Easy Office-Friendly Meals

Easy Office-Friendly Meals

Say ‘goodbye’ to boring work meals! These easy office-friendly meals are a must-try!

SCRAMBLED EGGS WITH GREENS

Serves 2

Ingredients
6 eggs
5 tbsp milk
1/4 cup spinach, ripped
To serve
 1/4 cup sugar snap peas. sliced
1 lemon, zested and juiced
2 tbsp olive oil

METHOD

1. Whisk the eggs and milk until combined. Then fold in the spinach. 

2. Place in a microwave-safe bowl for 5 minutes, removing from the microwave every 1 minute to mix. 

To serve 

1. Scatter over peas, and dress with lemon zest, juice and olive oil. 

Per serving:

1 575 kJ, 22.2 g protein, 30.2 g fat, 4.5 g carbs (4.3 g sugar), 0.2 g fibre, 228.5 mg sodium

 

RICE NOODLE SALAD WITH ALMOND SAUCE

Serves 4

Ingredients
For the sauce For the noodles
5cm piece ginger, grated 200 g rice noodles
3 tbsp soy sauce
1 egg yolk To serve
1/4 cup hot water 4 small cucumbers, thinly sliced at an angle
1 tbsp honey 4 radishes, quartered
1 lime, zested and juiced 2 rainbow carrots, thinly sliced at an angle
1/2 cup almonds with the
skins on, toasted and
salted + extra
2 spring onions, thinly sliced at an angle
1/2 clove garlic Handful fresh coriander, ripped

METHOD

1. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. 

For the noodles

2. Cook the noodles as per package instructions. Allow to cool. 

To serve 

3. Smear sauce on the bottom of a plate, top with noodles and vegetables. Sprinkle with chopped almonds and coriander. 

Tip: If you want to make this a hot dish, simply microwave the sauce and noodles before tossing with the vegetables.

Per serving:

1 520 kJ, 9.4 g protein, 10.3 g fat, 56.1 g carbs (4.9 g sugar), 5.8 g fibre, 791.5 mg sodium

 

PEANUT BUTTER MOUSSE

Serves 4

Ingredients
4 tbsp hot water
1/4 cup peanut butter
5 tbsp honey
1 1/2 cup yoghurt
To serve 
1 Golden Delicious apple, cut into matchsticks
1/4 cup peanuts, toasted

METHOD

1. Pour the hot water into the peanut butter to loosen. 

2. Gradually fold the yoghurt and honey into the peanut butter mixture. 

To serve

1. Dollop mixture into a bowl and garnish with apple and peanuts. 

Per serving:

696.8 kJ, 4.9 g protein, 8.1 g fat, 17.3 g carbs (14.7 g sugar), 1.4 g fibre, 59.2 mg sodium

 

GRANOLA TOAST

Ingredients
4 tbsp low-fat cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 pieces sourdough rye bread, toasted
4 black figs
1/2 cup sugar-free granola
1 orange, zested
2 tbsp honey

METHOD

For the apple

1. Mix the cream cheese with vanilla and spread onto toast. 

2. Place figs on top of toast. Scatter over granola and zest, then drizzle with honey. 

Per serving:

1 109 kJ, 7.4 g protein 8.8 g fat, 36.2 g carbs (15.9 g sugar), 5 g fibre, 208.4 mg sodium

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