In a world where food delivery apps put junk food at your fingertips, it can be quite difficult to force yourself to eat healthy. While some people follow fitness bloggers for motivation, others rely on meal prepping to ensure they always have a healthy snack on hand when hunger strikes. But what options do you have when you’re at work?
If you’ve been a perpetual eater, perhaps you can take advantage of the ancient Japanese tradition of storing your lunch or dinner in bento boxes. For those looking to eat vegan meals, check out some fun bento box meal recipes for your office lunch.
- A Vegan Tamagoyaki box with a cauliflower pickle
Although tamagoyaki is traditionally an omelet wrapped in layered eggs, this Japanese dish can be completely vegan. You can use this vegan Tamagoyaki recipe paired with a quick prepared purple cauliflower pickle. The dish is not only healthy, but aids digestion and will be a treat for your taste buds. Looked-
- Mini Protein Pancake Bento
While many people packing bento boxes focus on getting a fancy box, this is not a prerequisite as you can pack such lunch in any lunch box that has a few compartments. The smaller compartments are suitable for those trying to eat healthy as they allow you to better control the portion sizes of the food you eat. This recipe is for soy-laced tofu that’s cooked in an air fryer, but you can also bake it in the oven or sauté it in a pan if you don’t have the appliances. Mini protein pancakes guarantee you a tasty bite that is also your daily dose of health.
- Bowl of Vegan Pasta Bolognese and Soba Noodles
If you’re looking for variety in your office lunch, these recipes will have you covered because we’ve got 4 delicious meals for you. From vegan pasta bolognese for those who love Italian cuisine to protein-packed lentil and quinoa salad, the dishes are suitable for all types of foodies. In fact, the soba noodle bowl is especially popular when served with barbecue tempeh. But if you want to go back to basics with a home-style comfort dish, then red lentil daal is for you.
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