Cheap, healthy, and delicious packed lunch ideas?

Bunny Cakes
By Bunny Cakes Latest Reply 2013-11-30 01:32:31 -0600
Started 2013-11-20 22:55:35 -0600

I recently got hired on at a bakery, which is a sort of dangerous job as a diabetic so I've been wanting to pack my lunches rather than grab something to eat that is at the store but lately I've sort of run out of healthy ideas. I was hoping that you guys might be able to help me come up with some cheap and delicious ideas that won't add to my waist line or push my blood sugar over the brink.

I am very open to trying new things so let me know your ideas!

4 replies

dagger1234 2013-11-30 01:32:31 -0600 Report

I also too work at a bakery. Kind of ironic that we have diabetes and working at one lol but hey we need the income. Sometimes I get mad that I stare at carbs all day but I can get over it but I hear u. Trying to be healthy and be healthy is a chore. What I do us when I usually have the time, I prep food and plan what I'm going to eat. Hope that helps..

Just Joyce
Just Joyce 2013-11-21 19:40:28 -0600 Report

What would you normally eat if you were not working in a bakery. You can take anything for lunch that you would like to have that day. I use to take my lunch when we had a business in a Flea Market and I never ran out of items to take for lunch and it was all packed with an ice pack with no problem. This included baked chicken, tuna or chicken salad, sliced left over roast beef, ham or turkey, a salad with dressing etc. Just about any kind of food can be packed with a cold pack as long as it is not sitting near direct heat.

Glucerna 2013-11-21 13:23:15 -0600 Report

If you have a microwave you could bring soup, or even pack hot soup in a thermos. I like to put a variety of vegetables (raw or frozen) in a container, add leftover chicken or fish, and then sprinkle with grated cheese. ~Lynn @Glucerna

Bunny Cakes
Bunny Cakes 2013-11-20 22:57:25 -0600 Report

I should also note that I don't have access to a refrigerator at work some ideas that will last a few hours with a cold pack are prefered.

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