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Lunch Ideas For a Stressful Day at Work

Five Lunch Ideas For a Stressful Day at Work

We can prepare for some crazy work days, while others sneak up on us like a bad dream. The effects that stress can have on our bodies isn't pretty: From neck and shoulder tension to sleep problems, and accelerated blood pressure, it would do a world of good to try and reduce the amount of stress in our lives when possible.

When you're approaching a day that you know will be filled with more obstacles than most, pack a lunch that could help you fight the overwhelming stress. According to, these vitamin B rich foods can give your overall well-being a boost: whole grains, bananas, avocados, chicken, spinach, and broccoli. To see my ideas on how to incorporate these ingredients in your lunches,


  1. Make a nut-butter and banana sandwich on whole wheat bread.
  2. Toss a total stress-buster salad of spinach, avocado, chicken, and broccoli.
  3. Roll up a healthy chicken burrito in a whole wheat tortilla with guacamole and veggies.
  4. Concoct a cheap and easy stir fry with spinach, chicken, broccoli, and brown rice.
  5. Spread avocado on a sandwich made with whole wheat bread.


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