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Five Healthy Take-To-Work Lunch Ideas From Fit Men Cook

Put. Down. The. Pret. Sandwich. Things are about to change.

Not only is your daily “just off to grab some lunch” habit denting your bank balance, but it’s probably doing your health no favours, too. All that bread, all those crisps, all those oh-go-on-then chocolate bars – let’s make a change. Well, let’s let @FitMenCook (opens in new tab) help you make a change.

The healthy eating Instagram hero (aka Kevin Curry) has made a massive name for himself in the world of food, not least for his awesome lunchbox ideas that are all dead easy and dead quick to throw together, but most importantly, dead tasty, too.

We’ve pulled five of our favourite 1pm winners from his feed to show you just how simple it is to break your sandwich’n’crisps go-to lunch option for good.

1. Takeaway-Terminating Kung Pao Chicken

Can’t find arrowroot starch anywhere? Don’t let that stop you from making this crowd-pleaser. Sub in cornstarch instead.

2. “World’s Best” Chicken, Brown Rice And Broccoli

If you’re filling your lunch hour with a training session, there’s nothing better to come back to than this trio of healthy-eating all stars.

3. Unbelievable Cold Avo And Chicken Quesadilla

So good it’ll “change your life”, apparently. Happy to put that claim to the test.

4. Heavenly Cauliflower Pizza Bites

Make a batch of these the next time your pals are round for the match – and be sure to keep a few back for your lunchbox too.

5. Freakin’ Good Lamb-Fried Cauli Rice

If you’re giving a low-carb diet a go in a bid to turn your body into a fat-burning machine, this is a lunch option you’ll return to again and again.

Craft beer drinker, Devonian, fisherman and former content director of Coach online, Chris contributed style coverage and features between 2016 and 2019.