We think the hankering for something sweet is a biological thing; at the very least, it's ingrained in us early in life. Every once in a while, fruit will do the trick for us. But more often than not, we need a cookie or a piece of chocolate. The problem is stopping at one.
If you do eat dessert at lunch, what are your favorites? Do you go all out (leftover cake!) or try to stick to things that aren't too sugary?
• Pictured above: Chocolate Chip and Toffee Shortbread Cookies
Here are a few more sweets that really suit the lunchbox:
(Image: Elizabeth Passarella)