What do you do when you have eggs about to go bad? You boil them and make egg salad! And make enough to enjoy it all week! Today I’m sharing five healthy school and office lunch ideas with egg salad!
What’s great about this post is that you can make perfect, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs and use them up to make egg salad for the week. Fresh eggs are not for boiling! Yep, that’s right. The best time to boil eggs is when you think they are going bad.
Making 5 different lunches with minimal ingredients that offer enough variety is quite simple. Check out this video for the inspiration.
For more meal ideas to help you add variety to your office and school lunches, head over to our meal plans page.
The 5 ideas to use Egg Salad include:
Use your favorite bread for this sandwich, add some lettuce on each side of the bread, this helps to keep your bread from getting soggy in the lunchbox, and top with two or three scoops of egg salad. If you love bacon like my kids do, adding two slices of bacon makes this sandwich the lunch version of bacon and eggs.
These celery logs are a fun crunchy way to eat egg salad. You can make these as a full lunch or even as a snack after school. Fill some celery sticks with egg salad and place a few sliced olives on top! It’s that simple. Add some fruit and extra veggies on the side and another lunch is complete.
This Avocado Stuffed with Egg Salad is one of my husband’s favorite lunches to bring to the office. It is full of protein and healthy fats, which help hold him over through the day. The best part, you can change this one idea up as well, just change the toppings, a little creole seasoning, tomatoes, olives or even some crumbled bacon.
A lighter version of the above avocado stuffed with egg salad. This is a delicious way to eat egg salad, and for those bigger appetites, you might want to make two.
My kids love hand-held foods in their lunchbox and this wrap is a simple way to get my kids to eat more veggies and protein in their school lunch. Use your favorite tortilla and chopped veggies, scoop in some egg salad and you have a delicious and filling meal for lunch.
Instead of trying to send turkey today, tuna tomorrow and ending the week with PB & J because we get lazy, try using one lunch staple a week and use these great tips!
What would your kids love to eat every day for lunch?
If you love hummus as much as I do or have a tub in your fridge that you need to use up, you are going to love these five healthy school and office lunch ideas with hummus!
Packing lunches for school or the office has never been easier! Using a single featured ingredient throughout the week is a great idea if you want to save money at the grocery and reduce wasted food at the end of the week. If you haven’t watched my other videos featuring one main ingredient and you like this one, then you will want to check them out! Here are 5 healthy lunches with turkey, 5 healthy lunches with chicken salad, and 5 healthy lunches with boiled eggs!
Check out how quick and easy these hummus filled lunchboxes are to make in this quick video. And by the way, if you are not subscribed to our YouTube channel, you should. A new recipe video comes out every single week! -and it’s free.
You’ll find simple recipes like these, along with a shopping list in our lunch plans, so make sure you grab a sample plan.
With these easy school and office lunch ideas, you’ll put your favorite hummus to use, since now you know that hummus is not just for dipping! Hummus is a great way to add flavor to many of your recipes going beyond eating it cold straight out of the tub. Using it as a spread or a salad dressing are two of my favorite ways to use hummus.
With today’s ideas, you’ll see how easy it is to pack to use hummus in a variety of ways, so the lunchbox never gets boring.
And if you are wondering about those lunchboxes, you can grab a set of them here.