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Can anyone share ideas for nutritious grab-and-go, easy-to-eat breakfasts and lunches? This has been one of my biggest challenges this for my health since starting my new job a year ago. I work at a high school, have to leave home early, and then do not have any scheduled breaks (not even a lunch break) until 3:30. I have to eat at my work table, most days eating while working with students. I cannot use microwave or fridge. I am generally taking something like high protein yogurt or cottage cheese, with fruit and nuts I can stir in. I have also just taken slices of deli meat and cheese.

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Sheryl D
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Can anyone share ideas for nutritious grab-and-go, easy-to-eat breakfasts and lunches? This has been one of my biggest challenges this for my health since starting my new job a year ago. I work at a high school, have to leave home early, and then do not have any scheduled breaks (not even a lunch break) until 3:30. I have to eat at my work table, most days eating while working with students. I cannot use microwave or fridge. I am generally taking something like high protein yogurt or cottage cheese, with fruit and nuts I can stir in. I have also just taken slices of deli meat and cheese.

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Cathy S I am now retired, but when I was working my morning was good protein shake. However be aware when buying a protein product to check the sugar content, some have a large amount of sugar. taking some cheese and deli meats is also good and your yogurt and cottage cheese is also good. I also had a lunch bag that I could put a small ice container(block) to keep item fresh and cold. I hope that helps. I think you are on the right track.
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Sheryl D thank you Cathy!
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Mighty M I would move away from deli meat as it is processed and high in sodium. I feel better having weaned myself off deli/processed foods. I now cook chicken breast in bulk with different seasoning and cube them up for use in sandwich, salad, taco, chicken salad with fruit/nuts
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Pam S If you go to the recipes link, you should be able to find the recipe for Keto Egg Muffins. The recipe makes 12 of them, which will cover you for 6 days (you may have to freeze some). You can substitute the grated sweet potato & bacon for any veggie and meat. I made some yesterday, and used sautéed mushrooms and Canadian bacon. Hint: I use parchment paper muffin liners, because eggs are hard to get out of the muffin tin.
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Cathy S Pam, sounds good fixed your way!
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Pam S Cathy, those are my favorite choices. I've also used shredded zucchini and sautéed asparagus for veggies, and have used bacon, Canadian bacon, and cooked Jimmy Dean bulk sausage for meats. There are so many options!
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Angela C Hey Sheryl! Thank you for sharing this and we're all happy to help! For breakfast you can try parfaits and for lunch you can try salads. If you would like to keep your food cold, I suggest buying ISOBRICKS. These are ice packs that you can put in your lunch box that keep your food cold up to 12-16 hours. If you want to heat up your food while your in your class, i suggest buying a hot logic. It's a mini food warmer that can heat up your food while you are working. Depending on the food it can take anywhete from 5-30 minutes. I hope this helps!
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