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15 Easy And Portable Office Lunches

Just add water.

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1. Homemade Chicken and Vegetable Pot Noodle

So much better than a sandwich.Get the recipe here.
kitchensanctuary.com

So much better than a sandwich.

Get the recipe here.

2. Prepare Ahead Pho Jar

Prepare ahead, devour at lunchtime.Get the recipe here.
minute-meal.com

Prepare ahead, devour at lunchtime.

Get the recipe here.

3. Kelp Pot Noodle

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

What could be quicker and easier than just boiling the kettle? Get the recipe here.
glutenfreeonashoestring.com

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

Get the recipe here.

5. Shitake Rice Noodle Soup

Crunchy and ever-so-good for you.Get the recipe here.
dishesfrommykitchen.com

Crunchy and ever-so-good for you.

Get the recipe here.

6. Thai Coconut Curry With Shrimp Instant Noodles

Bursting with flavour.Get the recipe here.
seriouseats.com

Bursting with flavour.

Get the recipe here.

7. Chickpea Kettle Soup

Crunchy veg and wholesome chickpeas make this lunch a treat.Get the recipe here.
thestonesoup.com

Crunchy veg and wholesome chickpeas make this lunch a treat.

Get the recipe here.

8. Fancy Ramen Noodles

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.
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

These punchy noodles are so much better than a sandwich.Get the recipe here.
jewelpie.com

These punchy noodles are so much better than a sandwich.

Get the recipe here.

10. Instant Poha

Why not go for an Indian twist?Get the recipe here.
yummilyyours.com

Why not go for an Indian twist?

Get the recipe here.

11. DIY Pot Noodles

This Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe is easy as pie.Get the recipe here.
therecipeclub.net

This Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe is easy as pie.

Get the recipe here.

12. Chicken and Dill DIY Noodles

Proving that noodles don't always have to be paired with tofu.Get the recipe here.
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

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.
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

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.
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

Again, just break this down as above. You're a pro!Get the recipe here.
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.