15 Lunch Ideas for Your Baon

Skip the fast food line and pack your own baon instead!
by Melanie Santiago   |  Mar 12, 2016
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  1. Instant Noodle Cup
    No preservatives and tiny dried bits that taste bleh, this site describes the healthy options and easy method of storing and making your own instant noodle cup.

  2. Egg Fried Rice in a Mug
    If you have 5 minutes to spare, you can whip up this delicious fried rice dish using a microwave and have an awesome packed lunch. Put in spices or veggies and make your own rice bowl.

  3. Bacon Cheeseburger Wraps
    This may be a meat lover's dream but you can totally switch out the ingredients with more veggies to suit your liking.

  4. Peanut-Lime Chicken Lunch Bowl
    Don't get intimidated with a recipe that involves a little cooking, invest in some prep time and you can have a healthy and yummy lunch bowl like its straight out from a restaurant!

  5. Spaghetti Muffin
    All the goodness of spaghetti in easy-to-eat muffin portions!

  6. BLT Chicken Wrap
    The bacon, lettuce, tomato, and chicken combination give you a filling but light lunch. Perfect for busy school days and sports events.

  7. Cheeseburger Muffin
    Awesome to make and share with friends, this recipe involves pressing cheeseburger ingredients like ground beef, cheese and pickles into biscuit dough, or be inspired and use what you have in the kitchen!

  8. Chicken Noodle Soup
    With a leak-proof container, you can pack a savory soup for lunch. Make it ahead for a healthy alternative to fast food.

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  9. Chicken Club Quesadillas
    Put a twist to your regular chicken sandwich and swap it out for quesadillas instead. This recipe takes a step up on the taste scale but is still easy to prep.

  10. Pizza Rolls
    This site shows a homemade dough recipe for this meal, but if you’re not into that, use store bought pizza dough circles or tortillas instead. To make, simply layer your pizza ingredients and roll and cut into what looks like sushi slices.

  11. Salad in a Cup
    Make a salad-to-go and layer your fave veggies, meat, and egg in a reusable tumbler. This site offers a list of toppings you can mix and match.

  12. Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups
    Try this easy recipe for your next BYOB. It's as simple as rolling cheese and bread and heating it on a skillet. Perfect for cheese lovers!

  13. Mac and Cheese Muffins
    Like the spaghetti muffins on this list, you can enjoy a mac and cheese dish in the same fun muffin size.

  14. Taco Lettuce Wrap
    Make a healthy taco and replace the shell with a crisp lettuce leaf, easy to pack and make, this version might frequent your baon list.

  15. Chicken Onigiri
    Onigiri or Japanese rice ball is super easy to make! This recipes features yummy chicken and spicy mayo sauce but the filling options are endless.

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