5 Bistro Box Lunch Ideas
Packing lunches doesn’t need to be complicated, especially when you can make bistro boxes! By keeping things simple, the right combination of protein, healthy fats, veggies and/or fruit can help to create a well-balanced meal that you can whip together in next to no time at all. Plus, the right ingredients can really help to cut down on prep time and often require no cooking at all. Not only are bistro box lunches simple to prepare but they store incredibly well in the fridge and are great for adults and kids alike. So here are 5 bistro box lunch ideas you can pull together in a pinch for a week’s worth of healthy lunches.
1. Smoked Salmon Bistro Box
Smoked Salmon + Goat Cheese + Rice Crackers + Asparagus
If you’re a fan of a smoked salmon bagel, this is the bistro box for you! Paired with creamy goat cheese and simple rice crackers, this recipe is naturally gluten-free, high in protein and rich in natural fats.
2. Chicken & Hummus Bistro Box
Chicken + Hummus + Carrots + Avocado + Cherry Tomatoes
This bistro box is chock full of protein and healthy fats to ensure you are satiated and energized for your afternoon. You can use leftover chicken or grab some good quality deli meat at your local butcher or grocery store.
3. Ploughman’s Bistro Box
Boiled Eggs + Cheese + Almonds + Apple + Bell Pepper
A similar version of the global coffee chain’s, this bistro box is incredibly quick and easy to prepare. Simply hard boil a batch of eggs on the weekend and you’ll be able to whip together lunches in no time.
4. Antipasto Bistro Box
Prosciutto + Spring Mix + Mixed Olives + Raspberries
An antipasto platter is a classic Italian appetizer typically consisting of olives, cheeses, and meats, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be used for lunch! This bistro box combination can help satisfy both your sweet and salty tooth at the same time.
5. Mezze Bistro Box
Feta + Olives + Carrots + Bell Peppers + Cucumbers + Artichokes Hearts
This Mediterranean inspired bistro box is a great option for vegetarians and is quick and easy to prepare. Feel free to mix it up with a variety of different vegetables or an extra dollop of hummus for added plant-based protein.
NOTE: These bistro box lunch ideas are packed in my favourite containers from DALCINI Stainless.