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The Most Mouth-Watering BYO Lunch Ideas Ever

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Returning to the office this week has us all optimistic about things like riding to work (instead of driving) and making a nice lunch everyday (instead of spending $15 on takeaway).

Join us on the lunchbox bandwagon (!) with these Pinterest-worthy lunch ideas, from our recipe archives!

 

10th January, 2018

With only a little bit of night before prep, Lisa Marie Corso’s chicken cotoletta (ie. Italian schnitzel!) sandwich is a favourite failsafe lunch option! Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

Chicken schnitzel with raw veg and potato chips! by Michelle Schoeps of Love & Bones Broth. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

Cassie Lucas of Firecracker Events’ ‘Ladies Lunchbox‘ – hot smoked salmon and goats cheese open sandwich. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

Cassie from Firecracker Events’ gluten, dairy and meat-free ‘Free Fairing Friend’ lunchbox. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

Kate Berry’s (aka ‘Lunch Lady)’s Chocnana pops! Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

The Middle-Eastern inspired ‘Flavour Punch Lunch‘ via Cassie Lucas of Firecracker Events. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins.

The Middle-Eastern inspired ‘Flavour Punch Lunch‘ via Cassie Lucas of Firecracker Events. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins.

Zesty pork tacos using leftover slow cooked pork by  Michelle Schoeps of Love & Bones Broth. Pics by Eve Wilson, styling by Lucy Feagins & Nat Turnbull.

The Ploughman’s Lunch – pastrami, pickle and sweet potato – by Cassie Lucas!

Cassie from Firecracker Events’ gluten, dairy and meat-free ‘Free Fairing Friend’ lunchbox. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Lucy Feagins, styling assistant – Nat Turnbull.

Ricotta bruschetta two ways, by Lisa Marie Corso.

Lucy Feagins
Wednesday 10th January 2018

It’s now been a year without LMC (Lisa Marie Corso, duh) and, among oodles of other things, we dearly miss her endless food-spiration! Suss Lisa’s lunch ideas below… and you, too, can go to work every day with an extravagant homemade lunch, and eat it by 11.30am!

Chicken cotoletta (schnitzel) sandwich

Ricotta bruschetta two ways

Roast cauliflower salad

You can always count on a caterer to make inspired meals look effortless… did you catch our lunchbox series with our go-to caterer, Cassie Lucas of Firecracker Event?

Gluten, dairy and meat-free ‘Free Fairing Friend’ Lunchbox

Smoked salmon and goats cheese ‘Ladies Lunchbox’

Middle Eastern inspired ‘Flavour Punch Lunch’

Pastrami, pickle and sweet potato ‘Ploughman’s Lunch’

We often return to this inspired recipe series by Michelle Schoeps of Love & Bones Broth. In fact, this series was originally designed to inspire family weeknight dinners, but… why not double up with something that works for dinner then tomorrow’s lunch (winning!) like…

Zesty pork tacos using leftover slow cooked pork

or

Chicken Schnitzel with Raw Veg and Potato Chips

AND, don’t forget to throw in a couple of tasty, sweet treats too.. Like these choc-banana pops (who knew frozen fruit could actually taste just like ice cream – no, really!).

Kate Berry’s Chocnana Pops

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