On a keto diet, meals must be planned carefully and creatively in order to remain within your carb budget. Finding filling meals without breaking your carb budget should be your goal.
Egg salad is an easy keto lunch that packs in plenty of protein and can be enjoyed alongside vegetables or in a lettuce wrap.
Quesadillas make an excellent keto lunch option because they’re quick and simple to prepare, providing ample protein. Use low-carb tortillas when crafting them, and customize with whatever toppings suit you best!
Quesadillas offer you plenty of dipping sauce options, from salsa and guacamole to ranch dressing and ranch sauce. Each of them provides great ways to enhance the flavors in your dish while providing added variety to your meal; alternatively they could even replace mayonnaise in salad dressing applications!
If you don’t have access to a microwave, keto-friendly quesadillas are still simple and tasty! Just be sure to flip them often until both sides are nicely browned.
These delicious keto quesadillas are an easy and satisfying recipe to whip up for lunch on keto. Made with cheddar cheese for maximum flavor, but you can mix up your cheese options to achieve exactly the flavor profile that speaks to you.
Pepper Jack or provolone cheese offers a mildly spicy kick for added variety in keto quesadillas! Or combine both to achieve the ideal keto quesadilla!
Quesadillas don’t just need to contain cheese; you can add different vegetables or ingredients as well, such as fresh cilantro for an additional splash of color and flavor or cherry tomatoes and red onion slices to boost color and add depth of flavor.
Keto quesadillas offer another great advantage by being stored in the freezer and then heated in the oven later for easy meal prepping for the week or convenient on-the-go lunches.
This low-carb recipe takes the traditional Mexican classic and adds its own flair, perfect for any diet! It includes spiced ground beef filling, fresh avocado slices and melting cheese to create an irresistibly delicious meal that’s gluten-free, grain-free, ketogenic, low-carb and Atkins friendly!
These keto burger quesadillas feature bacon, ketchup and pickles for an easy keto lunch option that’s quick to prepare. Store them in the fridge up to three days and rewarm in either a nonstick pan or air fryer when you need something quick on-the-go!
Zucchini noodles are an delicious, low-carb alternative to pasta that are great for soups, stir frys and Italian dishes alike. Plus they’re an easy way to pack in more vegetables daily!
Zucchini Noodle Salad is an easy, healthy keto lunch option you can whip up quickly ahead of time – simply use your spiralizer! For just 10 minutes and seven ingredients you have an elegant meal.
Start by cutting the ends off of your zucchini using either hand cutting or vegetable peeler. Place these ends onto the spiralizer blades and turn your handle until finished!
Allow the zucchini noodles some time to “sweat”, which will allow excess liquids to drain away. Leave them sitting for around 10 minutes in order for all their moisture to drain out of them.
Once your noodles have been soaked, add them to a skillet and cook over medium-high heat until barely tender, keeping an eye on the noodles to ensure they don’t overcook and become soggy.
This recipe for an easy, flavorful keto meal features zucchini noodles tossed with Italian pesto sauce and topped with grilled chicken for a filling and nutritious meal!
Zucchini noodles paired with sauteed spinach provide extra vitamins and minerals – it makes an easy keto lunch option that will satisfy hunger fast!
One of my favorite meals, chicken bolognese is high in carbs; for this keto version I swap out traditional meatballs with two types of veggie noodles – zucchini and yellow squash.
This delicious keto dish features low carbohydrates while remaining gluten and grain free – it can even be ready in less than 45 minutes! Enjoy this nutritious keto recipe today!
If you’re in search of an easy, low-carb lunch, this Thai Peanut Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Bowl may just be what’s needed. The chicken is drizzled with Thai Peanut Sauce while the noodles feature ground pepper and toasted sesame seeds for extra flavor!
These low-carb zoodles make an ideal summer meal. Made with fresh basil pesto, cherry tomatoes and Parmesan cheese for maximum flavour! Perfect as either lunch or dinner.
Avocado Chicken Salad
This avocado chicken salad is an easy keto lunch that you can serve over a wrap, on its own or as part of another dish! Packed full of protein, healthy fats and plenty of vegetables – it will keep you going throughout your day!
Avocado gives this chicken salad its creamy texture that’s ideal for low-carb diets, not to mention delicious and filling! Feel free to customize this recipe according to your individual tastes or even add in extra vegetables such as roasted cauliflower for extra nutrition!
Make this salad ahead and store it in the fridge, it should last two or three days depending on whether avocados begin turning brown – keep in an airtight container until ready to enjoy it!
Make this chicken salad the next time you have leftover chicken and use up that last bit! Plus, its portability means it’s perfect to bring with you on-the-go. Make it in a mason jar to take with you on your travels!
Option 2: Spread this creamy avocado chicken salad on whole wheat bread with cheese and bacon for an easy keto lunch option. The creamy texture provides the ideal fast and straightforward keto lunch solution.
If you want to store this healthy chicken salad for later consumption, freeze it up to three days in the freezer – though please be aware that its avocado component may start turning brown as it defrosts from freezing.
Make this chicken salad ahead and store in the fridge, but for optimal results serve it immediately! For added brightness add fresh cilantro and squeeze of lime. For even more vibrant flavor try topping off avocado slices with fresh cilantro leaves and an additional squeeze of lime!
An accompaniment of fresh guacamole makes any salad extra-delectable! From Wholly Guacamole mini packs to making it yourself, adding this tasty topping makes this healthy keto lunch even more irresistible!
For busy days, this lunch is perfect! Just prep the chicken, guacamole and dressing in advance before adding in the avocado at the last moment before serving!
Egg salad is a classic keto lunch that is delicious and straightforward to make. Perfect for sandwiches, lettuce wraps or avocado-stuffed avocados alike – egg salad also keeps well in the refrigerator; three days can go by between consumptions!
This delicious keto recipe features hard-boiled eggs, celery, dill and seasonings in a creamy dressing for lunches, snacks or any time of the day! Perfect as an easy lunch or snack option!
An egg salad’s success lies in its dressing. To create the ideal dish, the dressing should be creamy with just the right amount of tanginess – mayonnaise is an ideal choice here, as light or regular versions can be used depending on your diet needs. Dijon mustard adds peppery notes while lemon juice brightens everything up nicely.
Eggs are an excellent source of high-quality protein and provide essential benefits to brain and liver health as well as helping prevent macular degeneration. When selecting ingredients for an egg salad, be sure to select high-quality proteins like eggs. Choline helps promote brain and liver health while lutein prevents macular degeneration.
To make egg salad, you’ll need hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, red onion, lemon juice and fresh parsley or chives. Add salt and pepper as desired for best results.
Hard-boiled eggs are quick and simple to prepare, making this recipe ideal for busy days. Simply cover the eggs in water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat before taking them off of the heat and leaving to cool for approximately 10 minutes before refrigerating or serving!
Once your eggs have cooled, peel and separate their yolks from their whites. Mash up the yolks with mayonnaise, mustard and seasonings such as salt and pepper for optimal results before mixing in whites until everything is uniform in texture.
For an authentic egg salad experience, diced pickles can add that traditional flavor without overwhelming the dish. Simply leave out this addition if that’s what works for you!
As another great option, use low-fat mayonnaise with reduced water to make an easy sandwich that will please both kids and adults alike. Add crunchiness with celery stalks, jicama cubes or green onions; make sure that fresh lemon juice is used!