6 Ways to Make Taking Your Lunch Fun and Easy
Save your wallet and your waistline with these tips to make brown bagging fun
If you're stuck behind a desk all day, chances are you're taking in more calories than you're expending, especially if you step out to grab lunch every day. This habit is not only bad for your waistline, it's bad for your wallet too. According to a study reported by Delish.com, 66 percent of Americans buy their lunch nearly every day, spending close to $160 every month.
We went to Kendal Perez of HassleFreeSavings.com to find out his best tips for how we can put that money to better use.
The latest trend in healthy, on-the-go eating is the "salad in a jar." This creative concept uses a ‘stacking' method to keep salads fresh for up to three days. Select your favorite dressing—or better yet, make it yourself—and add it to a mason jar followed by salad fixing's like onion, carrots, mushrooms and bell pepper. Add the greens last to keep them from getting soggy!
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