Modern New Zealand

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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