No one needs to be convinced that packing your own lunch is the best: It's cheap and it's healthy, which is essentially the holy grail of clean eating. The disadvantage, of course, is that it takes time. That's why we love these 8 meals you can make once and eat all week long.
This tasty combo of sweet potatoes, corn, bell peppers, black beans, and Mexican spices is perfect on top of lettuce or with half an avocado. Here's the full recipe from Making Thyme for Health.
Hearty soba noodles are just as satisfying as regular pasta—but they've got 83 fewer calories per cup. Pair them with high-protein edamame and colorful veggies for a gorgeous and delicious midday meal. Get the complete recipe from Noming Thru Life.
It takes a little time to roast garlic, but the sweet, mellow flavor you get at the end is totally worth it. Pair it with juicy tomatoes and high-protein lentils and you've got this filling lunch from blogger Wendy Polisi. Here's the recipe.
Slice up some protein and veggies, roll them in a few rice paper wrappers, and you're done. These fresh, crunchy, portable rolls from Cooks with Cocktails couldn't be easier. Here are the complete instructions.
Baked egg dishes (like this veggie-packed one from The Nutritionist Reviews) are perfect for a make-ahead lunch: Slice it up into individual portions and eat each one hot, cold, or at room temp. Here's the full recipe.
(Here's a great one sheet pan recipe that makes lunch for the whole week!)
This soup has 5 ingredients and it only takes 20 minutes. Bring individual portions to work and heat 'em up in the office microwave for a fiber- and protein-heavy lunch. Here's the full recipe from Gimme Some Oven.
The article 8 Healthy Lunches You Can Make One Big Batch Of And Eat All Week originally appeared on Prevention.