We’ve already gushed about some dinners that even non-dieters will love, and today we’re talking midday dishes. These 15 keto-friendly lunches are delicious and easy to whip up for the week ahead. Remember, the focus here is on high-fat, adequate-protein, and a low carb intake – but none of that means they can’t be yummy!
1. Chicken, Bacon, Avocado Caesar Salad
Caesar salads are a fan favorite, and when packed with avocado and bacon too, they just get even more delicious. The great news is this kind of recipe is keto-friendly! Find all the details behind this bowl at Wicked Stuffed.
2. Pulled Chicken Wraps
The KetoDiet Blog whipped up these pulled chicken wraps that looks quite delicious too. Filled with lots of flavorful ingredients – including avocado – these tacos are the perfect lunchtime treat. You can even pack them for the kids’ school lunches.
3. Italian Sub Rollups
Get all the flavors you love from an Italian sub but without all the carbs from the bread! These roll-ups from Our Paleo Life have it all. Perfect too add to the lunch box or as appetizers for game night, check out the recipe after the jump.
4. Avocado Chicken Salad
Chicken salad is a lunchtime pleaser and using avocado instead of mayo is a great way to go – or in combination with it. Check out this particular recipe by visiting Meredith Rines and grabbing the details. It’s an unique spin on the classic dish.
5. Taco Salad
Fat For Weight Loss made a delicious taco salad that fits the keto bill as well. Filled with the yummiest of ingredients, it’s easy to put together and prep ahead of time as well. Of course you and use this as a family dinner as well.
6. Cheeseburger Lettuce Wraps
If you’re feeling like a juicy cheeseburger, don’t deny one! Instead, wrap it up in some lettuce and go at it. Grab the idea and the recipe by visiting Life in the Lofthouse.
7. Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad
Here’s a salad that filled with goodness – and bacon – that you can carry to lunch any day of the week. This broccoli and cauliflower concoction can be found at Cooking Classy. And all the ingredients will satisfy your savory tooth.
8. Chicken Enchilada Bowl
Hey Keto Mama whipped up this chicken enchilada bowl and we’re in love with its ease as well. Perfect for lunch – and dinner too – the entire family will enjoy the bite. All your favorite toppings can be used and no one will feel bad leaving the lunch table.
9. Cauliflower Ham and Cheese Soup
Here’s a soup that’s just as yummy too. Ham and cauliflower, its flavors can easily be enjoyed all year long. Grab the details by hopping on over to Will Cook For Smiles.
10. Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Mozzarella stuffed meatballs are always a good idea. And they’re even better when you know you can indulge without feeling shameful or straying away from your diet. Check out the recipe and the details by going to The Recipe Critic.
11. Pork Rind Nachos
I’m sure you never expected to hear the words “pork rind” on your diet but, here they are. These nachos fit right into the keto way of life and they’re full of delicious flavor. Learn more at KetoConnect.
12. Skillet Caprese Chicken with Avocado
Whip up some skillet chicken with some help from Cooking Classy! This caprese style dish – topped with avocado too – is full of flavor and will be satisfying as both a lunchtime dish with a salad or as a main course for dinner. It’s kid-friendly too, which is an important aspect for lots of families.
13. Thai Peanut Chicken Crunch Slaw Salad
There’s so many wonderful things to love about this salad and we’re drooling by just taking a look at the photo. Flavorful, filled with good ingredients and more, The Creative Bite is really onto something with this dish. It’s another great prep-ahead meal.
14. BBQ Pulled Pork Flatbread
This is a great treat for the entire family to dive into on the weekend. Whip up a pizza for lunch with some pulled pork on top. Check out the recipe and how-to by taking the leap over to How to This and That.
15. Club Salad
And finally, Ruled.Me churned out this delicious club salad filled with fresh and delicious ingredients. Chicken, cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes and more, it’s got so much color and healthy benefits. Again, it’s another great one to prep ahead for the week and make life a little easier.