20 Easy packed lunches

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What makes a great lunch? Any meal that's hearty, healthy and filling. But often, work schedules keep you away from the kitchen. Instead of settling for fast food (or another boring ham and cheese sandwich), you can create an on-the-go option.

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These eHow UK creations can be made quickly each morning -- without sacrificing your lunchtime needs. Each recipe comes with a step-by-step video, simply click play on the image and enjoy!

Raw salad platter

Tomatoes, carrots, cilantro, lemon, cucumber and chiles. Easy, fast and delicious.

  • Any meal that's hearty, healthy and filling.
  • Instead of settling for fast food (or another boring ham and cheese sandwich), you can create an on-the-go option.

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Lavash chicken wrap

Lavash wrap, honey mustard, spinach, bell peppers and sliced chicken breast.

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Steak BLT

Lean steak, turkey bacon, lettuce, tomato on flax seed bread.

Related: Beyond the butty: 10 ways to love bacon

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Chicken pita flatbread

Whole wheat grilled pita, green bell peppers,1/2 grilled chicken breast, tomato and romaine lettuce.

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Hummus wrap

Herb tortilla wrap, two tablespoons hummus, 1/4 cup matchstick cut carrots, 1/4 cup sliced red peppers and lettuce.

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Quinoa salad

Quinoa, spinach, chick peas, vegetable of your choice, sprinkled with feta cheese.

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Mediterranean stuffed tomato

One large tomato, 1/4 cup canned tuna, 1 tablespoon low-fat feta cheese, 2 tablespoons tabbouleh salad, dash of hot sauce and multi-grain bread.

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Quick chicken pizza

Pre-made pizza crust, chicken breast, 3 tablespoons marinara sauce, spinach and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.

  • Herb tortilla wrap, two tablespoons hummus, 1/4 cup matchstick cut carrots, 1/4 cup sliced red peppers and lettuce.
  • Related: Click to play video One large tomato, 1/4 cup canned tuna, 1 tablespoon low-fat feta cheese, 2 tablespoons tabbouleh salad, dash of hot sauce and multi-grain bread.
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Lobster, mango and avocado salad

One lobster tail, 1/2 cup mango, 1/2 avocado, lemon and olive oil.

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Farmers market salad

Spinach, mixed greens, heirloom tomatoes, Persian cucumber, two hard-boiled egg whites and 10 raw almonds.

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Vegan sandwich

Sprouted whole grain bread, five olive oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, one slice extra-firm tofu, 1 tablespoon vegan mayonnaise and spinach.

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Mixed veggie medley

Broccoli, squash, corn, spinach and edamame.

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Broccoli chicken salad

Two cups baby spinach, one chicken breast, tomatoes and broccoli.

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Prawn and basil pizza

Gluten free pizza crust, 10 boiled prawns, 1/2 cup marinara sauce, one sliced orange bell pepper, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup basil.

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Not so by the sea burrito

One tortilla,1/2 sliced red pepper, 1 tablespoon light cream cheese, 1 cup spinach and crab.

  • Broccoli, squash, corn, spinach and edamame.
  • Related: Click to play video One tortilla,1/2 sliced red pepper, 1 tablespoon light cream cheese, 1 cup spinach and crab.

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Grilled chicken and courgette

Leftovers from the night before make this lunch easy. Grilled chicken breast and courgette to go.

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Open faced spinach omelette

Four egg whites, 1 cup spinach, and 2 tablespoons feta cheese.

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Spinach and egg soup

One egg whisked, one can low sodium chicken broth and 1 cup of spinach.

  • Related: Click to play video Leftovers from the night before make this lunch easy.
  • Related:** Click to play video One egg whisked, one can low sodium chicken broth and 1 cup of spinach.

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Grilled chicken wrap

Whole wheat tortilla, one grilled chicken breast, lettuce and sprinkle of light shredded cheese.

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Whole wheat pasta primavera

Whole wheat pasta, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, cauliflower and olive oil.

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