16 Make-Ahead Work Lunches That Don't Need Reheating

16 Make-Ahead Work Lunches That Don't Need Reheating

Work lunches can be a bit... sad. But they don't have to be!

So we rounded up 16 of our favorite work lunches that are 100% delicious and don't require any reheating at all to enjoy:

1. Taco Salad Bowls

2. Chickpea Shawarma Sandwich

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The trick to getting the chickpeas nice and crispy? Pat them dry with a towel before roasting them. This will make sure they're completely dry out and don't get soggy when you pack 'em up. Get the recipe.


3. Pesto Pasta With Grilled Chicken

4. Chicken Caesar Wraps

5. Chicken Cobb Salad With Homemade Ranch

Feel free to use store-bought ranch dressing to make this salad super quick to prep — just make sure to pack it separately so your greens don't get soggy. Get the recipe.
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Feel free to use store-bought ranch dressing to make this salad super quick to prep — just make sure to pack it separately so your greens don't get soggy. Get the recipe.


6. Italian Orzo Tuna Salad

7. Mediterranean Buddha Bowl

Kind of like a salad, only way more filling and packed with fun ingredients like salty olives, hummus, and roasted chickpeas. Get the recipe.
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Kind of like a salad, only way more filling and packed with fun ingredients like salty olives, hummus, and roasted chickpeas. Get the recipe.


8. Southwest Cream Cheese Chicken Wraps

The best part about these wraps? The crunchy tortilla strips. You'll wonder why you never put them in your wraps before. Get the recipe.

9. Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

10. Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Bowl

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This hearty Buddha bowl is not only loaded with protein-packed chickpeas and tender sweet potatoes, but completely vegan and gluten-free, too. Get the recipe.


11. Peanut Noodles With Chicken

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These crunchy, veggie-packed noodles are tossed in a creamy homemade peanut dressing, but feel free to pick one up at the grocery store to save yourself some time. Get the recipe.


12. Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich

13. Thai Peanut Wraps

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This wrap is filled with a crunchy mixture of sliced cabbage, bell peppers, and carrots, but you can totally use a pre-mixed salad to cut out a few steps. Get the recipe.


14. Mexican Pasta Salad With Creamy Chipotle Lime Dressing

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This pasta salad is loaded with just about everything you could ever want, from protein-packed black beans to creamy avocado. Get the recipe.


15. Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

16. Southwestern Taco Salad

A way better option than spending $10 on burritos everyday during your lunch break. Get the recipe.