8 Low-Carb Lunches That Are High in Protein

Chopped Power Salad with Chicken

Enjoy this filling and colorful salad for lunch or dinner. The dressing gets made in the same bowl that the salad is tossed in, so the greens absorb every bit of flavor, ensuring each bite is packed with taste and nutrients.

Salmon-Stuffed Avocados

Canned salmon is a valuable pantry staple and a practical way to include heart-healthy, omega-3-rich fish in your diet. Here, it's combined with avocados in an easy no-cook meal, making it perfect for a quick, nutritious lunch.

Creamy Pesto Chicken Salad with Greens

For a healthy variation on creamy chicken salad, half the mayonnaise is replaced with basil pesto. Serve over greens or make it into a sandwich for a healthy lunch. The pesto adds a fresh, herbaceous flavor that lightens up the traditional chicken salad.

Avocado Tuna Salad

Jazz up a can of tuna with this easy avocado tuna salad recipe. Silky avocado adds creaminess that's cut with a hit of acidity from lemon and a briny punch from feta cheese. Romaine hearts and cucumber offer refreshing crunch, making this a delightful and nutritious meal.

Cauliflower Rice Bowls with Grilled Asparagus & Chicken Sausage

Stock the fridge with a week's worth of lunches using a handful of ingredients from the local grocery store. To save on carbs, riced cauliflower is swapped in for regular rice and pregrilled asparagus is added to bulk up

Tuna Salad with Egg

This simple tuna salad with egg has a clean and balanced flavor. The capers and lemon bring acidity to help everything come together and chopped arugula adds a peppery kick. Enjoy it with greens or on a slice of your favorite whole-grain bread

Cobb Salad with Herb-Rubbed Chicken

Try this satisfying salad recipe for an updated version of the classic Cobb. Kale, feta, and strawberries give this chicken salad a colorful upgrade, adding both visual appeal and a variety of flavors that complement the herb-rubbed chicken.

Taco Lettuce Wraps

Don't limit yourself to lettuce for this low-carb, gluten-free taco lettuce wrap recipe any fresh green sturdy enough to wrap around 1/2 cup of filling works. This flexibility allows you to customize your meal with your favorite leafy greens