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 JOIN THE CONVERSATION FROM OUR NETWORK What's Popular 1Why Meghan Markle appears in Queen Elizabeth's documentary, but Kate Middleton doesn't. 2“I want to stay! Please Mummy!” What really happens when mums go to prison. 3Princess Diana's brilliant Saturday night ritual with her boys, William and Harry. 4Woman attacked by shark while swimming in the Whitsundays. 5A Victoria's Secret model has been "massacred" by bed bugs at a luxury hotel. FROM OUR NETWORK Want more from mamamia?