Check out these 10 low carb lunch ideas that you can take with you to work, whilst remaining healthy.
If you work a normal day job and often find yourself in a situation where you just eat unhealthy takeout food for lunch, then you need to change things up and start prepping a few healthy work lunches every week.
I remember when I used to work a corporate job.
It was just too easy to never take my own lunch with me, and rather head to the local deli and buy myself some “healthy” pastries or pizza looking foods.
The problem is, you always end up overeating and not sticking to real healthy foods.
So with that being a problem amongst so many of you working men, I thought it’s a good idea to put together 10 really simple and healthy low carb lunch ideas that you can take to work!
10 Low Carb Lunch Ideas
Make sure to check out these healthy lunch options below.
They are all relatively simple to put together, and you can even make them the day before.
Just remember, healthy foods do require just a little more effort. But they are definitely worth it in the long run!
1. Italian Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
These meal prep bowls are really easy to make, and perfect for making a few meals ahead for the week.
They are packed with vegetables and seasoned chicken, so they definitely taste great.
If you feel you don’t have enough time to make lunch everyday, then meal prepping is the answer.
2. Easy Shrimp Avocado Salad
If you are a fan of shrimp, then this shrimp and avocado salad with tomatoes and feta is another really tasty and healthy option for a work lunch.
This particular recipe works really well in the hotter, summer months. Although I’m sure you eat it in the winter too.
3. Cinnamon Pork Chops
Another great idea for meal prepping!
If you feel like chicken is used a bit too often when it comes to meal prepping, then try out this pork chop recipe.
The recipe mixes things up a bit by adding cinnamon and nutmeg.
4. Cauliflower Fried Rice
This low carb, high protein meal can be made as a lunch or dinner.
Containing cauliflower, egg, chicken and various vegetables, you can’t go wrong with this 30 minute meal.
The great thing about friend rice is you can throw it in the fridge and eat it a day or two after!
5. Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe
Whip up this avocado tuna salad in no time before heading to work.
Containing a few extras such as cilantro, red onions, cucumber and lemon juice, this salad is quick, easy and healthy!
6. Santa Fe Low Carb Chicken Meal Prep
Chicken, vegetables and cauliflower rice all go together in these meal prep bowls.
Easy to make, and you can freeze a few for the following week.
7. BLT Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados
Avocados are a great source of healthy fats, so naturally I try eat them whenever possible.
Swop out bread for an avocado with these awesome BLT chicken stuffed avocados!
8. Easy Jalapeno Shrimp Veggie Bake
If you feel like making just a little bit of an effort, then try out this vegetable bake!
It contains lean protein, vegetables and lots of spices and herbs to make a tasty lunch.
9. California Turkey & Bacon Lettuce Wraps with Basil Mayo
I love eating wraps, so naturally I added these to the list.
These turkey and bacon wraps are super low carb, as the traditional wraps are replaced with lettuce.
The basil mayo is the real star, though!
10. Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad
And last but not least, a grilled chicken chicken salad with mediterranean flavors.
Chicken salads are too easy to make, which is why we love making them.
This recipe is packed with all the healthy things that go into a traditional salad, together with herbs and spices.
With just a little effort you can start to eat healthier everyday. So make sure to try a few of these recipes out!