Funnily enough , not enough people have made learning to cook a priority in their lives. So we end up existing on convenience foods and boxed mixes rather than taking the effort to prepare healthy meals for our families and our own personal enjoyment.
Quick lunch ideas
So, its exactly the same when it comes to lunches, people often resort to a can of soup or box of macaroni and cheese or some other such product rather than putting our creative efforts into making a quick and easy yet delicious lunch.
We want you to see many ideas in this article and the hope is that these ideas will not only get you off to a great start for ending the lunch rut we all seem to find ourselves in at some time or another but also to try new things on your own.
Lets start – First of all
First of all, not all great lunches require actual cooking in order to prepare. Some of them will require the use of the microwave and some of them will need to be cooked or at least prepared before hand and reheated.
The choices are virtually limitless once you understand the creative concept that must be in place. You should also find that many of these ideas are so simple you will wonder why on earth you have never thought of them.
We really hope that some of these ideas will become main features within your own home :
These mike delightfully delicious lunch treats and the filling can be prepared ahead of time, which leaves only reheating the filling and wrapping when you’re ready to eat.
This is a fun lunch to share with your little ones and it teaches them that lettuce is much more versatile than people often give it credit for being.
Some people choose to go with a teriyaki inspired filling; my family likes taco inspired fillings for our lettuce rolls.
Try playing around, with some ideas to come up with a favorite filling of your very own.
Try sandwiches with different breads
Believe it or not, children can love trying new things.
Try the Hawaiian sweet rolls.
We put the meat, cheese, mustard, and pickle in a roll as if it were a bun and your child will be thrilled.
Try hollowing out crusty rolls
Then filling them with roast beef and cheddar. You can broil this in your oven for a few minutes for a rare sandwich treat.
The cooking part is very minimal and you don’t have to have in depth knowledge of anything to prepare or enjoy these simple treats.
Random bread ideas
Other great bread ideas include croissants with ham and cheese or chicken salad, taco pitas (another great favorite in our household), and paninis (this works really well if you have a George Foreman grill or a panini press).
Hey, we know this is by no means the end all be all guide to cooking quick and easy lunches it is good food for thought.
We’ve given you an idea of the simple things to make your family a healthy lunch without taking too much time. Try some, and play with the ideas you might surprise yourself.