(Closed) Give me some ideas for husbands lunch!

posted 6 years ago in Cooking
Post # 3
1318 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Psh, mine is happy with PB&J and a juice box! Lol!! He was so excited today when he got peaches in his lunch box.

Post # 5
201 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Ha yours sounds way fancier than what I pack …ham and cheese sandwiches or pb&j..cheez its, greek yogurt…fruit

Post # 6
722 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

My SO’s favorite lunch is pulled pork (could do chicken) sandwiches! I make the meat at the beginning of the week and package it in individual servings, toss a bun in a bag and he heats it up at work. 

We also do salads, cold pasta, sub sandwiches (i switch up the types of meat i use so its not the same thing all the time), i also give him all the leftovers fromt he night before lol 

Post # 7
3078 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

This has nothing to do with food but you should totally put a sexy note on a napkin or a naughty picture in there.  That will make for a fun brown bag lunch!

Post # 8
1715 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Left overs… I know its typical but its always my favorite. Last winter I made 300 meals before ski season hit and thats what he had for breakfast lunch and dinner (works 85 hours a week). One of our favorites was Quiche.

Post # 9
373 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I couldnt’ say I havent made my own lunch since we moved in 9 months ago, he completely makes it for me and makes my tea too. I gotta say I’m pretty lucky hes amazing.

Post # 10
7609 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Roast beef sandwiches are good.  Does he like tuna?

Post # 11
3776 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2004

Mine gets last night’s left over dinner.

Post # 12
2009 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

SO makes my lunch if there is a lunch made.  We actually meet for lunch everyday.

But, when we first got together and he made my lunch.  Usually he made hummus pitas, salads, sandwiches, pasta, fruit salads, left overs, burritos, sushi..


Im getting hungry.

Post # 13
2589 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I make this pasta as a side to go with dinners, but its SOOO yummy leftover for lunch the next day too  – if he likes spicy food:

– boil half a box of shell pasta (i use the small ones but it doesnt matter)

– sautee 2 cloves of chopped garlic and 1 or 2 (depending on size) chopped fresh jalepenos (I use one mild red chili pepper and one green jalepeno to make it pretty) in 2 tablespoons of olive oil

– pour the oil with the garlic and peppers over the pasta, then stir in a cup or so of grated Guyere cheese and sprinkle with a bit more olive oil as you toss the pasta. 

– once all the cheese is melted in with the pasta, sprinkle some grated parm, a teense of salt, and ground pepper on top.


The leftovers taste DELISH eaten cold the next day. 

Post # 15
1043 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I make my hubby what I call “Cheater Calzones”. It’s pretty much his favorite pizza toppings stuffed into pita shells.

Other fun ones:

Meatball sub (using leftovers from dinner)

Riblet Sandwitch

Turkey havarti wrap with coleslaw & craisins (really good)

Nachos and salsa



Post # 16
2416 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I sometimes pack Fiance lunch…I usually just give him dinner leftovers or a cold cut sandwich with yogurt, granola bar and maybe a piece of fruit. That’s it and he’s happy with it!


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