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14 Easy Meals to Make When You're Working From Home

Words by: Family Farm Team

Just like you would if you were at the office, don't forget to take a lunch break when you're working from home. Conference calls, video chats, and managing those everyday distractions that come with working remotely will fill your day up pretty quickly, so you need a meal that will keep you fueled through the afternoon and can be made on the fly. Sound too good to be true? Think again: these recipes will fit seamlessly into your work from home schedule and take minimal time to prepare. So step away from that laptop (even if it's just for a few minutes) and whip up a real meal!

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1. Turkey Club Egg Wraps

If you have deli meat in your fridge, chances are you have everything you need to make these protein-packed turkey club egg wraps between calls and emails. Don't feel like you have to bend over backwards for an elaborate midday meal; make lunchtime work for you!

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2. Egg Salad Rolls

A classic egg salad on brioche (or whatever edible means of transportation you have lying around) hits the spot when you need to put your to do list on pause for a bit. So find a 30-minute gap in your calendar if you can, set your phone to airplane mode, and boost your productivity by making this tried and true sandwich.

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3. Mediterranean Bowls

These Mediterranean bowls include quinoa, hard-boiled eggs, chickpeas, fresh beets and carrot, and a no fuss homemade Greek yogurt dressing. If you can dedicate 45 minutes to making a batch of them, you'll be all set on work from home lunches for the rest of the week.

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4. Hard-Boiled Eggwiches 3 Ways

Put your work on pause for a just 20 minutes and you'll soon have a plate of these hard-boiled eggwiches at your desk. They come in caprese, Cuban, and banh mi flavor varities, so you can pick and choose depending on whether it's Monday (all three, please and thank you) or any other day of the week.

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5. Egg and Green Bean Spring Rolls

Craving something fresh and bright? Tossed salad isn't your only option! Try these spring rolls instead. They're filled with cooked egg, green beans, bell peppers, basil, and rice noodles, all wrapped up in rice paper and ready to be dunked to your favorite peanut sauce while you sift through your unread emails.

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6. Green Shakshuka

You're working from home sp for once have access to a stove—why not put it to good use? This green shakshuka features spinach, cilantro, avocado, and eggs, and it's nice break from the sandwiches and salads that you could bring into the office any other day.

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7. Cauliflower Grain Bowl with Hummus and Fried Eggs

Picture this: you pop cauliflower florets in the oven to roast while you start to build your grain bowl with leftover farro (or brown rice, quinoa, barley...any grain will do!), a swoop of hummus, and a fried egg. Sooner than you think, you'll have a nutritious work from home lunch to enjoy while you pour over those spreadsheets.

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8. Cauliflower Salad

A twist on potato salad, this deli-style cauliflower salad is rich and creamy without feeling too heavy, so it won't bog you down during those virtual afternoon meetings. The leftovers will only get better, so don't be afraid to serve them as a side dish for dinner.

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9. Quinoa and Tomato Skillet

Minimal ingredients like eggs, quinoa, tomatoes, and feta cheese plus half an hour of your time equals a recipe for success. This quinoa and tomato skillet checks off all the food groups so that you can check off more items on your to do list.

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10. Pesto Asparagus Egg Skillet

Transform fresh asparagus into sauteed ribbons coated with pesto and topped with eggs, toasted breadcrumbs, and Parmesan cheese in the time it takes to clear out your Monday morning emails. This skillet tastes as good as it feels to hit unread: zero.

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11. Egg Drop Soup

If it's a particularly busy day at work, don't feel like you have to drop everything to cook a nutritious lunch. This egg drop soup requires just 20 minutes of your time in exchange for a brothy bowl of whispy egg strands and fresh green onions.

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12. Antioxidant Power Blend Salad

They say that taking the time to shower and get dressed in the morning is the key to staying productive when you're working from home. So change out of your jammies, make yourself an antioxidant power blend salad for lunch, and conquer the day.

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13. Eggs In Zoodle Nests

If you have a spiralizer, peeler, or even a sharp knife in your kitchen drawer, a zoodle nest could be in your future. The zucchini noodles will inevitably get coated in runny yolk and turn extra slurpable, so we recommend enjoying this one after you've signed off that video conference call with your boss.

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14. Dill Pickle Egg Salad

Egg salad is the ultimate work from home lunch, but even we can admit that it needs a little sprucing up sometimes. Some chopped pickles and fresh dill will do the trick! And who could say no to those added electrolytes when back to back calls are about to take over your afternoon?

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Nkunim

May 28, 2020

They allt taste dellishiosh

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May 31, 2020

So glad you like them!

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April 27, 2020

They are very easy to do and delicious.

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Nkunim

May 28, 2020

True

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May 31, 2020

Happy to hear you found them simple and tasty as well, Nkunim! We hope you'll try more of our recipes.

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April 27, 2020

So glad you like them!

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Christine

April 26, 2020

I am looking forward to trying these out! Thank you!

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April 27, 2020

So glad, Christine! We can't wait to hear how you like these.

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June Miller

April 26, 2020

Love these refreshing egg recipes and sharing with family and friends. Thank you!

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April 27, 2020

We're so glad you're enjoying them, June!

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Marcia

April 26, 2020

Looks delic

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May 31, 2020

Thanks, Marcia! We think they're pretty tasty too. Can't wait to hear if you give any of these recipes a try!

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Christine

April 23, 2020

Yummy ideas

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April 24, 2020

Thank you! We'd love to hear if you give any a try.

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deborah thaxton

April 23, 2020

Looks VERY Delicious

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April 24, 2020

Thanks, Deborah! We think they taste pretty delicious too.

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Frank

April 22, 2020

I would like to start with this vegan I style .just don’t know we’re to together

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April 22, 2020

While all of the meals above contain our eggs or other animal products, I bet they would still be pretty tasty done with vegan substitutions.

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Beautiful lady

April 13, 2020

Lots of egg options. I do love eggs but I feel like we are never good for ideas of meals with eggs involved.

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April 13, 2020

We hope these recipes help spark some new ideas!

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Sum Toon

April 09, 2020

Eggs are in short supply here in NW Arizona.

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Deneé@peteandgerrys

April 10, 2020

We're sorry to hear you've been having difficulty finding eggs in your area, Sum. We're doing our very best to keep up with increasing demand while keeping our own workers and families safe during these difficult and uncertain times, but we know that empty shelves and delayed egg shipments will be inevitable in the long run. We promise to keep striving to get our eggs to your local stores, and we hope you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe in the meantime.

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Sally Pers

April 08, 2020

Looks delicious I guess if I wasn’t allergic to EGGS!

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Lola

April 20, 2020

Well I guess everyone should stop eating eggs since Sally is allergic. *eyeroll* Hey Sally, too bad you're allergic. Doesn't mean anything to anyone else.

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Sim

May 30, 2020

That was a bit rude but ok.

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Deneé@peteandgerrys

April 08, 2020

That certainly is a bummer, Sally! We hope you can find some delicious recipes that work for you. Best of luck!

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Evita

April 16, 2020

Thank you for the wonderful ideas. They might work for all but we are still grateful. Be safe.

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Deneé@peteandgerrys

April 16, 2020

We're glad we could provide a little inspiration for the kitchen, Evita! Thank you for checking out our recipes, and we hope you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy.

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