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Spicy tuna & cottage cheese jacket

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(4 ratings)
For a low-fat energy lunch try a carbohydrate-heavy baked potato with a light and nutritious filling
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Chicken soba noodles

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(6 ratings)
Quick and easy to prepare, whether you're packing them up for work or grabbing a bite at home
15 minutes
Easy

Green club sandwich

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(6 ratings)
This healthy sandwich is packed full of goodness to keep you going until dinner
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Lunchbox snacks

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(11 ratings)
Keep hunger pangs at bay with these healthy, yummy lunchbox nibbles
30 minutes
Easy

Asian chicken salad

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(13 ratings)
This easy-to-prepare salad is filled with zingy flavours - the simplified version is great for kids' lunchboxes too
20 minutes
Easy

Storecupboard pasta salad

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(31 ratings)
This pasta salad makes a quick and healthy lunch, or is perfect prepared ahead for a picnic or lunchbox
5 minutes
Easy

Melon & crunchy bran pots

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(9 ratings)
Not just for breakfast, this healthy pot of yoghurt, fruit and seeds is a real mid-afternoon hunger booster and ready in 10 minutes
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

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(17 ratings)
Rosie Clewlow's vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to houmous and great with crudités in a lunchbox
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Cobb salad with buttermilk ranch dressing

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(1 ratings)
Get three of your five-a-day from this chicken and bacon salad, which can be adapted to use leftover turkey and is packed with protein and vitamins
15 minutes
Easy

Smoked salmon & avocado sushi

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(9 ratings)
Fancy making sushi at home? This simple recipe makes 32 healthy little bites, ideal for lunch or served as canapés
30 minutes
Easy

Prawn layered salad

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(4 ratings)
Solo suppers can still be a treat with this fast but flavour-packed recipe
25 minutes
Easy

Help-yourself tuna rice salad

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(46 ratings)
Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish
30 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Spicy couscous salad

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(9 ratings)
This can be made as a main-dish salad (great for lunchboxes) or as a side dish for roast lamb
10 minutes
Easy

Butternut squash salad

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(14 ratings)
Get a whopping 4 of your 5-a-day with this superhealthy salad, why not make extra for your lunchbox too
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Lunchbox mains

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(6 ratings)
Satisfying and nutritious lunchbox fillers which take minutes to make
30 minutes
Easy

Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

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(67 ratings)
This freezable soup is a delicious way to use up a glut of courgettes
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Indian chickpea & vegetable soup

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(41 ratings)
Healthy, flavour-packed and low-cost, this soup's ideal for taking to work for lunch
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy noodle soup

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(3 ratings)
This quick and easy soup is the perfect lunchtime meal for kids - satisfying and healthy too
25 minutes
Easy

Moroccan chickpea soup

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This low-fat soup is packed with storecupboard pulses, healthy grains and North African spice- use cumin, ras el hanout, ginger and cinnamon
35 minutes
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

Ham & beetroot salad bowl

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(11 ratings)
A great light lunchtime salad that uses everyday ingredients in a new and interesting way
15 minutes
Easy

Ready-to-go wraps

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(5 ratings)
Perfect for kids and easy enough for them to make themselves, these handy wraps are great for the car journey
20 minutes
Easy

Grilled vegetable bloomer

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Grilled vegetables in a crusty bloomer loaf makes weekend entertaining a breeze - try it for a picnic too
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Butter bean & tomato salad

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(13 ratings)
This quick and easy vegan French salad combines delicious flavours - perfect summer dish
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Summer crunch salad

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(6 ratings)
The crunchiness of green beans works particularly well in this salad
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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