When you think about making a low-carb lunch meal, you usually think about something light that could hold you over until dinner. You may also want it to be something that you can eat quickly. Being on a low-carb diet can bring it’s headaches when planning meals. Lunch seems to be the hardest since we are usually out and about or stuck at work around lunchtime. Well, no need to fret; these low-carb lunch ideas are delicious, easy to make, and quick enough to consume that you will have time to check your social media before clocking back in! Bon Appetite!
Lunch Carb Lunch Ideas
Lemon and Herb Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Shrimp
Do you miss pasta? If so, you need to check out this delicious low-carb recipe. This spaghetti squash recipe brings all of the flavors with none of the drawbacks. Shrimp is always delicious, and that Greek yogurt + Dijon mustard sauce is fantastic. I’m sure you’ll turn full-blown Italian once you eat this delicious low-carb lunch recipe. Delizioso!! Molto Buona!! Special thanks to Google translate.
Macros: (2 cups spaghetti squash + 5 shrimp) 235 Calories, 10 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber, and 10 grams of protein.
Watercress with Seared Prosciutto and Peaches
I’m not gonna lie, but this recipe seemed weird to me. Fruit and Prosciutto? And on top of that, pistachios? Who in their right mind came up with this recipe? That was until I had a bite of this unique meal. Do yourself a favor and try this low-carb lunch recipe.
Macros: 505 calories, 38 grams of fat, 16 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, and 23 grams of protein per serving.
KETO BLACKENED STEAK SALAD
Are you looking for a low-carb lunch that will keep you full all day? I recommend you try this delicious steak salad. This salad isn’t your typical “little portion, and I hope I get full” salad. This salad is the MOTHER of all salads.
macros: a whopping 765 calories, 56 grams of fat, 47 grams of protein, and just 11 grams of carbs. I highly suggest you schedule a late dinner.
Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
Next, are the wonderfully smoked salmon pinwheels. These smoked salmon pinwheels make for a great appetizer, or as a quick on-the-go low-carb lunch meal. I mean, it’s salmon wrapped around a bunch of cream cheese, what else could you ask for?
Macros:168 calories, 10 grams of fat, 5 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 14 grams of protein per serving (4 pinwheels).
More Low Carb Lunch Ideas
Shawarma Chicken Bowls With Basil-Lemon Vinaigrette
For those looking for a spicy low-carb lunch packed with healthy ingredients, I suggest you try this delicious shawarma chicken bowl recipe. This low-carb recipe is slowly becoming one of our go-to’s on-the-go lunch meals, thanks to the combination of healthy fats and muscle-building protein.
Macros: 392 calories, 28 grams of fat, 9 grams of carbs, and 27 grams of protein.
Tuna Cucumber Sandwiches
Melissa cannot stop eating these cucumber tuna sandwiches. And who can blame her? At 81 calories, 4 grams of fat, 1 gram of carbs, 0 grams of fiber, and 9 grams of protein per serving (3 sandwiches), she could eat 9 of these cucumber sandwiches, and not even feel a little bit guilty about it. And neither should you. A delicious low-carb lunch, definitely a must-try.
Korean Grilled Chicken Wings with Scallion
Last but not least, we have these babies. I dare you to find someone that doesn’t love chicken wings. This low-carb lunch only requires 30 minutes to prepare and, is filled with healthy fats. With 8 grams of polyunsaturated fats and 17 grams of monounsaturated fats, your tongue won’t be the only organ in your body thanking you for eating these delicious wings; your heart will thank you too.
Macros: 534 calories, 35 grams of fat, 10 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 44 grams of protein per serving (4 wings).
Keto Ground Beef and Spinach Skillet
I’m not a fan of mushrooms. The good news is that I didn’t notice them when I was eating this delicious low-carb lunch recipe. Also, if the macros scare you, just opt-in for 93/7 ground beef.
Macros: 779 calories, 60 grams of fat. Eighteen grams of carbs, 8 grams of fiber, and 41 grams of protein.
Foil Pack Cajun Chicken and Veggies
Quick, packed with muscle-building protein and healthy fats. There’s absolutely nothing we don’t like about this tasty low-carb lunch recipe.
Macros: 154 calories, 8 grams of fat, 5 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 13 grams of protein per serving.
We hope this list of low-carb lunches gave you some new ideas to try this week. Whether it be the cucumber bites, salmon pinwheels, or those delicious wings, you’ll go back to enjoying lunch again! Low-carb lunch recipes shouldn’t be such a struggle. Enjoy these along with any other low-carb lunch recipes you may know, and continue kicking butt on your low-carb diet! You got this!
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