17 Dinner Recipes That Make Great Leftover Lunches

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17 Dinner Recipes That Make Great Leftover Lunches!! Perfect for those of us who want to grab something and head to work in the morning without any (or very little) prep work!

Whenever I buy something expensive I justify it to myself by saying "ok so if it's 500 bucks but I use it every single day for years and years and year, then really it's only a few cents a day." Makes sense right? So when I spend 20, 30, 40 minutes in the kitchen, I get really pumped when I can use the same meal and turn it into lunch the following day. Anyone else?? So in honor of that - here are 17 of my favorite dinner recipes that you can turn into lunch the following day!

Easy Mexican Shredded Chicken! Throw it into a wrap, burrito, or quinoa salad and you're set.

Easy Mexican Shredded Chicken from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)


Quinoa Stuffed Peppers - grab one and go!

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Southwestern Sweetpotato Bowls - spoon up a serving and you're set.

Southwestern Sweetpotato Quinoa Bowl from www.whatsgabycooking.com is the perfect superfood salad! (@whatsgabycookin)

Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kebabs - put them on top of a salad and voila!


Butter Chicken. Perfect over a bed of steamed brown rice.

The most life changing Butter Chicken from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Sesame Noodle Salad - nothing new needed! Just pack it up and you're ready to roll.


Southwestern Lasagna

Southwestern Lasagna from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Stacked Eggplant Parmesan


Pulled Pork Sliders - just ditch the slider part and make a quinoa or rice bowl!

Pulled Pork Sliders from www.whatsgabycooking.com are the perfect summer treat! Plus you dont even have to turn on your oven! (@whatsgabycookin)

Mexican Corn and Quinoa Salad - spoon it up and go!

Mexican Corn and Quinoa Salad from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Poblano Chicken Fajitas - maybe add a dollop of guac before you run out the door.

Chicken Poblano Fajitas from www.whatsgabycooking.com "The answer to your what the heck should I make for dinner" question! (@whatsgabycookin)

White Cheddar Polenta - no prep needed! Just re-heat and enjoy

White Cheddar Polenta with Blistered Tomatoes and Herbs from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Chicken Enchilada Pasta Bake - serve it up and go!

Chicken Enchilada Pasta Bake from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Tomato Confit Pasta - simplicity at its finest!

Tomato Confit Pasta from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad - perfect! Just add fresh avocado before packing it up

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs - grab a few and eat them solo or with pasta!

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Lemon Chicken Pasta - reheat and you're golden!

Lemon Chicken Pasta from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)


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