ClockPlayEmailInstagramLinkSMSTwitterYouTubeWhatsAppXSearchClockRight ArrowArrow DownCaret downCaret upCaret leftCaret rightHamburger MenuPop OutThumbs upThumbs up buySpeechAudio onReplayPlusMinusSad smiley faceNo resultsSwapMoreYour grocery bagSuccess
Skip to Content

14 Make-Ahead Lunch Recipes That Aren't Salad

Because sometimes salad sucks.

Packing your own lunch is a great way to save money and eat a little healthier — but salads seem to be the only star of the show.

So here are 14 weekday lunch ideas that are easy to make and perfect for taking to work (and 100% NOT salad):

1. Buffalo Chicken Burrito Bowls

2. Lemony Broccoli, Chickpea, and Avocado Pita Sandwiches

3. Grilled Chicken Veggie Bowls

4. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

5. Thai Peanut Wraps

6. Chicken and Avocado Roll-Ups

7. Chickpea Shawarma Stuffed Pita

8. Peanut Noodles With Chicken

9. Sticky Ginger-Soy–Glazed Chicken and Noodles

10. Korean Beef Bowls

11. Easy Lunch Wrap With Sweet Potato, Hummus, and Greens

12. Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

13. Mediterranean Buddha Bowl

14. Spicy Tuna Avocado Wrap

Let's get cooking!