Keto Lunch Recipes

Keto Philly Cheesesteak Omelet

Keto Philly Cheesesteak Omelet

Is there anything more keto than shaved steak smothered in melty provolone? Yes, you heard me right, shaved steak smothered in melty provolone and wrapped in an egg!This omelet, or more so an omelet roll, is not only filling but mostly portable, too! Well, if you don’t mind a little melty cheese on your fingers. The lightly beaten egg wrap uses oil for pliability that holds up to hunks of seasoned steak and onions.Some cheesesteak recipes may be complicated or include a long list of ...

Chili Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chili Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These chili lime chicken lettuce wraps are packed with bright citrus flavors and a little bit of heat. Nestled in lettuce, these zesty sautéed chicken bites are topped with a creamy lime aioli. While these taste like a gourmet meal, they couldn't be simpler to make at home. These lettuce wraps are the perfect choice for a busy weeknight dinner!When looking for a quick and flavorful dinner, marinated chicken is one of my go-to options. Marinades provide maximum flavor for minimum effort. ...

Crab Cake Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Cake Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab cakes were always one of my favorite treats when dining out! Loaded with crab meat and fried to perfection, these meaty medallions were an indulgence that I wrote off after becoming low carb. Luckily, they are so easy to replicate and make keto friendly!What I love most about this recipe is that each stuffed mushroom is nearly an entire meal. Portion control, especially with a crab cake, can be tough. The mushroom cap is the perfect way to feel “full” while holding all the glorious ...

Keto Bacon and Broccoli Tart

Keto Bacon and Broccoli Tart

This tart is so versatile, it is brilliant for grab and go breakfasts, packed lunches, or to come home to after a busy day for a quick and nutritious evening meal. The recipe makes 8 slices and keeps very well in the fridge, so put aside a little time at the weekend to bake the dish and you are set up for the week ahead!Taking influences from a French quiche with the classic flavors of bacon and broccoli, encased in a crisp pastry, this is a hearty tart. The addition of tangy Parmesan, ...

Marinated Pesto Chicken Salad with Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette

Marinated Pesto Chicken Salad with Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette

In a salad slump? Bored with the basics? Can’t stand the thought of another listless, leafy green? Great! It’s time for a beautifully dressed, light, and bright salad that will reignite your love for a fiber-full lunch or dinner that doesn’t disappoint!The absolute best part of this salad is that the marinade doubles as the dressing and can be made days in advance or in large or small batches. It takes just 20 minutes of bathing your chicken in this acidic dressing to transform a boring ...

Avocado BLT Salad with Sweet Onion Bacon Ranch Dressing

Avocado BLT Salad with Sweet Onion Bacon Ranch Dressing

Everyone knows the level of tasty deliciousness that is a classic BLT. As a ketoer, you may also know the lower carb version of a BLT which is bun-less and may or may not include the healthy fats of a creamy avocado. What makes this Avocado BLT Salad stand out from the rest? The drizzle of sweet and tangy ranch dressing made with caramelized onion and bacon drippings!The dressing is the real star of this salad. Made in small batches, it’s easy to whip up and have just enough for two or ...

Keto Crescent Dogs

Keto Crescent Dogs

These family-friendly hot dogs go fast at my house. Large all-beef hot dogs are wrapped in cheese dough then baked to golden perfection. They're easy to make, super filling, and look so impressive. Kids love this, and they are easy for packing in lunches.I used all-beef hot dogs from Costco, but you can use whatever brand you prefer. I think sausages would also be lovely.Yields 8 servings of Keto Crescent Dogs The Preparation1 ¾ cups mozzarella cheese 1 ounce cream cheese ...

Rosemary Chicken Salad with Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rosemary Chicken Salad with Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette

Cooking with herbs can be very intimidating, especially if you are looking for a quick and easy keto meal, but adding some fresh flavor to your salad is so easy! All it takes is a tablespoon or two of the right herb to elevate your lunch salads from run-of-the-mill to OMG.I am OK with a plain chicken salad using the right dressing, but add a dash of rosemary and you will actually see me get excited to eat this meal on repeat. Plus, it’s so easy to make something as simple as a chicken ...

Braised Pork Belly Noodles

Braised Pork Belly Noodles

There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of hot noodles and this dish is umami-packed without the guilt of wheat!We are using kelp noodles. They are clear, thin, almost glass-like noodles. Kelp is a seaweed that is rich in iodine. They are technically not noodles - think of it as a sea vegetable that is fat-free, gluten-free, and very low in carbohydrates. Because it looks like noodles, you may use it anywhere you would use actual noodles, think hot broths and stir-fries! Kelp ...

Caesar Salad Bacon Baskets

Caesar Salad Bacon Baskets

Crisp bacon baskets stuffed with a quick Caesar salad. This fun lunch option is a great way to switch things up. When you fold these to take a bite, you've essentially created Caesar salad tacos - and there's no judgment here on that.These baskets are savory overload. The bacon, Parmesan, and Caesar dressing combine salt and umami. The touch of tomato is not traditional for a Caesar but brings a welcome element of freshness to each bite.I mention this in this again in the steps, but ...