41. Salmon BLT Stacks with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette
There’s nothing quite like the bacon, lettuce, and tomato combo of a good BLT sandwich, but you aren’t likely to find actual sandwiches on a list of low-carb lunch ideas. Instead, think of the idea of a “stacker”. This idea layers your favorite flavors, like fresh salmon, and offers them up in a sandwich-like stack. While you will still need a fork to dig into this, it’s a great twist on the classic idea.
42. Italian Vinegar Brussel Sprouts
You don’t often hear someone proclaim their love of Brussel sprouts, but that’s what you’ll be doing when you try this recipe. It is amazingly delicious! Brussel sprouts are cooked until tender with a bit of garlic and seasoned vinegar, then sprinkled with salt and pepper to taste. This is a good side dish when you’re ready to break out of your low-carb lunch rut.
43. Zucchini Lasagna
Substitute thin-sliced zucchini strips in this low-carb version of lasagna. Paired with ground beef and cheese, it’s definitely one of the most filling low-carb lunch recipes. One of the problems with using zucchini in place of pasta is the chance of the dish being too soggy due to the high water content in the zucchini. Eliminate this problem by grilling or broiling the strips of zucchini before you assemble the lasagna.
44. Eggplant Pizza
Vegetarian carb-free lunch ideas can be hard to come b, but this delightfully easy dish can be completely meatless, checking all the boxes you need! Slices of eggplant make convenient “crusts” for the pizzas. While this recipe makes use of a simple homemade sauce, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese, feel free to use whatever toppings you like. With the bite-size pieces, you have the opportunity to use many different flavor combos so you will never grow tired of this dish.
45. Mediterranean Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos
With the Mediterranean spices and lack of traditional taco shell, it’s hard to officially call this recipe a taco, but it still has a lot of the elements you look for in a taco. Most of all, it’s delicious, so who cares about a detail like a name? Taco holders make it a lot easier to serve the tacos with lettuce shells. You can also try using the lettuce to wrap it up more like a burrito for easier handling.
46. Strawberry Chicken Salad
Fresh strawberries offer a refreshing burst of juice as you bite into this summer salad. Feel free to cook the chicken well ahead of time to make it easy to put together whenever you want. If you don’t have time to make your own dressing, a simple store bought fruit-based vinaigrette is an easy solution.
47. Zucchini Pizza Boats
When you’re trying to eat low-carb foods, you can’t fall back on zucchini bread for using up all the zucchini that’s coming out of the garden. Instead, try making these delicious pizza boats. By slicing the zucchini lengthwise rather than into small circles, you make the pizza a fun new shape, and it’s easy to pick up and eat. A creative and tasty use for zucchini.
48. Crockpot Zucchini Chicken Parmesan
When you don’t have a lot of time, this easy crockpot recipe helps make sure that you have a delicious no carb lunch that you can eat at home or take with you to work. No microwave at work? No problem. Pack this up in an insulated lunch box and it should stay warm enough for you to still enjoy. Crockpots are such an amazing appliance especially when looking for new low carb options.
49. Favorite Apple Chicken Salad
If you like salads that are a little sweet but also a little crunchy, check out this apple chicken salad. Using crunchy apple chips rather than fresh fruit makes this salad a bit unique. If you’re taking it on the go, be sure to keep the apple chips separate as they’ll get too soggy if they’re sitting on other vegetables.
50. Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
This slow cooker chicken requires a small amount of prep work in the evening but you’ll wake up to a great-tasting low-carb lunch to take with you. Searing the chicken in a pan before cooking it in the slow cooker locks in some of the flavors. Want something easy to go with it? Prepare fresh salads over the weekend in mason jars by layering the ingredients. You’ll simply have to grab one whenever you want a tasty side dish.
Lose Weight with these 50 Delicious Low Carb Lunch Ideas
When you first start following a low-carb lifestyle, your options might seem a bit limited. However, it should now be easy to see that there’s plenty of ways for you to change things up and keep your diet fresh and exciting. Keep an open mind when it comes to trying new foods and always be on the lookout for some new favorites. As time goes on, your taste buds will start to change and crave all these delicious, healthy foods. After lunch comes dinner, if you liked these low-carb lunch recipes you will definitely find our 50 easy to make low-carb dinner recipes awesome.