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Old 06-06-24, 11:08 AM
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big fan of my stanley thermos - these days it's most often yogurt or oatmeal with nuts and fruit in there, but in the winter I love making a big batch of soup/stew for the week!
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Old 06-21-24, 07:46 PM
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nothing creative here

Originally Posted by RH Clark
I only eat one meal a day around 5-6pm.
how many calories do you eat at this time? how does that work?

Originally Posted by tornado60
For example, lunch at work if you can't leave and go get it. What do you pack? How do you pack it? I am curious what others do. I'm hoping to maybe get some new ideas.
I have a small lunch box that fits in the bottom of my pannier. In my case I always put it in the right side

I don't bring food when work says they are going to get us lunch. A few coworkers will text me if an email comes in after I leave, so that I don't pack a lunch that day.
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Old 06-24-24, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by RidingMatthew
how many calories do you eat at this time? how does that work?

I too would be curious to know.


I have a small lunch box that fits in the bottom of my pannier. In my case I always put it in the right side

I don't bring food when work says they are going to get us lunch. A few coworkers will text me if an email comes in after I leave, so that I don't pack a lunch that day.
I think this is what I will do also. Accept my work doesn't buy us lunch. Sounds like you have some good co-workers too.
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I commuted for 10 years. Either around the waist, or in a pannier, I carried an old Tamrac camera bag. Usually one half was taken up by a glass peanut butter jar filled with whatever (usually left overs). The rest of lunch was whatever I could fit in the rest of the bag. Maybe supplemented with coke and chips from the vending machine. In the end I chose by what was convenient to carry (size) and the need to use the microwave (glass container).
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Old 06-25-24, 06:31 PM
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It is Bribery!

Originally Posted by tornado60
I think this is what I will do also. Accept my work doesn't buy us lunch. Sounds like you have some good co-workers too.
It is bribery! They buy us food to make us not think they are going to cut us all lose. They are going to move or displace us all in the next few years. They want us all to work in another city one and half hours from where I live. Coworkers are great! except they keep retiring. Job is for the birds.
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I am a expert at making "Musgo" stew.

Thats when you open the fridge and say "This ***** Must Go!".

Thats when I take all the leftovers, the doggy bags, unused veggies and throw them in a big pot with spices. I will sweeten it up with some onions, fresh corn in season, olives, and sometimes some frozen veggies if the contents are heavy on meats and such. Bring it to a boil in a Cast Iron Enamel pot that my gramma owned, and then put it in tupperware and store it in the freezer. Usually have a couple in the fridge but generally grab a frozen one for the trip to work.

At work, I will put it in a ceramic bowl, and microwave until hot. Sometimes I will add half a bag of ramen noodles, sometimes not. Usually have a couple pieces of fruit and yougert as well.

I am fortunate at work such that I can keep a supply of ramen noodles, cans of tuna and salmon, a couple of canned goods for when the Musgo stew is not enough or if I got to work especially late.

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I do a mix of things but pretty much every morning I put a banana in my lunch bag to eat after riding in, then heat up a frozen breakfast sandwich or burrito in the microwave about an hour later. For lunch, I'll either eat a frozen meal (I like the Gardein pasta and "meat"balls) or go to the dining hall or a restaurant. I have a stash of dried apricots and almonds in my desk drawer, sometimes trail mix. I also like to have a few packets of oatmeal (so light to transport!!), tea bags, and miso soup. Throw in an apple or orange for another snack and I'm usually set.

I also like to do a smoothie when I'm organized with frozen strawberries, ripe banana, oat milk and protein powder or tofu.
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