These five easy recipes will make you actually look forward to eating at your desk.

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diy desk picnic lunch in bento box and ice tea
Photography by Marcus Nilsson
| Credit: Photography by Marcus Nilsson

Recipes by Jenny Park

DIY Desk Picnic

toast meats and cheeses served in a bento box
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Make tasty toast and pack it up with your favorite meats and cheeses for a fun mix-and-match lunch, best served in a cute sectioned box. Pottery Barn Kids Spencer Bento Box, ($17).

Recipe: Try our DIY Desk Picnic

Apple Pie Energy Bites

round apple pie energy bites
Credit: Photography by Marcus Nilsson

Recipe: Try our Apple Pie Energy Bites

Chicken-Ginger Dumpling Egg Drop Soup

chicken-ginger dumpling egg drop soup served in an orange bowl
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Pack this takeout mash-up in a thermos to keep it hot, and then pour it into a pretty bowl at your desk. Zojirushi 17-Ounce Food Jar, ($31). West Elm Low Bowl in Adobe Rose, ($10).

Cobb Salad Sandwiches

crustless cobb salad sandwiches
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This pretty sandwich is crustless and cut into thirds, which gives it a high-tea vibe. Takenaka Expanded Bento Box, ($32).

Recipe: Try our Cobb Salad Sandwiches

Spaghetti Pie

spaghetti pie served with pesto
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Pack your spaghetti pie in a salad container with a little pot for dressing that's perfect for your pesto. Rubbermaid Brilliance Salad Storage Container, ($16).

Recipe: Try our Spaghetti Pie