MasterChef winners Karena and Kasey Bird write a fortnightly food column in Living.

Kasey and Karena: Keep it light (+ recipes)

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Teriyaki chicken with beans and rice. Photo / Getty Images
Teriyaki chicken with beans and rice. Photo / Getty Images

Here are three healthy lunches we like to enjoy during our busy work week. They ensure energy levels stay high so that we don't resort to making bad food choices later in the day and that we don't end up spending way too much on buying healthy lunches every day.

Try these recipes by Kasey and Karena at

Teriyaki bento box
Lebanese quinoa salad
Tuna-stuffed baked kumara


Head over to for more recipes from Kasey and Karena.

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