My Favorite Lunch Recipes
If you ask our Finance Manager, Stephanie, what I eat, she will make fun of me for “only eating red food” – think chili, strawberries, bell peppers, really anything with tomatoes. I also am a big fan of meal prepping, so she gets to see the same “red food” all week.
Cooking over the weekends and grabbing each of the portioned out containers every morning during the week is the definition of easy lunches. Everybody has their own opinion about meal prepping but I have never had a problem with eating the same thing every day for a while. It keeps you on track to eat healthy for the whole week when your co-workers *cough* looking at you iGoPink team *cough* tempt you to eat out. So here are some of my favorite meal prep lunches to make your week as easy and healthy as possible!
I can’t take credit for any of these meals or pictures – I’m a newbie to cooking. Each of the recipes are sourced to the original link and I put my little tweaks to the recipe in the notes! You’ll notice pretty quickly I am a fan of spicy food (if you aren’t then just ignore my tweaks and listen to the experts).
Spaghetti Squash and Turkey Meatballs by Buzzfeed’s Joey Firoben (Jaime’s substitution: I like to top mine with fresh basil instead of parsley because basil is my everything)
Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp Recipe from AllRecipes.com’s berly15216 Photo by: Rachel Cox (Jaime’s addition: ½ teaspoon cayenne to the marinade)
Turkey Chili By EatYourselfSkinny (Jaime’s addition: ¼ cup of Valentina hot sauce, 1 can of sweet corn)
I hope anyone reading enjoys some of my favorite “red foods” and tries them for themselves! If you do, let me know how they go and what tweaks YOU made!
by Jaime Sellman