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    Posted on Jan 19, 2015

    15 Easy And Portable Office Lunches

    Just add water.

    1. Homemade Chicken and Vegetable Pot Noodle

    kitchensanctuary.com

    So much better than a sandwich.

    Get the recipe here.

    2. Prepare Ahead Pho Jar

    minute-meal.com

    Prepare ahead, devour at lunchtime.

    Get the recipe here.

    3. Kelp Pot Noodle

    Hemsley & Hemsley hemsleyandhemsley.com / Via deliciouslyella.com

    This recipe from Hemsley & Hemsley is super-fresh, and guaranteed healthy.

    Get the recipe here.

    4. Gluten Free Instant Noodle Cups

    glutenfreeonashoestring.com

    What could be quicker and easier than just boiling the kettle?

    Get the recipe here.

    5. Shitake Rice Noodle Soup

    dishesfrommykitchen.com

    Crunchy and ever-so-good for you.

    Get the recipe here.

    6. Thai Coconut Curry With Shrimp Instant Noodles

    seriouseats.com

    Bursting with flavour.

    Get the recipe here.

    7. Chickpea Kettle Soup

    thestonesoup.com

    Crunchy veg and wholesome chickpeas make this lunch a treat.

    Get the recipe here.

    8. Fancy Ramen Noodles

    abeautifulmess.com

    Bring in a hard-boiled egg from home, along with some sliced veg, to take your lunchtime instant ramen to the next level.

    Get the recipe here.

    9. Instant Malaysian Noodles

    jewelpie.com

    These punchy noodles are so much better than a sandwich.

    Get the recipe here.

    10. Instant Poha

    yummilyyours.com

    Why not go for an Indian twist?

    Get the recipe here.

    11. DIY Pot Noodles

    therecipeclub.net

    This Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe is easy as pie.

    Get the recipe here.

    12. Chicken and Dill DIY Noodles

    imgur.com / Via seriouseats.com

    Proving that noodles don't always have to be paired with tofu.

    Get the recipe here.

    13. Springtime Miso Soup

    acozykitchen.com

    This soup isn't designed for a jar, but can easily be adapted. Just make up the paste, and prepare the other ingredients as normal. Layer in a jar, and add hot water to make up the broth.

    Get the recipe here.

    14. Asian Mixed Mushroom, Kale & Soba Noodle Soup

    84thand3rd.com

    This meal works on the principle of dissolving a paste, so is easy to adapt for a mason jar lunch (as above).

    Get the recipe here.

    15. Miso and Soba Noodle Soup with Roasted Sriracha Tofu and Shiitake Mushrooms

    bojongourmet.com

    Again, just break this down as above. You're a pro!

    Get the recipe here.

    If you're keen to experiment, this Mumsnet thread is quite helpful.

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