Keto Lunch Ideas! 21 Low Carb Recipes That’ll Make You Look Forward to Lunch Again

21 Keto Lunch Ideas! Perfectly packable low carb lunches for work or school! Whether you’re a meal prepper or a leftover enthusiast you’ll love these easy ketogenic lunch recipes that are easy and low carb.

When I started the keto diet, I never had a hard time finding good keto recipes or ten for dinner or dessert, but keto lunch ideas? 

That was always a challenge for me.

If you’ve been thinking that finding a fabulous packable, low carb lunch for work or school or even home is next to impossible; you’re not alone.

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Fabulous packable keto lunch recipes to take on the go to work, school, or enjoy at home! Make life easy with these low carb, ketogenic diet recipes for lunch! Whether you’re looking for quick and easy chicken, or prefer to meal prep a beef taco bowl your lunch is covered with these easy keto recipes! Don’t miss the tuna salad stuffed avocados! Yum! #keto #ketogenic #ketosis #ketodiet #ketogenicdiet #ketorecipes #ketolunch #lowcarb

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Keto Lunch Meal Prep

I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again-meal prep is the best and easiest way to stay on top of your keto game. Not only does it save you a ton of money, but it’s also a time and energy saver.

Meal prepping your lunches on Saturday or Sunday means more free time during the week and always means more money in your pocket because you cut back on last-minute grocery store runs and restaurant meals.

Meal prepping doesn’t mean you’ll spend all day in the kitchen! You may choose three crockpot meals for the week that make enough for dinner and lunch.

Boom. How’s that for easy?

Ok, I’ll jump off the meal prep soapbox now. You can read more about meal prepping for weight loss on the keto diet right here.

Whether you’re planning or prepping these keto lunch ideas will inspire you to stick to your diet!

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Ok. Now, let’s do lunch!

Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocados

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Fabulous packable keto lunch recipes to take on the go to work, school, or enjoy at home! Make life easy with these low carb, ketogenic diet recipes for lunch! Whether you’re looking for quick and easy chicken, or prefer to meal prep a beef taco bowl your lunch is covered with these easy keto recipes! Don’t miss the tuna salad stuffed avocados! Yum! #keto #ketogenic #ketosis #ketodiet #ketogenicdiet #ketorecipes #ketolunch #lowcarb

Starting things off with this keto lunch idea from Yummy Healthy Easy! I know tuna salad is nothing new, but this recipe has a secret ingredient that adds a crunch & makes the tuna outstanding. Pickles. I can’t keep a secret to save my life. Try the recipe-you’ll love it! Get it on Yummy Healthy Easy 

Taco Salad

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Easy keto meal prep taco bowls by Megan Seelingler may be the best keto lunch idea ever!
Photo: Megan Seelinger

Here’s an easy keto lunch idea made to meal prep ahead! Get the details on Megan Seelinger

Greek Mason Jar Salad

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Fabulous packable keto lunch recipes to take on the go to work, school, or enjoy at home! Make life easy with these low carb, ketogenic diet recipes for lunch! Whether you’re looking for quick and easy chicken, or prefer to meal prep a beef taco bowl your lunch is covered with these easy keto recipes! Don’t miss the tuna salad stuffed avocados! Yum! #keto #ketogenic #ketosis #ketodiet #ketogenicdiet #ketorecipes #ketolunch #lowcarb
Image: Wholesome Yum

Easy to prep Greek salads – in Mason jars via Wholesome Yum.

Buffalo Chicken Wraps

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Fabulous packable keto lunch recipes to take on the go to work, school, or enjoy at home! Make life easy with these low carb, ketogenic diet recipes for lunch! Whether you’re looking for quick and easy chicken, or prefer to meal prep a beef taco bowl your lunch is covered with these easy keto recipes! Don’t miss the tuna salad stuffed avocados! Yum! #keto #ketogenic #ketosis #ketodiet #ketogenicdiet #ketorecipes #ketolunch #lowcarb
Photo: Tastaholics

If your idea of a packable keto lunch is more wrap than salad then you’ll enjoy this low carb recipe from Tastaholic’s that comes together in less than 15 minutes.

Get the recipe here 

Grilled Cheese (With A Cauliflower Crust)

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Cauliflower Grilled Cheese from Cast Iron Keto will change the way you do lunch!
Photo: The Iron You

Let me start by saying this takes a tiny bit of effort, but I would never suggest work that did not pay off.

From The Iron You 

Caprese Salad In A Jar

21 low carb keto lunch recipes perfect for work, home or on the go! These simple recipes make losing weight on the ketogenic diet easy! Add these keto recipes with shrimp, chicken, tuna, and beef to your weekly meal prep plan! From easy crockpot keto recipes like soups to cold salads & lettuce wraps with vegetarian and dairy-free options you’ll never run out of keto lunch ideas! #keto #ketorecipes #ketodiet #ketogenic #ketogenicdiet #lowcarb #weightlossrecipes #LCHF

A super simple meal prep idea-mason jar salads! This simple Caprese salad is the traditional lineup of mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil seasoned with Olive Oil, salt and pepper.

The genius is in the prep. Make these a day or two in advance – store in covered Mason jars in the fridge – and you don’t have to worry about packing lunch all week.

Get the recipe on Skinny Ms

Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes

21 low carb keto lunch recipes perfect for work, home or on the go! These simple recipes make losing weight on the ketogenic diet easy! Add these keto recipes with shrimp, chicken, tuna, and beef to your weekly meal prep plan! From easy crockpot keto recipes like soups to cold salads & lettuce wraps with vegetarian and dairy-free options you’ll never run out of keto lunch ideas! #keto #ketorecipes #ketodiet #ketogenic #ketogenicdiet #lowcarb #weightlossrecipes #LCHF

No bun? No problem! Here’s a high protein low carb alternative to sandwiches for lunch using fresh tomato as a vehicle for tuna salad topped with melted cheese.

Get the recipe on Beauty and The Foodie  

Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese & Walnuts

If you like chicken salad, then you’ll ADORE this super low carb recipe for lunch. We are talking 1 net carb per serving!

Try it on keto bread or crackers!

Get the recipe details here!

Grilled Chicken Salad with Bacon

21 low carb keto lunch recipes perfect for work, home or on the go! These simple recipes make losing weight on the ketogenic diet easy! Add these keto recipes with shrimp, chicken, tuna, and beef to your weekly meal prep plan! From easy crockpot keto recipes like soups to cold salads & lettuce wraps with vegetarian and dairy-free options you’ll never run out of keto lunch ideas! #keto #ketorecipes #ketodiet #ketogenic #ketogenicdiet #lowcarb #weightlossrecipes #LCHF

It’s OK to unapologetically crave a salad for lunch-especially one that features bacon, avocado, and Caesar dressing!

Check it out on Savory Tooth

Chicken “Noodle” Soup In A Jar

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Meal prep your keto lunch with this genius recipe from KetoDiet App! Keto Soup has never been so easy!
Photo: Keto Diet App

This mason jar soup idea may be the easiest packable lunch-ever. You can prep the soup ahead of time, store in the refrigerator, and all you have to do for lunch at work is add water!

Get this lunch idea on KetoDiet App

Shrimp & Cauliflower Salad

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Super simple keto salad from I Breathe I'm Hungry takes cauliflower to a new level!
Photo: I Breathe I’m Hungry

Here’s a keto summer salad recipe featuring shrimp and cauliflower that’s beautiful and delicious from Melissa over at I Breathe I’m Hungry.

Get all the details & full recipe here 

Pizza Muffin In A Mug

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Low Carb Pizza Muffin is the easiest low carb lunch ever! Great recipe from My Montana Kitchen
Photo: My Montana Kitchen

If a keto lunch recipe that comes together in less than 2 minutes sounds good, then check out this cheesy pizza combination from My Montana Kitchen! It’s a muffin with pepperoni, cheese, and Italian spices. And it’s amazing.

Get all of the details right here

The Unwich Lettuce Wrap

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Unwich recipe from Ketogasm is the only keto wrap recipe you'll need! Fabulous on the go keto lunch idea!
Photo: Ketogasm

Get the 411 on all things Unwich & find out once & for all how to make a lettuce wrap you’ll be confident enough to eat wearing a white t-shirt. A good white t-shirt.

Get the recipe on Ketogasm 

Cobb Salad

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Cobb Egg Salad takes keto lunch to another level! Love this recipe from Lemon Tree Dwelling
Photo: Lemon Tree Dwelling

Take basic egg salad & your lunch hour to another level with this Cobb Egg Salad recipe from Cathy at Lemon Tree Dwelling

Mexican Chicken Soup (Crock Pot)

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Awesome low carb Mexican crockpot soup from Low Carb Yum is the perfect recipe to meal prep for a keto lunch!
Photo: Low Carb Yum

Leftover Alert: Ordinarily leftovers for lunch are not my jam, but there are exceptions for every rule. Here’s one of them.

It takes around five minutes to put this low carb Mexican crockpot soup recipe together, but it tastes like you put in hours of work!

Get the recipe on Low Carb Yum

Cuban Sandwich

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Keto Cuban Sandwich from Mince Republic makes a fabulous keto lunch for work or school
Photo: Mince Republic

Featuring ham, pork, Swiss cheese, and mustard this almond flour combination will give you all of the flavors of the traditional Cuban recipe with none of the guilt!

Get the full recipe on Mince Republic

Portobello Pizza

21 low carb keto lunch recipes perfect for work, home or on the go! These simple recipes make losing weight on the ketogenic diet easy! Add these keto recipes with shrimp, chicken, tuna, and beef to your weekly meal prep plan! From easy crockpot keto recipes like soups to cold salads & lettuce wraps with vegetarian and dairy-free options you’ll never run out of keto lunch ideas! #keto #ketorecipes #ketodiet #ketogenic #ketogenicdiet #lowcarb #weightlossrecipes #LCHF

A simple pizza inside a portobello mushroom! Find the full recipe on The Wholesome Dish

Crunchy Cauliflower Salad

21 Keto Lunch Ideas Vegetarian low carb lunch recipe from Low Carb, So Simple
Photo: Low Carb, So Simple

Another vegetarian option for lunch! Chopped cauliflower combined with finely chopped leeks, walnuts, full-fat sour cream, and a pinch of sea salt creates a nice texture and a creamy, healthy keto lunch for work or school.

Get the full recipe on Low Carb, So Simple

Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

Photo: Jo Cooks

Miss pasta? Enter the zoodle! Enjoy for dinner & save the leftovers for lunch!

Recipe on Jo Cooks 

Easy Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Here’s another exception to the leftovers rule. I had to include this Keto Ground Beef Casserole as one of my favorite keto lunch ideas, because it IS one of my favorites:) It is also an easy 30 minute recipe with 3.6 net carbs per serving. Get the recipe here on Word To Your Mother Blog.

Buffalo Chicken Tenders

21 low carb keto lunch recipes perfect for work, home or on the go! These simple recipes make losing weight on the ketogenic diet easy! Add these keto recipes with shrimp, chicken, tuna, and beef to your weekly meal prep plan! From easy crockpot keto recipes like soups to cold salads & lettuce wraps with vegetarian and dairy-free options you’ll never run out of keto lunch ideas! #keto #ketorecipes #ketodiet #ketogenic #ketogenicdiet #lowcarb #weightlossrecipes #LCHF

If you aren’t already an almond four fan, you will be after you try this recipe for keto, yes, keto buffalo chicken tenders! Get the recipe on Lexi’s Clean Kitchen 

Taco Cabbage Skillet

Photo: Hey Keto Mama

I’m sneaking in one more dinner for lunch recipe here, but there’s solid logic behind my decision. It’s easy – budget-friendly & tastes better the next day!

Get the full recipe on Hey Keto Mama

Chilli 

Image: That Low Carb Life

Delicious chili that tastes even better the second day! Via That Low Carb Life 

“Mac” & Cheese

Photo: Gluten Free Daddy 

Ok, so technically it’s cauliflower & cheese, but this recipe is so creamy you’ll forget. No, seriously. You will.

Get all the details on Gluten Free Daddy

Salmon Poke Bowl

Image: My Keto Kitchen

A quick & easy lunch that’s super healthy & takes minutes to prep via My Keto Kitchen

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Keto Lunch Ideas! 21 low carb keto lunch recipes perfect for work, home or on the go! These simple low carb recipes make weight loss on the ketogenic diet easy on the go! Enjoy these easy keto recipes with chicken or tuna salad, shrimp, microwaveable soups & chili or go with a low carb wrap, cobb salad or bowl! Never run out of low carb ideas for lunch at work or home with this collection of keto lunch ideas for weight loss!! #keto #ketorecipes #lowcarb

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