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Do you love Lunchables as much as I do? They are so convenient and easy to eat, not to mention delicious! But sometimes it’s hard to find new recipes that will keep things interesting. Well, don’t worry, because I’ve got you covered! In this blog post, I will share some of my favorite adult Lunchables recipes with you. So whether you’re looking for something new to try or just want some meal prep inspiration for lunch, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. Enjoy!
How do you make a grown up Lunchable?
When it comes to adult lunchables, there are endless possibilities. To create your own meal prep lunchables, simply pick one item from each column above in the infographic.
Protein: Hard boiled eggs, deli turkey, diced chicken, tofu salad, nuts, peanut butter
Vegetables: Cucumber slices, carrot sticks, celery sticks, cherry tomatoes
Fruits: Grapes, berries, oranges, dried fruit
Carbohydrates: Crackers, Melba toast, pretzels, pita bread
Dairy: Cheese slices, coconut milk yogurt, cottage cheese
With so many delicious options to choose from, you can mix and match to create the perfect grown up lunchables for your taste buds. So get creative and enjoy!
5 Additional adult lunchable ideas
Using foods from different groups, we can make innumerable healthy lunchables. Check out these 5 fun fancy lunchables combinations:
- The Classic: Turkey ham slices + Cheddar cheese cubes + Whole grain crackers + Sliced apples + Baby carrots + Hummus
- Southwest Lunch Box: Chicken breast strips + Pepper jack cheese slices + Whole grain tortilla chips + Cherry tomatoes + Guacamole + Lemon wedges
- The Vegetarian: Mixed nuts + Quinoa crackers + Celery sticks + Mini bell peppers + Carrot sticks + Strawberries + Yogurt dip
- Il Italiano: Prosciutto + Mozzarella cheese sticks + Garlic bagel bites + Marinated olives + Cherry tomatoes + Grapes + Balsamic dressing
- The Grecian Goddess: Roasted chickpeas + Feta cheese + Cucumber slices + Pita chips + Grapes + Tzatziki
Can adults eat lunchables?
If you’re like most adults, your lunch options might include a sandwich, a salad, or leftovers. But what if there was a more fun and adult way to enjoy your lunch? Enter the adult lunchable, or bento box lunch.
Adult lunchables are essentially grown-up versions of the classic lunchable. Instead of processed meats and cheeses, adult lunchables might include bite sized pieces of fruit, roasted veggies, quinoa salads, or gourmet meats and cheeses.
And instead of boring ham and cheese combos, adult lunchables might include zesty yogurt dips or crunchy veggie sticks. Basically, adult lunchables are the perfect way to enjoy a delicious and satisfying lunch – without having to spend hours in the kitchen!
So if you’re looking for a new and exciting way to enjoy your midday meal, why not try an adult lunchable? You’ll be glad you did!
Are lunchables healthy for adults?
Adult lunchables, are a popular way to pack a nutritious and satisfying meal. They typically include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and protein-rich foods, such as grilled chicken, roasted vegetables, and quinoa salad.
These healthy lunchables can be a great option for busy adults who want to enjoy a healthy and delicious lunch without having to cook. Adult lunchables can be a healthy and balanced meal if they are carefully planned and include nutrient-rich ingredients.
Can I meal prep adult lunchables?
Meal prepping your own adult lunchables can be a fun and easy way to make sure you have a healthy lunch to take with you to work or school. All you need is a bento box or some other type of container that will allow you to compartmentalize your food. You can make several boxes in advance for the perfect grab and go lunch.
Next, assemble your box. Start by adding a layer of protein in the bottom of the box. Then add a layer of carbs and top with your favorite vegetables. You can either pack everything separately and assemble your lunchbox at work, or assemble it at home and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to eat it.
If you’re packing everything separately, make sure to pack any sauces or dressings in small containers so they don’t get soggy. The same goes for fruits and vegetables that may go soggy easily (strawberries, cucumbers, any leafy greens).
How long can I store adult lunchables in the refigerator?
Adult lunchables (bento boxes) can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days. Make sure to pack softer ingredients in compartments away from crunchy ingredients in order to prevent any ingredients from getting soggy.
Adult lunchables are all the rage right now, and for good reason. They’re a fun, easy way to make your workday more interesting and they can be customized to include whatever you’re in the mood for. I hope you enjoyed these recipes for adult lunchables and will give them a try yourself!
Hi! I’m Melissa, Registered Dietitian and mother of two dragons. When I’m not talking nutrition you can find me rolling around the floor with my kids, sewing, crafting, cooking or missing the 90s (seriously, music just isn’t the same). Read More…