What are your easiest warm workday lunches? Do you regularly eat out/order, cook something fresh, eat leftovers, or eat something else prepared? Which are your easiest meals — which are your healthiest — and which are your best for energy or satiety?
Office Lunch Hall of Fame: Zojirushi Mr. Bento
This lunch bento system is a classic that we’ve mentioned in passing for years — so we thought we’d do a Coffee Break featuring it today! (Get your soup recipes ready!)
Do You Eat the Same Food All the Time?
There was recently a story in The Atlantic about a man who ate a PBJ sandwich every day for 25 years, so I thought we should discuss: do you eat the same food all the time?
Bring Your Lunch With These Environmentally Friendly and Stylish Office Lunch Containers
If you’re like us, you bring your lunch to work when you’re trying to save money, meal plan for healthier eating, or to be more eco-friendly and avoid all of those takeout containers. If you want to do those things, plus maintain a professional look — even if you’re just eating at your desk or … Read More about Bring Your Lunch With These Environmentally Friendly and Stylish Office Lunch Containers
Snack Ideas for Work: Great Snacks for the Shelf, Office Fridge & Freezer
It’s been ages since we talked about healthy snacks for the office — let’s hear about your favorite snack ideas for work, ladies! During my legal eagle days I spent so much time at the office that snacking was par for the course — I used to keep a banker’s box on my window filled with … Read More about Snack Ideas for Work: Great Snacks for the Shelf, Office Fridge & Freezer
How to Look Polished While Eating Lunch At One’s Desk
Are there business etiquette rules to know about eating lunch at one’s desk? How can you look polished while, say, scarfing down a sandwich?
How to Avoid Getting Hangry at Work
Let’s face it, ladies: No one wants to get hangry at work — and long workdays are only made worse by sugar crashes. So a working woman’s gotta eat smart during the workday! But what are the best foods to maintain your energy during a long day at work? Which are YOUR favorites to keep your mind and body fueled … Read More about How to Avoid Getting Hangry at Work
Handling Business Lunches as the Only Vegetarian
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to handle business lunches as a vegetarian — you may want to check out some our other posts on special diets or on vegan-friendly products for the professional woman. What if you’re at a lunch meeting or other work event and there’s nothing you can … Read More about Handling Business Lunches as the Only Vegetarian
Healthy Snacks for the Office
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on healthy snacks for the office, but you may also want to check out our recent roundup of 40+ snack ideas for work. We’ve talked about snacks to keep in your desk drawers before, but since it is the season for healthy eating resolutions, I thought now … Read More about Healthy Snacks for the Office
The Pantry In Your Desk Drawer: Snacking and Dining at the Office
2018 Update: We still stand by this old discussion on snacking and dining at the office — but you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of 40+ snack ideas for work. Last week we talked about what clothes you keep at the office… this week, let’s talk about the food you … Read More about The Pantry In Your Desk Drawer: Snacking and Dining at the Office
Coffee Break – Stainless-Steel Insulated Thermos
Reader K wrote in to recommend this thermos, noting “Maybe I’m the only nerd who brings her own coffee in a thermos to the office, but this one is FABULOUS for anyone looking to break their Starbucks habit. I make my coffee at about 7am and have my last cup at about 3pm, when it’s … Read More about Coffee Break – Stainless-Steel Insulated Thermos
6 Tips for Saving Money on Lunch (Even If You Eat Out All The Time!)
Reader L has a question: what are our best tips for saving money on lunch? Even if you eat out all the time, there are still some smart money strategies… Here’s her question: Could you perhaps do a post on bringing lunches to the office versus going out? I’m new to the 9-5 world, and … Read More about 6 Tips for Saving Money on Lunch (Even If You Eat Out All The Time!)