5 SIMPLE lunches for the budget conscious and time poor

So, I have a REALLY bad habit of not preparing my lunch and then come lunch time, I stand and stare at the fridge wondering what on earth to eat and then, in the end, I have something really crappy. Do you do this?

If I go back to when I worked in the city, I remember spending SO MUCH money on buying lunch. The amount of money I could have saved and spent on lovely clothes is ridiculous. Sound familiar?

Anyway, I’ve come across these super easy lunch ideas from Sunny Queen Eggs that I wanted to share with you. Not only are they super simple to make, packed full of protein to keep you fuller for longer, they can be made beforehand. A couple are great for dinners too.

5 easy lunchbox meals

Oh yes, don’t forget these tips when cooking with egg:

  • Always sanitise benches and equipment to avoid cross-contamination between raw and cooked products.
  • Do not use cracked or dirty eggs.
  • Shell eggs, once cracked, should be fully cooked before consumption.
  • Always clean your hands thoroughly before and after handling egg and egg products.

If you’re an egg lover like me (sorry if you’re allergic), Sunny Queen has some more great recipes at www.sunnyqueen.com.au.

Keen to start going plastic free? Check out my rubbish free lunchbox ideas.

Eva Lewis (The Multitasking Woman)

Eva is the Editor and Owner of The Multitasking Woman. She always has her fingers in many different pies but wouldn't have it any other way. Eva is self-employed as a content writer, copywriter and social media manager and is a Mum to her seven-year-old son, two-year-old daughter, five chickens, Benny the dog and wife to Mr G. They all live happily, mid-renovation, in their little worker's cottage in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
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  1. February 15, 2016 / 7:24 am

    Those bacon & eggs tarts look good!!

  2. February 15, 2016 / 7:50 am

    I love eggs in sandwiches. Curried eggs and lettuce sandwiches are so yum.

  3. February 15, 2016 / 9:34 am

    They all look really good, but eggs and nuts are not allowed at my boys school, so these would be for at home only!

  4. February 15, 2016 / 9:56 am

    I spend hours staring in the fridge each week, trying to find something for my lunch! These ideas are great!

  5. February 15, 2016 / 6:26 pm

    I’m always looking for recipes to use eggs – our four chooks lay eggs every day and we often struggle to get through them all! Last week we had 26 eggs in the fridge – everyone had poached eggs for breakfast and I managed to bake a couple of cakes to use up six more eggs 🙂 I love the sound of the bacon and pumpkin fritters – yum!