In a school lunch pickle and would love some good ideas for healthy, easy packed lunch!

  • Posted by: MZG
  • September 5, 2011


drbabs September 5, 2011
In last week's NY Times Food section, Melissa Clark had a great article about school lunches with some really creative sandwiches:
AntoniaJames September 5, 2011
There was a food52 contest last year called "Your Best Brown Bag Lunch" where you might find some helpful ideas: ;o)
skittle September 5, 2011
I just made a pasta salad that's been quite good.
Boil noodle of choice. Strain, let cool.
Roast some cherry tomatoes in olive oil with thyme, salt and pepper. Let cool.
Mix your noodles, cherry tomato mixture, canned tuna and diced canned artichokes. Season accordingly with salt and pepper.

It's really yummy and packs up nicely.
I often bring this to work with me along with some fresh fruit.

drkate September 5, 2011
One of my favorite recipes on Food 52 is the Pan Bagnat tuna sandwich. Might need a kid with a pretty sophisticated palate, but if you make it the night before, it will be perfect at lunchtime.
Here is a similar question over on serious eats with lots of answers:
boulangere September 5, 2011
There was an interesting article here recently that might help you.
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