Say goodbye to those boring packed lunches! These lunch bowls are easy to make, low in calories, high in real food and sure to make your co-workers jealous.

 

Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad With Ginger Peanut Dressing

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Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing

Colourful and crunchy, this lunch packs loads of Thai flavour and can be prepared as a batch to last all week. At 260 calories it’s ideal for intermittent fasters who split their calories, or anyone who wants a light but filling and nutritious lunch.

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pork asparagus cauliflower rice bowl

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Pork Loin, Asparagus, and Cauliflower ‘Rice’ Bowl

This lunch is cunningly made mostly of leftovers from a roast dinner and can be easily packed for re-heating at work. Plenty of filling protein and vegetables perfect for a fasting day, at 374 calories you’ll have enough calories left for a light dinner.

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Honey Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

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Honey Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This simple, fresh and healthy salad looks as great as it tastes! Relatively low in carbohydrates, high in protein and healthy fats, this will keep you satisfied for just 300 calories.

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Vegetarian Rainbow Power Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

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Vegetarian Rainbow Power Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

We love the idea of these spiced, roasted chickpeas to add more texture and protein to this simple tossed ribbon salad. Without dressing this comes in at 262 calories.

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Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad With Roasted Asparagus

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Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad with Roasted Asparagus

We’ve saved the best for last. Chicken, bacon and avocado – what’s not to love?! ‘Mostly plants and protein’ is a typical faster’s mantra, and this fits the bill perfectly. One serving will set you back 356 calories, but is so worth it! Your office mates will be asking you for the recipe.

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