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Need make-ahead lunch ideas for a college student

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Need make-ahead lunch ideas for a college student

ForeverBirds | Mar 22, 2013 02:50 PM

So I want to start carrying stuff that isn't prepackaged junk for lunch (or worse, succumbing to the temptation of the fast foods in the cafeteria), but I'm drawing a blank. I'm working on a limited budget (think broke college-kid budget), so that narrows it down a bit.

I'm trying to think of things I can cook/prep on Sunday night and then grab and go. Such as baking a whole bunch of chicken tenders to chop up for a salad topping, a sandwich, mix in with rice, etc.

So, any ideas? Especially when it comes to produce- I can't think of many ways to work veggies in there besides chopping fresh veggies to carry or carrying a chef salad, both of which would get old very quickly. Help please?!

Also, I have only the basics at home- stove, oven, microwave, Crock pot, pots and pans. No fancy steamers, blenders, etc. I do have a microwave at school I can use so foods that lend themselves to being reheated well are fine :)

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