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Lunch ideas

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Whether you're following a special diet, or want some lunchbox inspiration, we've got plenty of tasty lunch ideas.


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  • single portion of Japanese Okonomiyaki


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    Try this Japanese savoury pancake, made with cabbage and chunks of pork belly. It's a great way to use up leftovers

  • Vegan banh mi with dipping sauce

    Vegan lunch

    Get inspired with BBC Good Food's best ever vegan lunch recipes, from office-friendly salads, wraps and soups to satisfying meat-free falafel burgers.

  • Vegetarian lunch

    Vegetarian lunch

    Simple, vibrant veggie lunch recipes that will keep you full until dinner. Tuck into soups, salads, wraps and more delicious veg-packed dishes.

  • Hummus Bowl

    Healthy lunch

    From vibrant salads and hearty soups, to veg-packed wraps, we've got plenty of healthy lunch ideas to keep your midday meal on the right track.

  • Slow roast chicken and potatoes in a baking dish

    Sunday lunch

    Sit down to a comforting Sunday lunch, complete with all the trimmings. Choose from roast chicken, beef and pork belly, plus meat-free options, fish and spicy alternatives.

  • Chicken, butter bean and tomato salad in a green lunchbox

    Healthy packed lunch

    Forget soggy sandwiches and let our healthy recipes inspire you to make tastier packed lunches. From salads to soups, you'll be looking forward to lunchtime.

  • Salmon and noodle salad in a bowl with chopsticks

    High protein lunch

    Try our healthy, protein-packed lunch ideas from soups and salads to burgers and omelettes, including chicken, fish, meat and vegetarian options.

  • Low-GI lunch

    Low-GI lunch

    Eat something slow-burning and balanced at lunch.

  • Grilled nectarine & burrata salad on a plate

    Gluten-free lunch

    Check out these specially selected midday treats for a no-gluten diet, from vibrant halloumi hash to salsa verde baked eggs and Vietnamese prawn salad.

  • Low-salt lunch

    Low-salt lunch

    Midday soups, salads and sandwiches that are low in salt but full of flavour.

  • Salad wraps and fruit in blue lunchboxes


    Pack yourself a lunch box to look forward to - use up leftovers from the night before, simmer up some soup, or whip up a quick salad before work

  • Pesto pasta salad in lunchbox

    Pasta salad

    Pasta needn't be served hot. Try one of our tasty ideas for lunches, picnics and sides.

  • Bowl of chicken Caesar salad with croutons and cutlery

    Chicken salad

    Serve up a bright plate of goodness with our fuss-free chicken salad recipes, including chicken caesar, satay chicken and warm chicken salads.

  • Asparagus & new potato frittata


    This baked egg dish, similar to omelette, works served both hot and cold and with a vast array of fillings.

  • Pasta salad in different shaped colourful lunchbox

    Kids' lunchbox

    Pack the little ones off with healthy bites and a few special treats to keep them alert and full all day. From pasta salads to chicken wraps and fruit skewers, there's plenty to get excited about.

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