10 tasty lunchbox ideas pog-eye March 16, 2012 Ditch bog-standard baps and staid sandwiches and take your fillings from feeble to fabulous with our top 10 ideas for spicing up lunchboxes – whether for school or in the office. By Alice Whitehead slice1Fishy on a dishySwap tuna mayo for something with more Omega3s, says Cathy Olmedillas, author of Food is Fun. slice2Dip in…not outTurn the ordinary into the extraordinary by lavishing your bread with dips or pates before adding favourite fillings. slice3Eggs elevenBestselling children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel suggests eggs for kids’ lunchboxes. From our partner slice4No meat…but two vegCelebrity chef Gurpareet Bains, author of Indian Superfood, prefers to veg out at lunchtime. slice5Leftover loveliesDon’t bin yesterday’s dinner; go frugal and reuse them in your lunchbox. slice6The big cheeseAt this year’s World Cheese Awards, celebrity chefs rose to the task of creating delicious cheesy fillings – with a twist – in ‘The G slice7Spreadable edibles'I’m a great believer in what I call ‘Fridge Fixings’ – sauces and flavourings such as hummus, aioli, tapenade, home-made chu From our partner slice8Spice is nice'Try smoked back bacon in a naan with a smear of cream cheese, a lick of chilli jam – bottled sweet chilli sauce would also work – and fresh c slice9Short and sweetAnd sandwiches don’t have to be savoury either. slice10Bare necessitiesJust because the cupboard’s almost bare, doesn’t mean you have to scrimp on taste. 1 / 10 Previous Next FROM OUR NETWORK JOIN THE CONVERSATION What's Popular 1‘When I gave up high intensity training, my body changed for the better.’ 2The real reason you get dark circles under your eyes and what to do about them. 3The relatable reason why Meghan Markle always wears her shoes one size too big. 4The touching story behind the viral photo from yesterday's State of Origin. 5What you need to know about the interview that could signal the end of Johnny Depp's career. FROM OUR NETWORK Want more from mamamia?