Eating lunch out when you’re trying to watch your carbs is a major challenge. Finding healthy options in a restaurant is tough and not to mention expensive. So I’ve gathered together 6 low-carb lunches you can bring to work to help you succeed with your diet and have lots of energy for your afternoon work schedule. (If you’re working from home, these meals are a great option for busy days.)
I recommend picking up your ingredients ahead of time and prepping for the next day’s lunch the night before. Pack the meal in a glass meal prep container, stainless steel lunchbots, or in one of these BPA free 3 compartment plastic lunch boxes. You’ll have a healthy, low-carb, grain-free, sugar-free lunch all set and ready.
It only takes about twenty minutes to prep the meat and veggies for this hearty chili. Then set it in your slow cooker the night before, and lunch will be ready to go in the morning. Total carbs: 12.8 grams
Won’t this make a fun lunch? I like to call it pizza on a zucchini! It only takes about twenty-five minutes to prep, and then 25 minutes to bake. Total carbs: 5.1 grams
These marinated chicken breasts are so juicy and delicious, you’ll probably want to make them for dinner. Just be sure to set aside one for your lunch the next day with a scoop of the delightful vegetable medley. Total carbs: 12.2 grams
Who doesn’t love a delicious, healthy meal that’s ready in just fifteen minutes? Taco bowls are always a great go-to meal for busy days because they come together so quickly. Total carbs: 13.6 grams
Sardines have zero carbs. Zero! And they’re so good for you. Make the cauliflower toast the night before, add your sardines in the morning, and you’ll be dreaming about this awesome meal until lunchtime. Total carbs: 1.7 grams
Stir-fry is so quick and easy. I use avocado oil and butter for a scrumptious meal with healthy fats. And it only takes about 15 minutes to cook. Total carbs: 9.8 grams
There you go. Make it a healthy on-the-go week!
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