15 Delicious and Easy Lunches to Make While Working From Home

“Food is everything right now,” said my friend via text after I sent her a picture of a pie I’d made my husband for his isolation birthday celebration. I couldn’t help but laugh and nod at the sentiment. Day-to-day life has changed dramatically, but food certainly remains a source of sustenance for both our bodies and our well-being right now.

If you’re like me and able to work from home, you might be looking for lunch options beyond leftovers or bites of your kid’s mac and cheese. To help, we pulled together lunch recipes with ingredients you likely have on hand or can add to your next grocery delivery order. Salads, soups, wraps, kid-friendly options, and some creative takes on old classics round out this list of easy lunch recipes to make when working from home.

 

1. Tortellini Caesar Salad

 

2. Easy Rice & Bean Quesadillas

 

 3. BLT Pasta Salad

 

4. Veggie-Packed Instant Pot Tomato Soup

 

5. Vegan Burrito

 

6. Pigs in a Blanket

Source: No. 2 Pencil

 

 7. Creamy Broccoli & White Bean Soup

 

8. Mexican Mac & Cheese 

 

 9. White Bean and Tuna Salad

 

10. Antipasto Mozzarella Sandwich with Lemony-Basil Pesto

 

11. DIY Pizza Lunchables

Source: Chungah Rhee

 

12. Chicken Ranch Wrap

 

13. Thai Chicken Salad

Source: Cookin Canuck

 

14. Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

 

15. Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bowl

 

Read More: 19 Creative Recipes to Make With Pantry Staples

 

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