Thermal Lunch Box Recipes Ideas
Also known as comfort food! Well to me anyway...comfort food doesn't need to be unhealthy as there are a variety of options out there to make a balanced warm to pack away in your thermal lunch box!
Whether you’re looking for a hearty meal to warm you up on a cold day or a sweet treat to make you feel better, these comfort foods are sure to hit the spot.
Mac and Cheese: This classic dish is always a hit with kids and adults alike. There are endless variations on the recipe, so you can find one that fits your taste. Don't have time to cook it from scratch? No worries, just grab quick and easy Mac and Cheese pack, cook it up and store it in your thermal bento lunch box!
Pizza: There’s nothing like a hot slice of pizza to make you feel better. With so many toppings to choose from, you can customize your pizza to your liking.
Don't overthink making pizza, make it a cheats pizza using english muffins, lightly toast them, add some tomato paste or ketchup, add shredded cheese, pepperoni or ham and cheese, grill and stow away in your thermal bento lunch box!
Chocolate Cake: Chocolate is a classic comfort food, and there’s nothing better than a piece of chocolate cake when you need a pick-me-up. Store bought choccy cake is equally amazing as home made choccy cake. Obviously homemade choccy cake is better, however, if you don't have time Sara Lee mud cake is perfect. Plus as your thermal lunch box will have compartments you can easily portion control.
Taco Salad: This Tex-Mex dish is a great way to get your comfort food fix. The salad is filled with all your favorite toppings, including ground beef, cheese, and sour cream. This is super easy, take a handful of corn chips, can of beans, can of corn, shredded lettuce, diced tomato add either cooked ground beef or chicken, mix all the ingredients together, season to taste and voila! You got yourself another amazing thermal lunch box recipe to take to work or school!
Chicken Pot Pie: This classic comfort food is perfect for a winter day. The pie is filled with chicken, vegetables, and a creamy sauce. I love my Chicken Pot Pie eaten straight away however this is also another goodie to pack away in your thermal lunch box! Why? Uh because it's amazing and I always look forward eating this meal.
Spicy beef and black bean enchiladas: This hearty dish is perfect for a winter night. The beef and black bean filling is spicy and satisfying, and the enchilada sauce adds a delicious depth of flavor.
Slow cooker chicken and wild rice soup: This easy soup is perfect for a chilly day. The slow cooker does all the work for you, and the result is a delicious and comforting soup loaded with chicken and wild rice.
Swedish meatballs: These delicious meatballs are perfect for a winter feast. They’re made with a combination of ground beef and pork, and they’re served with a delicious brown gravy.
Beef ragu: This hearty ragu is perfect for a winter night. It’s made with a hearty mix of beef and pork, and it’s slow cooked until it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender.