Keto Lunch Ideas To Try

Keto Lunch Ideas To Try

It can be hard to come up with keto lunch ideas, especially if you're stuck in a weekday rut. But don't worry – we've got you covered! From quick and easy recipes to make at home to delicious and healthy lunch options that are perfect for taking on the go, we've got something for everyone. So check out our roundup of the best keto lunch ideas, and get inspired to enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal today!

Best Keto Lunch Ideas

Here are some easy keto lunch recipes:

1. Broccoli Salad

 Broccoli Salad 

A broccoli salad is a great option for a quick and easy keto lunch.


For the Salad

  • Kosher salt

  • 3 heads of broccoli, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 3 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • 1/2 c. vegan cheese, shredded

  • 1/4 c. toasted sliced almonds

  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped chives 

  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard

  • 2/3 c. mayonnaise

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar


1. In a large pot or saucepan, bring 6 cups of salted water to a boil. Prepare a big ice-water bath while the water is heating up.

2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Drop the broccoli florets into the boiling water, and cook for 1 minute before removing with a slotted spoon- immediately place in the prepared ice bath. When cold, spin it in a salad spinner. You'll need to spin it at least twice.

3. In a medium mixing dish, combine the dressing ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.

4. In a mixing jar, combine all of the salad ingredients and pour over the dressing. Toss until all of the components are combined and fully coated with dressing. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

2. Tuna Salad

 Tuna Salad

This tuna salad is not only delicious, but it's also super easy to make. And it's a great option if you're looking for a healthy and satisfying lunch that you can easily take on the go.


  • 2 Albacore Tuna in water - strained

  • 2 Ribs of Celery sliced

  • 1/4 Red Onion diced

  • 2 Albacore Tuna in olive oil - strained

  • Juice from 1/2 lemon

  • 1 Heaping Tbsp. Sugar-free Dijon Mustard

  • 1/2 Cup Sugar-free Mayonnaise

  • 2 Tips. Fresh Dill - chopped

  • Salt & Pepper to Taste


1. Ensure that your tuna in water and olive oil are properly strained. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the two ingredients.

2. Prepare the diced red onion and celery. Make sure to remove the celery's stalks and cut them into u-shaped pieces. Also, make sure to chop the dill stems before extracting them.

3. Then, in a large mixing dish, combine all of the ingredients and season with salt and pepper. Everything should be mixed together at this point. After this, you can serve your dish!


3. Cauliflower Rice

 Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is a great keto lunch option because it's low in carbs and high in fiber. Plus, it's super versatile – you can add any number of toppings and flavors to customize it to your liking.


  • 1 cauliflower - grated

  • 1 Zucchini - diced

  • 1/2 an onion - diced

  • 2 cloves of garlic - minced

  • 1/2 a teaspoon of turmeric

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil


1. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add in the onion, garlic, and zucchini.

2. Sauté for around five minutes or until the veggies are slightly softened. Add in the cauliflower and turmeric.

3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Cook for around five minutes or until the cauliflower is slightly browned. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

4. Zucchini Noodles

 Zucchini Noodles

Regular noodles are full of carbs, but zucchini noodles are a great low-carb alternative. You can use them in any dish that you would normally use pasta for – from Italian-style dishes to Asian stir-fries. And they're super easy to make!


  • 1 large zucchini - spiralized

  • 1/2 a yellow onion - diced

  • 2 cloves of garlic - minced

  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add in the onion and garlic. Sauté for around five minutes or until the veggies are slightly softened.

2. Add in the zucchini noodles and season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Cook for around three minutes or until the zucchini noodles are slightly wilted. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

5. Keto Burger Buns

 Keto Burger Buns

Keto burger buns are a great alternative to traditional hamburger buns. They're good for those on a ketogenic diet or people who prefer gluten-free meals.


  • 1 and a half cups of almond flour 

  • 2 tablespoons of psyllium husk powder 

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder 

  • 1/2 a teaspoon of onion powder 

  • 1/2 a teaspoon of garlic powder 

  • 1/2 a cup of water 

  • One egg


1. In a bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.

2. Let the dough rest for five minutes. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Divide dough into four equal pieces. Form each piece into a ball and flatten slightly.

4. Place on the prepared baking sheet—Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack. Serve with your favorite burger toppings!

6. Crispy Bacon

 Crispy Bacon

There's nothing quite as delicious as crispy bacon. The best part is that it's an easy to make low carb lunch!


  • 1 lb. of bacon 


1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. 

2. Slice the bacon into tiny strips that are 1/6 inch thick. Arrange the slices in one layer on a rack inside a baking sheet.

3. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Cut into small pieces and serve with your favorite sauce.

7. Cauliflower Mac And Cheese

 Cauliflower Mac And Cheese

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is a delicious, low-carb alternative to the classic dish.


  • 8 cups chopped cauliflower florets, 1/2-inch pieces (26 oz)

  • 1 tbsp almond butter

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1/4 cup minced onion

  • 3 tbsp almond flour

  • 2 cups coconut milk

  • 7 oz vegan shredded cheese

  • 1/2 teaspoons salt


1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

2. In a large saucepan, bring a pinch of salt and 5 quarts of water to a boil. Add the cauliflower and cook until soft but not mushy, 6-7 minutes. Allow to cool slightly in the strainer before transferring to a large mixing bowl.

3. In another pan, combine the almond butter and oil over medium heat. After about 2 minutes, add the onions and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

4. Add the flour and cook, stirring frequently, until it is completely absorbed. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 3-4 minutes while continually stirring.

5. Add in the milk and continue whisking, increasing the heat to medium-high until it comes to a boil and becomes smooth and thick, about 2 minutes stirring—season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper.

6. When the sauce has thickened, remove it from the heat and put it on another burner if possible. Add 1/4 cup of cheese at a time until all of it is melted.

7. Stir in the cooked cauliflower, then bake until golden and bubbly, about 15 to 20 minutes. Then broil for 2 minutes, or until the top is slightly browned.

8. Your dish is ready to be served.

8. Cobb Salad

 Cobb Salad

The Cobb salad is one of our favorites because it is not only delicious but also very healthy with low carbs. This salad is perfect for lunch or dinner and can be easily made ahead of time.


  • 1 head of romaine lettuce - chopped

  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast - diced

  • 1/2 a cup cherry tomatoes - halved

  • 1/2 an avocado - diced

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs - sliced

  • 2 strips of bacon - diced

  • 1 ounce of vegan feta cheese - crumbled

For the dressing:

  • 2 Tbsp raw honey

  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard

  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil

  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • One clove of garlic - minced

  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, avocado, eggs, bacon, and vegan feta cheese.

2. In a small bowl or jar, whisk together the dijon mustard, avocado oil, honey, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper.

3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

9. Creamy Taco Soup

 Creamy Taco Soup

This delicious and easy-to-make soup is the perfect meal for a cold day.


  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey or chicken

  • 1 small onion diced

  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced

  • 1 (8 oz) pkg vegan cream cheese OR 1 cup coconut cream

  • 14.5 oz can beef bone broth

  • 1 green bell pepper diced

  • 10 oz can diced tomatoes or 1 large tomato (Chopped)

  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning homemade or 1 packet

  • 1 tbsp oil of choice

  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to a pot, dutch oven, or large pan over medium-high heat and brown the beef, onion, and garlic for 7-8 minutes, or until the ground beef is cooked through.

2. Stir in the bell pepper, diced tomatoes, and coconut cream. Stir for 4-5 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft and creamy.

3. Add the beef bone broth and reduce the heat to low-medium. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until desired thickness is achieved.

4. Serve in tiny soup bowls. Top with freshly sliced avocado, cashew sour cream, shredded cheese, chopped cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice.

10. Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad 

This keto meal can be made in less than five minutes and is perfect for meal prep!


  • 1 pound cooked chicken breast - diced

  • 1 celery stalk - diced

  • 1 green onion - thinly sliced

  • 1/2 a cup of grapes - halved

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup plain coconut yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, celery, green onion, grapes, mayonnaise, yogurt, and Dijon mustard.

2. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve chilled or at room temperature. Enjoy!

The Do's And Don'ts Of Keto Lunch

A delicious keto meal 

When it comes to the keto diet , there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, focus on getting a good balance of protein, healthy fats, and fiber-rich vegetables. This will help to keep you feeling full and satisfied until your next meal. And second, be sure to choose recipes that can be easily prepped ahead of time – this will save you time and hassle during the week. With these tips in mind, let's take a look at some of the best keto lunch recipes and ideas!

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Final Thoughts

There you have it - our top keto recipes and ideas! We hope you enjoyed this article and found some new ideas to try out. Thanks for reading!