Keto Lunch Recipes

Ketofied Chick-Fil-A-style Chicken

Ketofied Chick-Fil-A-style Chicken

This ketofied chicken recipe features pickle juice as the brine, and protein powder as the low-carb breading alternative. The result? Juicy and golden tenders that are a perfect dupe.  Brining and frying are the secrets to cooking flavorful chicken breasts.  Using pickle juice for the brine infuses these chicken tenders with their dill flavor, plus leads to perfectly seasoned meat.Try serving these up with a side of our buffalo coleslaw, and our fire and ice pickles. These chicken strips ...

Keto Roasted Pumpkin & Halloumi Salad

Keto Roasted Pumpkin & Halloumi Salad

The somewhat sweet roasted pumpkin combined with salty cheese is an amazing experience. This salad is somewhat higher in carbs than we would normally post, so keep in mind that it’s better for those of you who are eating within a shorter time period each day. You can lessen the carbs by reducing the amount of pumpkin used and replace it with a lower-carb vegetable like cauliflower or zucchini.Every time we post a recipe with halloumi, we get a lot of questions about it. Look, halloumi is ...

Keto Crunchy Thai Chicken Salad Bowl

Keto Crunchy Thai Chicken Salad Bowl

There’s someone out there eating plain salad, with the worlds saddest most boring dressing, and I am here to save the day! Who cares about lettuce, I want the maximum number of flavor and toppings and I want it all without busting my macro’s for the day. This crunchy Thai style chicken salad bowl is the answer.We take the time to marinate the chicken in garlic, ginger, chili, lemongrass, lime juice, and fish sauce. Then we nestle it on top of a cabbage heavy salad with mint and cilantro. ...

Keto Meaty Mediterranean Lunch Bowls

Keto Meaty Mediterranean Lunch Bowls

These meaty lunch bowls feature chicken meatballs and serve it over fresh veggies with a sun-dried tomato and basil dressing. We love Mediterranean flavors, so this is one of our new favorite dishes to meal prep for the week.Those of you who don’t like pork rinds might be happy to see that none are used here, the binder is Parmesan! Just be careful because Parmesan can be salty, so you may not need to add as much salt as you would normally use to the recipe. If you’re unsure then pinch ...

Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl

I’ve fallen in love with mackerel! It’s an oily fish that’s consumed all over the world, but not something I got into until recently. It’s high in omega-3’s, which is something I’m always looking to get more of.This recipe takes mackerel and turns it into a flavor-packed meal. We marinate the fish in ginger, lemon, and coconut aminos before roasting it in the oven. The base of the bowl is broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, and peppers. Then everything is finished off with roasted almonds and ...

Keto Tuna Salad with Pesto

Keto Tuna Salad with Pesto

This is a rich tuna salad, served as a salad, that’s punched up with pesto and lemon. It’s creamy without feeling overly heavy, so it’s perfect for serving up as a summery lunch.I also love that this dish can be tossed together in less than 10 minutes and is a single serving. This makes it great for those of you who are taking lunch to work or live alone. Plus, if you keep the basic ingredients on hand in your pantry then it’s an inexpensive option that you can make whenever you ...

Steak with Keto Mushroom Stroganoff

Steak with Keto Mushroom Stroganoff

This mushroom stroganoff makes use of ribeye steak seared in butter. It’s super savory and served in a rich mushroom cream sauce. You can save some time making this recipe by cooking extra steak earlier in the week, then using some of the leftovers.Those of you who live alone, or just need a quick lunch, might also enjoy that this recipe is a single serving. Serve this up with some cauliflower rice, or a bright side salad for a complete meal. If you’d like to make this for a family ...

Low Carb Beer Cheese Soup

Low Carb Beer Cheese Soup

This beer cheese soup has all the elements of a great meal: heavy cream, crumbly bacon, melted cheese, and low-carb beer.  Make sure you check out our article on keto friendly beers.We use a bit of xanthan gum and cheese as a thickener to help the soup be just as creamy as higher carb versions of this recipe.   You can find this in the gluten-free section of your grocery store.  If for some reason you can't find it locally, then try ordering it online.  We use it a lot for thickening ...

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon Burgers

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon Burgers

These salmon burgers are grilled using cedar planks. You can find these planks at many grocery stores where the grilling items are. You can also buy them from a local hardware store. They impart a special flavor to the salmon, and also make it so much easier to grill, so give this a shot next time you’re grilling!Try serving these on lettuce leaves, or grill some mushroom buns to make burgers.  Throw on some extra patties to take to work too!  I think these are especially great with some ...

Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Kebabs

Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Kebabs

This recipe takes cheeseburgers to a whole new level. No bun substitute required! Instead, we’re grilling mini cheeseburger patties, bacon, and skewering those with other classic burger toppings. These kebabs are so fun you eat. If you don’t have a grill, you can make these on the stovetop too.Yields 10 servings of Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Kebabs The Preparation Kebabs1 pound ground beef 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 ...