4 Secrets to Steal from Nutritionists to Pack a Better Lunch
Here are the tricks that will make you actually want to eat the meal you prepared.
Learn the Japanese Word for "This Lunch Looks Amazing"
Even if you aren't up for arranging hard-boiled eggs to look like bunnies, or cutting strawberries into mini flowers, Japanese bento boxes are the key to making enticing portable lunches. Atlanta nutritionist Marisa Moore, a past spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, says separating your lunch's different components, so they don't get all jumbled together, is a great way to add variety to your meal and make you feel excited about eating the lunch you've brought. Any compartmentalized lunch box works; nutritionists Michal Hertz and Rebecca Appleman, co-founders of the nutrition app Honey, like these stainless steel models because they're easy to clean and come with a wide range of accompanying pieces.