From Tonight's Dinner to Tomorrow's Lunch: 3 Recipes

November 06, 2016
Dishing out delicious (and somewhat healthy) meals for your family is a never-ending task—and when it comes to school lunches, it’s even harder, what with all the challenges of rushed mornings and keeping lunches portable and fresh (in both senses of the word). Arm yourself with an arsenal of easy dinners that transform into sweet school lunches—especially during the whirlwind that is getting back into the back to school routine.

Shredded Pork Burrito Bowl for dinner, BBQ Cornbread Muffins for lunch

It’s what’s for dinner: Tender slow-cooked pork burrito bowls. Transform the leftovers into BBQ cornbread muffins with shredded pork and barbecue sauce—perfect for packing in the lunchbox.

Dinner: Shredded Pork Burrito Bowl Full Recipe

Lunch: BBQ Cornbread Muffins Full Recipe

Double Duty Dinners That Make Leftovers For Lunch
Double Duty Dinners That Make Leftovers For Lunch

The Ultimate Turkey Burger for dinner, Turkey Pizza Pita Pockets for lunch

Revamp tonight’s dinner by turning another classic, the turkey burger, into a handy, healthy pita pizza pocket for tomorrow’s lunch! Use Ziploc® brand bags for quick, mess-free preparation—you’ll be happy you did.

Dinner: The Ultimate Turkey Burger Full Recipe

Lunch: Turkey Pizza Pita Pockets Full Recipe

Double Duty Dinners That Make Leftovers For Lunch
Double Duty Dinners That Make Leftovers For Lunch

Rotisserie Chicken for dinner, Grape and Walnut Chicken Salad for lunch

Ah, the store-bought rotisserie chicken. It’s like a life raft for families drowning in so much busy that they can’t make a fast and healthy meal. A quick stop at the store can save dinner, and tomorrow’s lunch! Simply shred the leftover rotisserie chicken, store it in a Ziploc® brand storage bag, and make this chicken salad in minutes when you’re ready.

Lunch: Walnut Chicken Salad Full Recipe

Double Duty Dinners That Make Leftovers For Lunch
Double Duty Dinners That Make Leftovers For Lunch