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Old 02-06-2017, 12:30 AM
 
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Any ideas for frugal lunches to bring to work or school that require minimal dishwashing? For example, my go to are mustard sandwiches. No fork or dishes required. If I could find a way to pack leftover rice without having to wash a lunchbox, that'd b great

 
Old 02-06-2017, 04:00 AM
 
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mustard sandwich ? ha ha ha no thanks . without something on it that goes with mustard forget about it in my book .....i won't even just eat a salad because salad goes with food .

if it was peanut butter or peanut butter with bannana sandwich then we are at least talking something with nutritional value
 
Old 02-06-2017, 04:24 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
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When I was a poor college student, for lunch I ate only peanut butter sandwiches with water for 2 semesters.

Not a great lunch, but it was better than starving.
 
Old 02-06-2017, 04:36 AM
 
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being diabetic i eat peanut butter on something every single day for breakfast . only natural though , never the sugared kind . almost daily i eat the peanut butter and two hard boiled eggs for breakfast . every so often during the week i will do plain yogurt and straw berry's instead of the eggs but the peanut butter is pretty much a constant ..

if they ever find something wrong with peanut butter i am a dead man .

by the way here is a great tip . to keep from having to keep mixing natural peanut butter keep reversing the jar up side down as you store it . the oil always will try to migrate up doing a self mixing job for you and a great job of it too ..
 
Old 02-06-2017, 04:43 AM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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Any ideas for frugal lunches to bring to work or school that require minimal dishwashing? For example, my go to are mustard sandwiches. No fork or dishes required. If I could find a way to pack leftover rice without having to wash a lunchbox, that'd b great
That's a step up from the "Jam" sandwich. (Jam two pieces together)
 
Old 02-06-2017, 04:46 AM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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My lunch is as about as easy and frugal as you can get. I don't do lunch. I am rarely hungry at noon so I just hold off and eat dinner around 5pm.
 
Old 02-06-2017, 04:58 AM
 
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i have to eat all day ha ha ha . i am diabetic but need no meds at all as long as i watch my diet and run 5 miles every other day . so far so good but i cannot go without meals and snacks or my sugar levels have wide spikes . actually our food bills have shot up the last 3 years since i am dealing with this .
 
Old 02-06-2017, 05:00 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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I always made a pot of soup on Sundays for my lunches during the week. It varied what I made, but it beat going out for fast food.
 
Old 02-06-2017, 05:05 AM
 
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we use our crock pot a lot . i love getting all sorts of creatures and throwing them in . we do lots of stews with all sorts of lower end cuts of meat . we buy lots of bones with meat and add that in too . the bones make anything better i find .
 
Old 02-06-2017, 06:07 AM
 
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i have to eat all day ha ha ha . i am diabetic but need no meds at all as long as i watch my diet and run 5 miles every other day . so far so good but i cannot go without meals and snacks or my sugar levels have wide spikes . actually our food bills have shot up the last 3 years since i am dealing with this .
sorry to hear that. Has your weight shot up too or maintained the same?
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