23 Low-Carb Lunches That Will Actually Fill You Up

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1. BLT Spring Rolls

BLT Spring Rolls

Recipe here.

2. Prosciutto-Wrapped Peach and Pistachio Salad

Prosciutto-Wrapped Peach and Pistachio Salad

Michelle from Nom Nom Paleo has a whole series of kid-friendly paleo lunches!Check it out here. She also knows that lunch is more satisfying when it happens to be beautiful. Recipe here, packing instructions here.

3. Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad With Lemon and Dill

Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad With Lemon and Dill

Winter doesn’t have to be all soups and stews. Recipe here.

4. Skinny Omelette

Skinny Omelette

Instead of a low-carb tortilla filled with questionable ingredients, just wrap everything in a super thin omelette! Recipe here, but know that you can use whatever fillings you like.

5. Peachy Pork Lettuce Wraps and Cherry Tomatoes

Peachy Pork Lettuce Wraps and Cherry Tomatoes

No fork necessary. Recipe here.

6. Paleo California Rolls

Paleo California Rolls

Rice just gets in the way of the good stuff anyway. Recipe here.

7. Shawarma Chicken Bowls with Basil-Lemon Vinaigrette

Shawarma Chicken Bowls with Basil-Lemon Vinaigrette

No need to grab lunch at a food truck when you’ve got delicious chicken shawarma waiting in the fridge. Recipe here.

8. Spaghetti Squash With Kale, Hazelnuts, and Chickpeas

Spaghetti Squash With Kale, Hazelnuts, and Chickpeas

Delicious hot or cold. Recipe here.

9. Thai Stuffed Avocados

Thai Stuffed Avocados

Recipe here.

10. No-Mayo Tuna Salad In Romaine Cups

No-Mayo Tuna Salad In Romaine Cups

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Add mayo if you want, but this tuna salad uses hard-boiled eggs instead, for an extra protein punch. Recipe and packing directions here.

11. Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

When you cook these for dinner, be sure to make enough for at least two lunches worth of leftovers. Stuffed peppers travel well, reheat easily, and are super satisfying. Recipe here.

12. Chicken and Avocado Salad With Lime and Cilantro

Chicken and Avocado Salad With Lime and Cilantro

Recipe here.

13. Tofu Living Salad With Sesame-Lemon Dressing

Tofu Living Salad With Sesame-Lemon Dressing

Low-carb doesn’t have to be meat-heavy. Recipe here.

14. Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Just keep the lettuce separate from the meat and cheese until lunchtime. Recipehere.

15. Deconstructed Gyro Salad

Deconstructed Gyro Salad

Recipe here.

16. Shrimp Salad Cabbage Cups

Shrimp Salad Cabbage Cups

Recipe here.

17. Tuna Avocado Salad

Tuna Avocado Salad

Three ingredients gets you a delicious lunch a shell to eat it out of! Recipe here.

18. Zucchini Noodles With Tomatoes, Artichokes, Olives, and Feta

Zucchini Noodles With Tomatoes, Artichokes, Olives, and Feta

Regular pasta for lunch means you’ll need an afternoon nap. Zucchini noodles are a much more responsible choice. Recipe here.

19. Big Fat Vegan Nori Wrap

Big Fat Vegan Nori Wrap

Seaweed is far more flavorful than bread. This wrap gets its staying power from mashed chickpeas, not meat. Recipe here.

20. Cauliflower “Cous Cous” With Leeks and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Cauliflower "Cous Cous" With Leeks and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Recipe here.

21. Spaghetti Squash Quiche

Spaghetti Squash Quiche

Pack a slice (or two) and you’re good to go. Recipe here.

22. Tempeh “Bread” Kitchen Sink Sandwich

Tempeh "Bread" Kitchen Sink Sandwich

Recipe here.

23. Crab Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes with “Lazy Devil” Eggs

Crab Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes with "Lazy Devil" Eggs

Deviled eggs are tricky and time consuming, so you might as well just top halved hard-boiled eggs with your favorite kind of meat and call it a day. Recipes here.

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