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10 Easy Low Carb Lunch Ideas

10 Easy Low Carb Lunch Ideas – quick and simply gluten free lunch box ideas for work or home.

Easy low carb lunch ideas - steak salad

10 Easy Low Carb Lunch Ideas

These easy low carb lunch ideas are great to either prep ahead, keep in the fridge and enjoy for lunch. Or, make for a quick gluten free lunch.

1. Cheesy Broccoli Salad

Low carb broccoli salad for lunch

This broccoli salad has only 4 ingredients and is perfect to make ahead, allowing the flavors to develop to a tasty lunch salad.

2. Tuna Salad

Low carb lunch ideas - tuna salad

Whether in a bowl or in lettuce wraps, I often enjoy tuna salad in one way or another. Some of my favourite accompaniments with a tuna salad include:

  • Avocado
  • Sour Cream
  • Mayo
  • Spinach
  • Feta or Goats Cheese
  • Pesto
  • Cucumber
  • Tomato
  • Keto friendly salad dressing
  • Avocado oil or Olive oil
  • Lemon Juice

3. Chicken Wraps

How to make low carb chicken wraps

Lettuce cups make an easy wrap to fill with chicken. In this instance I had leftover roast chicken that I popped into the lettuce wraps.

I just went for sour cream as a topping but you could also add in any of the following ingredients into your chicken wrap:

  • Mayo
  • Avocado
  • Chopped Tomato
  • Chopped Cucumber
  • Cooked, sliced onion
  • Feta or goats cheese

4. Egg Roll In A Bowl

Egg roll in a bowl for lunch

Egg roll in a bowl was my go to meal for packed lunches for ages. I’d make a batch on Sunday evenings and portion it out for lunches for days.

I’m quite happy to enjoy the meal straight from the fridge, while my Husband prefers to heat it in the microwave. (Probably more sensible!)

5. Cucumber, Avocado & Goats Cheese Salad

Avocado, cucumber and goats cheese salad

This salad is simple yet the flavors work so well together and create a hearty, tasty, can’t get enough of salad!

6. Steak Salad

Easy low carb lunch ideas - steak salad

A recent lunch inspiration, steak salad is the perfect meal for when you’re working from home. Create a steak salad with a bed of lettuce, topped with steak, vegetables and a low carb friendly dressing.

7. Tuna and Egg Salad

Tuna and egg salad

You’ll notice that I enjoy tuna in some variety often for lunches. In this recipe, there’s tuna and egg mixed together into a creamy dish that’s great as a topping for spinach or lettuce wraps.

8. Chicken Meal Prep

Low Carb Chicken meal prep lunch containers

Sometimes over the weekend, I prep meal prep containers with ready to grab lunch boxes like the ones above. (Find meal prep containers on Amazon.)

The above boxes include:

  • Roast chicken drumsticks/legs
  • Sauteed Cauliflower
  • Hard Boiled Eggs

9. 2 Minute Zoodles

2 Minute Zoodles for an easy low carb lunch

Hungry for lunch but only have 2 minutes? Then 2 Minute Zoodles are perfect! Simply spiralize a zucchini and heat it with a creamy sauce and you have two minute zoodles.

You could even add a small tin of tuna for a protein rich, deliciously balanced lunch.

10. Corned Beef Meal Prep

Corned beef and cauliflower mash meal prep boxes

And finally, the above meal prep containers include:

  • Corned Beef
  • Cauliflower Mash
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
10 Easy Low Carb Lunch Ideas - quick and simply gluten free lunch box ideas for work or home.

Easy Low Carb Lunch Ideas Video

Here’s a video where I cooked up 3 of these easy low carb lunch ideas. Hit play below or click here to watch on YouTube.

For even more easy low carb lunches check out Lunch in Five where you’ll get the full recipes for 30 low carb lunches – all with up to 5 net carbs, 5 ingredients and 5 simple steps. Click here to learn more.

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