, divided into 5 portions. I cook on Sunday to last the week. Sometimes I do salad with protein, or boiled eggs with tuna/pickles. Nothing fancy, but easy that I can make once and log the week when I am tracking.
  • JennJ323JennJ323 Posts: 643Member Member Posts: 643Member Member
    I food prepped Sunday, I baked 5 chicken breasts (used different seasonings on all of them) then roasted broccoli and cubed sweet potatoes. It's been a low-cal, healthy, tasty and filling lunch all week.
  • Sunshine_And_SandSunshine_And_Sand Posts: 1,320Member Member Posts: 1,320Member Member
    Usually a turkey sandwich and fruit.
    Today I have and bean and cheddar burrito and a Moro blood orange.
  • thenewkaylathenewkayla Posts: 310Member Member Posts: 310Member Member
    Salad bacon ranch and boiled egg. With a side of graprs. Looking for more ideas
  • estherpotter1estherpotter1 Posts: 120Member Member Posts: 120Member Member
    usually salad or leftovers
  • acpgeeacpgee Posts: 4,697Member Member Posts: 4,697Member Member
    Bought sushi at the half price sale a half hour before closing at the takeaway under my office. Popped in the office fridge overnight for lunch the next day.
    xeqgo9zs4190.jpeg
  • nighthawk584nighthawk584 Posts: 1,738Member Member Posts: 1,738Member Member
    One of my go to lunches. Leftover chicken breast (5oz) on romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes and fav light dressing.
    vtkl6ue3wbsd.jpg
  • KevinWH87KevinWH87 Posts: 69Member Member Posts: 69Member Member
    Leftovers from last night’s dinner!

    It makes it that bit easier cooking a little extra at night, not having to put in any effort to have a tasty, nutritious lunch.
  • acpgeeacpgee Posts: 4,697Member Member Posts: 4,697Member Member
    Leftovers from last night's raid at the sushi takeaway below my office that does a half price sale a half hour before closing, which happens to be around the time I leave work.
    cmfqzlihbx2i.jpeg
  • mullanphylanemullanphylane Posts: 72Member Member Posts: 72Member Member
    Usually left overs. Retired now, but even when I was working I'd take left overs to heat up in the micro-stove in the lunchroom.

    Sometimes sandwiches. Especially PBJ's! Love 'em so much I wrote a short story extolling their virtues.🤣
  • rhaiinrhaiin Posts: 686Member Member Posts: 686Member Member
    I work at a high school, so lunches are fairly healthy if I choose to eat here. Pretty much all meals are around 500-600 calories. Everything is whole grains, baked, low sugar, light versions, etc. The food is actually pretty decent.

    Today will be a Italian Sub on WG Ciabatta, spinach salad w/ Light Italian dressing, and apple slices. I get a couple other components (another veggie & fruit), but I take those home. I get a whole meal for only $3.80.

    I do bring leftovers from home often, so I don't always eat here.
    edited January 16
  • MrsSloffeeMrsSloffee Posts: 25Member Member Posts: 25Member Member
    FH and I are doing things that are easy, since I'm back in classes and we're really trying to change our lifestyles during this time. So for lunch at work I am having a Healthy Choice Power Bowl. Tonight I'm making a home chef dinner.
  • acpgeeacpgee Posts: 4,697Member Member Posts: 4,697Member Member
    From the asian takeaway. Rice and stir fried veg with a couple of chicken gyoza.
    kux35r1g6sny.jpeg

  • SchweddyGirlSchweddyGirl Posts: 240Member, Premium Member Posts: 240Member, Premium Member
    Lunch for me is a Turkey wrap with pepper jack/lettuce/pesto aioli, carrots, and blackberries.
  • rhaiinrhaiin Posts: 686Member Member Posts: 686Member Member
    Today I'll be having french onion soup with a chunk of bread and mozzarella. I'll probably eat a yogurt with lunch as well.
  • AlexandraFindsHerself1971AlexandraFindsHerself1971 Posts: 477Member Member Posts: 477Member Member
    I cook our lunches since between one of my partners doing school online and the other being between contracts, we're all home at lunchtime.

    We do a revolving set of weekly lunch items. Monday is chicken or steak quesadilla, Tuesday is hamburgers, Wednesday is Chili, Thursday is pork fritter, Friday is leftover cleanup from the week's dinners, Saturday is hot dogs, and Sunday is Mexican wraps with a wide variety of ingredients. My lunches tend to be about 400- 500 calories, but that works for me. If I eat a lighter lunch, I run out before dinner is ready and get hangry.
  • acpgeeacpgee Posts: 4,697Member Member Posts: 4,697Member Member
    Takeaway pho at my desk.
    kzcafqzxbksk.jpeg
  • thenewkaylathenewkayla Posts: 310Member Member Posts: 310Member Member
    This week it's mainly salmon and salad. Some days peppered turkey on 21 seeds bread with an apple. Or salad and tuna.. Most time seafood is lunch lol
  • cimrie616cimrie616 Posts: 65Member Member Posts: 65Member Member
    Cobb salad with grilled chicken and homemade ranch.
  • acpgeeacpgee Posts: 4,697Member Member Posts: 4,697Member Member
    Brown rice lunch box with grilled pork from the Vietnamese takeaway at my desk.
    v6zddjnj4ozh.jpeg
Sign In or Register to comment.