11/01/2011 06:14 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

Hot Hot Hot! 5 Spicy Lunches

Love spicy food? Mix up your weekday lunch routine (we refuse to say 'spice it up') by packing one of these satisfyingly hot recipes, many of which make great dinner options, too. From hearty and smoky chipotle chili to Thai red curry with vegetables, each of these dishes will snap you out of your midday malaise.