Here is a nutritious Healthy Office Lunch Box for you which includes 5 Grain Greek Yogurt Fruit Parfait for your morning snack, Pasta in Roasted Carrot & Red Pepper Sauce for your lunch and Khakra for your evening snack to keep you energized and happy throughout the day at work.
Most of us end up carrying lots of food for lunch without any portion control and without much nutrition in it. We also and end up overeating because we get so hungry by lunch time as we do not snack in between our meals. We need to understand to break our meals and eat in portions and the importance of healthy snacks.
Reaching out for chips loaded with calories or deep fried snacks is easy and also they are readily available to us at stores and shops near our homes and work place. But what that does is just add empty calories in your diet without any nutritional benefits. Sedentary lifestyle and food lacking in nutrition lead to many health problems. Follow our Lunch box ideas to plan your lunch box meals and snacks to lead a healthier and fulfilled life.
For Mid Morning Snack:
Here, we have a tasty and nutritious 5 Grain Greek Yogurt Fruit Parfait filled with the goodness of wheat, rice, oats, ragi and honey adding to the fiber. Fruits give you extra nutrition. you can make this parfait with any seasonal fruits. Its best to use seasonal fruits and vegetables as they are picked at the right time and hence have more nutrition in them. The NutriChoice 5 grain Digestive are packed with the goodness of wheat, corn, rice, oats, ragi and honey adding to the fibre and giving a surplus dose of energy to this morning snack.
Here, we have packed a Pasta in Roasted Carrot & Red Pepper Sauce which is a delicious creamy pasta loaded with nutrients. Another dish which is eat to make. You can add more vegetables in the dish to pack more nutrition.
For Evening Snack:
Here, we have Methi Khakhra. a crispy snack made from whole wheat flour and is great to be packed for a snack for your office or a picnic or a trip. Methi Khakhra go well with any dip. They also taste great on its own.
So go ahead and pack our healthy, easy to make lunch box for your ext office lunch.
This easy to make Pasta in Roasted Carrot & Red Pepper is a great dish to be packed in your and yours as well as kids lunch box. The carrots and red peppers are roasted and then ground together makes a great base for a pasta sauce. We have packed it with some pan roasted zucchini to it some extra crunch and nutrition.
You can cook the pasta the previous night and keep them in a airtight container in the fridge. The sauce can also be prepared the previous night and kept in airtight container. All you need to do then is cook the pasta along with the sauce in the morning. While packing pasta make sure that the pasta has some extra sauce and liquid as pasta tends to dry up over time.
Try our other pasta recipes that you can pack into your lunch box:
- Penne Pasta Recipe in Spinach Basil Pesto Sauce
- Baked Pasta Recipe with Paneer and Spinach
- Spring Vegetables Tagliatelle Pasta in Mustard Lemon Basil Sauce
5 Grain Greek Yogurt Fruit Parfait can easily be the quickest and healthiest snack that you can make and pack.5 Grain Greek Yogurt Fruit Parfait can be made ahead of time and keeps good refrigerated for 2-3 days. Grab and take them to your work or have then for breakfast.
The nutri choice 5 grain digestive are packed with the goodness of wheat, corn, rice, oats, ragi and honey adding to the fiber and giving a surplus dose of energy to the parfait.
Try our other fruit parfait recipes:
- Dahi Chivda Recipe (Fruit,Yogurt & Flattened Rice Breakfast Parfait)
- 8 Ingredient Sugar Free Granola Parfait Recipe
- Oats, Mango and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait
Methi Khakhra Recipe is a great snack made with whole wheat flour and fresh methi leaves. Methi leaves add fiber in the dish and is also loaded with nutrients. A little time consuming to make these khakhras can be made over the weekend and they keep good for up to a week in an airtight container.
Try our other Indian snacks that you can pack for your evening snack:
- Mithi Mathri Recipe (Crispy Fried Sweet Fritters)
- Gujarati Khaman Dhokla Recipe - Savory Steamed Lentil Cakes
- Khatta Meetha Pudla Recipe - Gujarati Style Sweet & Savoury Pancake