Cold noodle salads travel well; you don’t have to worry about them going limp, or leaving them out in the sun since they’re mayo-free.
The garlic toast acts like a giant crouton; crumble it overtop or eat it a bite at a time.
A cold roast chicken from the deli is delicious in this light yet filling salad.
This big black bean and barley salad is nutrient-dense and delicious - with a grainy base it's perfectly portable for a potluck or picnic.
Soft polenta sticks are easy for little hands to grab and chew (they may have as much fun squishing them as they do eating them!)