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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2. Prosciutto & Egg Roll-Ups

Michelle Tam /

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

3. Spicy Salmon & Chickpea Salad

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4. Avocado & Veggie “Sushi” Rolls

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

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.

6. Chicken & Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry

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7. Steak Salad with Goat Cheese & Shiitake Mushrooms

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

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Veggie heaven. Get the recipe.

9. Chicken, Hearts of Palm & Avocado Chopped Salad

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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.

11. Light Eggplant Parmesan with Salsa

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12. BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad

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13. Turkey & Hummus Lettuce Wraps

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14. Paleo Rainbow Salad

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

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.

16. Avocado Tuna Salad

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17. 5-Minute Spicy Asian Chicken Salad

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18. Roast Beef Roll-Ups

Michelle Tam /

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

19. Grilled Chicken & Veggie Bowls

Jenny Flake /

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.

21. Grilled Chicken Niçoise Salad

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

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.

23. Thai Chicken Tacos

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