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Bringing your lunch to work sounds so simple, but it's actually almost impossible. Or, it was, until I cracked it.
Step 1: This is the easy part. Pick something simple that you'll eat for lunch every single day, and buy supplies to make that thing. Yes, marinated vegetables and goat cheese on gently toasted focaccia with a side of quinoa salad does sound delightful, but that's not what you will be eating. Instead, try this: Peanut butter. Loaf of bread. Apples.
Step 2: When home, unload apples, bread, and peanut butter and leave in conspicuous area, [...]
Quick, pick one ingredient you have in your fridge that you need to cook for dinner tonight before it turns brown and watery and rotten and then you have a real mess on your hands plus you're out five bucks again due to your poor planning and the fact that 2-for-1 asparagus sales get you every time. Quick! Did you pick asparagus? Guess what it goes with? Crab and eggs! You should make a quiche.
The two best pictures from this ridiculous photoset of John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Alison Brie, Jason Segel, and Chris Pratt having lunch outdoors in Ann Arbor are this one and this one. And now that we're talking about Jason Segel, let's revisit Dracula's Lament, the greatest song ever recorded.