While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
Today's food holiday is in the bag - May 25 is National Brown-Bag-It Day!
If you’re sick of the same old options at your workplace cafeteria, or tired of forking out precious cabbage for lunchtime nosh, consider jumping on the BYOL (bring your own lunch) bandwagon. Not only is brown-bagging it cost-effective, there are a ton of residual positive effects too.
If you’re pressed for time, make a batch of something on Sunday night that’s easily portable and you can eat for two or three days. Dishes like lasagna (or any other baked pasta dishes) get better as they sit. Soups and casseroles are other great options.
And, just because you’re bringing your own, doesn’t mean you can’t socialize during lunch hour. Link up with other brown-bagging friends and sit together. You can also set up lunch swaps, or try a potluck. Just because you’re brown-bagging it, doesn’t mean it can’t be fun.