5 lunch box meals [healthy lunch ideas]

5 lunch box meals [healthy lunch ideas]

Ankita RaichaudhuriJanuary 04, 2021

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A lunch box has been saving our lives with healthy meals and snacks since childhood. Whenever hunger strikes, our tiffin box is here to rescue us. A healthy lunch box is all that is desired by every working professional these days. Using healthy snacks like protein bars, granola bars, baked chips, and immunity balls are a step towards wellness and a healthy lifestyle. 

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A healthy diet is as essential as your work out sessions. Be it Yoga, Zumba, gym, or Pilates, they work only when you start focusing on your eating habits and regulate them. We have 5 healthy lunch box meals, which are easy to cook and serve in our Lunch Box with Bag 

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While you might be thinking about spillage or carrying your lunch boxes, we’ve got you covered with our Lunch Box with Bag- easy to serve in and super simple to carry along. The lunch box set comes with two spillage proof containers, along with an insulated bag and a cutlery set that includes a pair of chopsticks and a spoon.  

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The two boxes come in a rectangular and a circular shape with colorful polka dots prints on the outside. The rectangular box has two compartments- perfect for storing two different types of meals in one box.  

NestipWhen not in use, the lunch box set can also be used for serving. The polka dots make the containers look ideal for being used on your dining table. The cutlery can also be used independently. However, you can also browse for more Cutlery and Bowls in our Kitchen and Dining section.  

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The set also comes with an insulated bag which keeps the food warm for a long time. The insulation makes the set an ideal product for working professionals as  well as kids. The handle on the lunch box bag is perfect for carrying the boxes easily.   

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Follow on to find out 5 super simple yet healthy and tasty lunch box meal ideas clubbed with The Whole Truth snacks and bars for a healthy and tasty tiffin box experience. These healthy lunch box meals are perfect for kids as well as adults. So, get your aprons on and surprise your little ones, your loved ones, or yourself, with some healthy meal boxes and let the weekend be a surprise. 

Salad, Fruits and, Vermicelli 

lunch boxReset your gut health and kick start your week with fruits and vegetables salad which is easily servable in our Lunch Box containers. Use the bigger box for segregating your fruits and vegetables easily. Place your lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber slices, and olives on one side, and your grapes, apple slices, oranges, and kiwi slices in the other compartment. You could also take your healthy meal game a notch higher by adding mixed seeds like pumpkin seeds, watermelon seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds and a handful of nuts too. 

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Take the circular container and serve some vermicelli noodles cooked along with vegetables like beans, diced carrots, diced potatoes, and any other vegetables that you like. These can also be clubbed with protein bars which will easily fit with the boxes inside the bag. The Cutlery will come handy while eating things like vermicelli, rice, poha, or other such grainy dishes.  

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NestipYou can also buy our containers and bag separately. Our Oven Safe Ceramic Container Box Set of 3, includes three similar containers. The tiffin bag is also independently available. The products are perfect for a healthy and wholesome lunch box meal.  

Sandwich, Chips, and Fruits 

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Serve your favorite fruits like apples, oranges, strawberries, kiwi, and, grapes in the circular container. The airtight lid will keep them fresh and crunchy for a long time. Go easy on yourself and fill the rectangular container with vegetable sandwiches on one side and the other can side can be used to pack chips and boiled eggs. Use whole wheat bread, multigrain bread, or a garlic bread to make your sandwiches.  

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These sandwiches can be filled with your favorite toppings like lettuce, eggs, tomato slices, cucumber slices, cheese slices, olives, and a lot more. You could also make it a double-decker sandwich by putting vegetables in one layer and your favorite sauces like thousand islands, ranch, southwest, red chili, barbecue sauce, or just your regular ketchup and mustard. 

Pair this healthy lunch box with mini protein bars and complete your healthy meal with some nutrition and wholesomeness.   

Mini Idlis, Coconut Chutney, and Sambar 

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How about carrying your favorite South Indian delicacies to work? With the amount of carbs increasing as the weekend comes closer, your concern about the Sambar or Chutney spilling should decrease- we've got you back! The circular containers are airtight and come along with an anti-spillage lid. They are leak-proof and are ideal for serving liquid or semi-liquid dishes like sambar and chutney.  

sambar idli

One part of the rectangular container can be filled with mini Idlis. And the other half can be used to serve the coconut chutney. Enjoy your favorite South-Indian food and don’t even worry about it getting cold because our insulated tiffin bag is ideal for keeping your food warm for hours. 

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For Sambar, use the circular container and enjoy your perfect meal at work sending it to your young ones at school. Use the spoons to avoid any mess while having your tiny Idlis. These mini Idlis can also be replaced with mini Dosas or mini Uttapams. The container is also apt for serving dishes like Upma or Poha- the spoon comes along for a perfect lunchbox meal experience. 

The tiffin box bag is ideally sized for you to carry a protein bar along with your tasty, healthy, and wholesome meal. These bars are available in a wide range of flavors to choose from. Pick your favorite ones and add some more nutrition to your healthy lunch box meals.  

Tacos(Theplas), Paneer, salad, and sprouts 

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When the weekend is just around the corner, experiment with your lunch boxes, and make everyone happy. Make a few Theplas- add turmeric, salt, chili powder, asafetida, and curd to whole wheat flour. Make a soft dough and start rolling flatbreads. Cook them with brushed oil on a pan or tawa.  

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Once the Theplas are done, get your scrambled Paneer ready by cooking the scrambles paneer with your favorite vegetables and spices. Let it cool down. 

Grate some carrot and beetroot- to be used as a salad along with the tacos. Also get your sweet and spicy Chutneys ready before you start assembling.  

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Finally, take the rectangular box and start assembling your tacos. Take a Thepla, apply the Chutney of your choice-sweet or spicy, and then start filling your Theplas with scrambled Paneer. Fold the Thepla in the shape of a taco and enjoy your healthy lunch box.  

Fill the other side of the box with shredded carrots and beetroot- these will taste amazing with the tacos and will add a lot of nutrition to your healthy meal.  

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Take the circular container and fill it with sprouts. Make them delicious and nutritious by adding diced onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, and a dash of lime juice. These are very rich in protein and are one of the best possible options for people who want to focus on eating healthy snacks.  

NestipYou can also replace the stuffing of the tacos with the ones that you like. There are endless options of spiced mashed potatoes, kidney beans, shredded chicken, scrambled eggs, or stir-fried vegetables. Cook your favorite ones and stuff them in your tacos. You can also serve it along with the salad of your choice. Choose from a wide range of vegetables like tomatoes, capsicum, cucumber, or any other vegetable that you like. Instead of shredding them, you can dice them and serve it along with a dash of lime juice.  

Samosa, popcorns, and immunity balls 

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When your heart craves for some yummy samosas, instead of deep frying them try baking them or cooking them in an air fryer for your delicious Friday meal. With the reduced amount of oil used in these alternative methods of cooking, you can enjoy your samosas without worrying much. 

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Pack them in the container on one side and serve your favorite flavored popcorns to complement the samosas. Salted caramel popcorns or butter popcorns would taste amazing along.  

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Serve some immunity balls in the circular container to wrap up your healthy tiffin box time with some goodness of dates, spices, mixed seeds and nuts. These can also be eaten as bite-sized snacks while you work. Munch on these healthy bites after your lunch and amp up your nutrition game. 

NestipThe Whole Truth has two variants of their immunity balls- anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory immunity balls. These balls have the goodness of some super-potent ingredients like dates, matcha green tea, mixed seeds, black pepper, turmeric, ginger, and a lot more. You can also let us know about how you’ve been amping up your immunity game- we'd love to know about more immunity boosting ingredients in the comment section.  

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Weekends are meant for cheat meals, agree? As the weekend proceeds, order some pizza, and let your taste buds have a good time. But don't forget to add some extra time to your work out.

As you start experimenting with your cooking skills and the Lunch Box with Bag set, don’t forget to make it healthy and wholesome for your loved ones. Lunch boxes are as much filled with love, as they are with food. So, go ahead and pack your lunch boxes without worrying about any leakage or spillage. The hot food due to the insulated bag, is another reason to enjoy your meals in the tiffin box. 

lunch box and bagImagine going for a picnic and no food getting wasted because it was hot until served. Sounds amazing, right? This is just one of the many places where you could enjoy the benefits of this lunch box. One of the best characteristics of the lunch box is that it can be used for both formal and recreational purposes. It will look as stunning at your office desk, as on your dining table or your sunny picnic day.

dessert standYou can also bake muffins if you're planning a picnic. Cook them using whole wheat flour and replace sugar with honey. Pack them along and serve them on the dessert stand. Our dessert stand can be easily assembled when it is required to be used. Carry the dessert stand along and assemble it to serve your favorite muffins. Keep your food hot and fresh in our Lunch Box with Bag, till you enjoy your muffins. 

View a step by step setup of lunch box meals for all 5 days of the week in the video below:

Here's hoping that we were able to give you some healthy, wholesome, and nutritious ideas for your lunch box meals. Let us know about your favorite lunch box meal ideas in the comment section below. Make them healthy and nutritious. 

Stay safe and eat fresh!

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