23 Healthy And Delicious Low-Carb Lunches

WANTED: a yummy, filling meal that won’t lead to a 2 p.m. carb crash. Is that so much to ask?

1. Spaghetti Squash Noodle Bowl with Lime Peanut Sauce

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ID: 2715142

2. Prosciutto & Egg Roll-Ups

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Aww, they’re like little hand-omelets. Get the recipe.

ID: 2722673

3. Spicy Salmon & Chickpea Salad

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ID: 2711986

4. Avocado & Veggie “Sushi” Rolls

No rice = no post-lunch crash. Get the recipe.

ID: 2716447

5. Bean & Cheese Salad

Beans certainly aren’t carb-less, but they’re full of protein and will keep you satisfied way longer than pasta or grains. Get the recipe.

ID: 2722400

6. Chicken & Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry

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ID: 2711946

7. Steak Salad with Goat Cheese & Shiitake Mushrooms

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ID: 2711803

8. Caesar Lettuce Wraps with Kale, Quinoa, Tofu & Avocado

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Veggie heaven. Get the recipe.

ID: 2723049

9. Chicken, Hearts of Palm & Avocado Chopped Salad

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ID: 2715907

10. White Bean & Tuna Salad with Radicchio & Parsley Vinaigrette

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You can make the dressing ahead of time and dress the salad when you’re ready to eat. Get the recipe.

ID: 2722451

11. Light Eggplant Parmesan with Salsa

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ID: 2716434

12. BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad

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ID: 2718857

13. Turkey & Hummus Lettuce Wraps

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ID: 2710497

14. Paleo Rainbow Salad

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With balsamic-roasted Brussels sprouts and almond-crusted chicken. Get the recipe.

ID: 2716404

15. Prosciutto-Wrapped Mini Frittatas

Michelle Tam /

Make a batch of these handy little bites, keep them in the fridge, and then eat throughout the week with a simple green salad. Get the recipe.

ID: 2716848

16. Avocado Tuna Salad

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ID: 2716582

17. 5-Minute Spicy Asian Chicken Salad

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ID: 2716391

18. Roast Beef Roll-Ups

Michelle Tam /

Filled with peppers and cucumber. Don’t forget the dippin’ mustard! Get the recipe.

ID: 2717613

19. Grilled Chicken & Veggie Bowls

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This is a super-smart way to pack up multiple lunches ahead of time for the week. Skip the brown rice if you’re not into that. Get the recipe.

ID: 2722636

20. Sweet & Sour Broccoli Salad

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ID: 2718456

21. Grilled Chicken Niçoise Salad

Just go easy on the potatoes, OK? Get the recipe.

ID: 2718431

22. Mason Jar Zucchini Noodle Salad

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With coconut-avocado-lime dressing. You’ll still need to dump it into a bowl and mix it up to eat it, but gosh are those layers cute. Get the recipe.

ID: 2723210

23. Thai Chicken Tacos

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ID: 2716380

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