Today I start a temporary and part-time editor position at San Diego Magazine, filling in for one of the staffers who’s headed out on maternity leave. I’m all for the change of pace, but I’m less enthused about packing my lunch. Freelancing and working from home had allowed me to make lunches on the fly—whether it’s a just-mixed salad or freshly pressed panini. Now my meals have to be a little more portable, but I’m up for the challenge. After all, I’m a planner by nature.
I’ve rounded up six to-go lunch ideas, all of which are vegetarian, because that’s how I roll when I cook for myself:
Mason jar chickpea salad (via Cookie + Kate) Side note: I love these choose-your-own-adventure grain bowls that are filling without weighing me down into a post-lunch food coma. Bon Appetit has a fun quiz to find out which lunch bowl you are.
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