Keto Lunch Recipes

Halloumi Salad with Mint Dressing

Halloumi Salad with Mint Dressing

This halloumi cheese salad with mint dressing is great for vegetarians, cheese lovers, and anyone craving a little something Greek. If you don't know what halloumi cheese is yet, it is a staple in Greek cooking. It's a firm cheese that does not melt making it perfect for grilling and serving warm. Frying the halloumi cheese in this recipe pairs it perfectly with fresh, crisp mixed greens and the mint dressing served on top. The mint dressing pairs so well with the halloumi, adding some ...

Grilled Tuna Salad with Garlic Dressing

Grilled Tuna Salad with Garlic Dressing

This salad is as good if not better than the way it looks! Fresh grilled tuna on a bed of greens with onion, cherry tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs. For added texture and flavor, we sprinkle chopped walnuts and drizzle with a garlic dressing. This is one packed salad! The fresh grilled tuna is a great alternative to canned tuna, bringing a delicious flavor that you just can't get from a can. With a good amount of fat and protein in this keto salad, it will help you to stay fuller for hours ...

Creamy Keto Taco Soup

Creamy Keto Taco Soup

Keto taco soup may be the perfect soup recipe. It’s easy-to-make, supremely satisfying, and can be adapted to the Crock-Pot or Instant Pot easily. (Plus, you can make it freezer-friendly for a super quick keto meal.) However, there’s one catch — We’ll have to skip the beans, corn, and tortilla chips that are often lurking in taco soup. With this keto taco soup recipe, they won’t be necessary anyway. Is Taco Soup Good for Keto? As long as you skip the beans, corn, and tortilla chips, ...

Keto Chicken Salad

Keto Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is one of the best keto staples. With the right ingredients, it checks all the boxes for a perfect keto-friendly meal: satisfying, delicious, healthy, convenient, and versatile. The only problem is that all chicken salads aren’t made the same. Some are too rich, some have too much vinegar, and others come with unnecessary high-carb ingredients. Finding the right balance of flavors and textures is a challenge, so we decided to take chicken salad to the keto kitchen for a ...

Keto Poke Bowls

Keto Poke Bowls

In Hawaiian, poke means “to slice,” which is the “hardest” part of putting together a delicious poke bowl. Everything about this keto-friendly poke recipe is easy: from the ingredients to the prep to the clean-up. This makes it the perfect dish when you want something quick, delicious, healthy, and keto-friendly. Once you get the hang of making it yourself, you will no longer have to wonder how many carbs and calories are hiding in your takeout poke bowl. What is a Poke Bowl? Poke is ...

Keto Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Keto Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Though cauliflower is a low-carb vegetable, not all cauliflower crust pizzas are keto-friendly. In fact, most store-bought products and restaurant-made cauliflower crusts have around the same amount of net carbs as traditional flour-based pizza. As with most of your favorite dishes, your best option is to make it yourself -- especially when you want pizza. This is the most reliable way to get all the flavors and textures you crave without slowing your progress. All you need is the right ...

Easy Keto Smoked Salmon Lunch Bowl

Easy Keto Smoked Salmon Lunch Bowl

Smoked salmon is rich in its own right and can stand up as a meal in and of itself. Today, I bring you a super simple lunch that can be put together in just a few minutes and is filled with delicious flavors. You can mix the lime juice into your mayo or drizzle it over the top of the bowl for a pop of acidity to balance the ingredients together. Feel free to put your own spin on it if you'd like. You could swap out the mayo for cream cheese, add in everything bagel seasoning, and sub out ...

Keto Venezuelan Chicken Salad

Keto Venezuelan Chicken Salad

Shredded chicken combined with avocado to make an easy, creamy, no-cook meal that's perfect for lunch. It takes only a few minutes to prepare and saves great in the fridge for leftover lunches in the future. The crunch of the red bell pepper and acidity from the lime juice compliment this salad to create a fresh and balanced flavor profile. To make a more complete meal, this goes great on a bed of spinach for a bit of extra crunch and micronutrients. If you need to up the fat content, you ...

Summer Tuna Avocado Salad

Summer Tuna Avocado Salad

Who knew avocado and tuna would go so well together!? I’m in awe of just how delicious this salad is. It has a mix of strong flavors complimented by the tart lemon dressing. Not to mention, it requires NO cooking and can be put together in just a few minutes! For this salad, I used an English cucumber, but if you have trouble finding it, you can use just a regular one. It should be fairly large, roughly 8 inches in length so that you can get enough for this recipe. You can also add in ...

Mushrooms & Goat Cheese Salad

Mushrooms & Goat Cheese Salad

Wow - this is one amazing salad!  The best part is the mushrooms sauteed in butter.  It helps keep the lettuce moist and pairs well with the balsamic vinegar dressing and crumbled goat cheese. For this recipe I used a baby greens mix from the store but if you can't find that mixture even just baby kale, spinach, and a little romaine will go a long way with this delicious dish.  Alternatively for the cheese, you could also try chunks of brie or feta.  Each would taste equally as ...