Lunch

10 workday lunch ideas that aren't salad

Be the envy of all your workmates with these work lunch ideas! We've brought together all our favourite recipes, from pesto pasta to prawn noodles, to make your lunchtimes extra exciting. And don't worry - there's not a salad in sight!

Food To Love|Aug 20, 2019

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  • Four ways with: hearty winter salads

    Harness the power, goodness and versatility of barley for a healthy, filling salad, perfect as an accompaniment to a winter roast. And the best part is, these salads are just as delicious as they are beautiful!

    Food|Aug 16, 2019

  • Prawn, kale and chickpea tabbouleh

    This prawn, kale and chickpea tabbouleh is such a simple way to power your body with nutrients. With the benefits of burghul, kale and prawns, as well as a zing from the lemon and herbs, this dish has everything you need.

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Aug 14, 2019

  • Winter greens with fried egg, anchovy and parmesan

    This colourful winter nourish bowl is packed with nutrients - especially thanks to all those beautiful greens. Top it with an egg and a couple of anchovies for extra protein and sprinkle with parmesan to serve!

    Nadia|Jul 30, 2019

  • How to make beeswax food wraps

    Looking for an achievable way to reduce plastics in the kitchen? Beeswax food wraps are a sustainable, reusable alternative to plastic food wrap. Made from non-toxic natural ingredients and cotton fabric, they are also super durable and fun to make. Sophie Gray runs us through her simple step-by-step process. So get your DIY hat on and be a busy bee!

    Food To Love|Jul 29, 2019

  • Magnificent mandarin recipes

    Mandarins seem to overflow from the fruit bowl in winter. Make the most of an abundance of this citrus fruit with these zingy and zesty recipes!

    Food To Love|Jul 17, 2019

  • Five-minute tuna, rice and quinoa

    Get dinner on the table in a heartbeat thanks to this five-minute tuna, rice and quinoa dish. Not only is it simple and scrumptious, but it also has all the nutrients needed for a well-balanced meal.

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Jul 17, 2019

  • Chinese noodle, tofu and vegetable soup

    This Chinese-style soup is perfect if you’re looking for a quick and easy meat-free meal. Filled with the hearty goodness of tofu, vegetables and noodles, it's a nourishing winter recipe.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 10, 2019

  • Butter chicken meatball skewers

    A unique spin on everyone's favourite takeaway dish, these butter chicken meatball skewers are always scrumptious. Wrap with naan and serve with salad and deliciously creamy butter chicken sauce for a simple and wholesome meal.

    Food|Jul 01, 2019

  • Fish and leek pie with caper parsley peas

    This is a big family-style pie, but it can easily be pared back to suit one or two. It's a scrumptious way to add some fish to your weekly menu, and the pairing with caper parsley peas makes a well-rounded meal.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jun 17, 2019

  • Pea, ham and sour cream spirals

    This no-fuss pasta is a hit with kids and can be whipped up super-quick using a handful of common ingredients in just three easy-peasy steps – just cook the pasta and peas, stir it all together and eat!

    Nadia|May 26, 2019

  • Warm pork fillet salad with seared pears and blue cheese

    This incredible salad is so simple to make but looks and tastes gourmet! From prosciutto-wrapped pork fillets to the divine blue cheese and caramelised pear topping, this dish is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

    Nadia|May 26, 2019