LCHF Mediterranean Diet Lunch Ideas
Packing up your own lunch in the morning not only saves loads of cash, but it’s also way healthier. Lunch is an easy way to get on a health kick, and while on Low-Carb Mediterranean diet, you won’t miss those fatty subs one bit. You may not be able to jet set to Greece and back in your one hour break, but these tasty Mediterranean recipes definitely live up to the hype:
Fish and Seafood
Mediterranean Fish Balls In Red Pepper Sauce
You’re going to love this Mediterranean fish balls. Fluffy swimming in a delightful red sauce made from pepper and paprika. This fish ball can fit a weekend lunch and best of all, they are low carb. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Sardines and Vegetables
Sardines are very healthy and packed with nutritional values and is one of the top nutrient dense foods. Sardines are high in Omega 3, Vitamin b12, selenium, protein. Unlike other canned food sardines in a can are also very healthy and relatively cheap.If not fresh, make sure you get good quality sardines in olive oil preferably in a jar. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Shrimp Veggies Low Carb
It’s so delicious and easy to make. Try this and you’ll feel like you’re on the beach in Mykonos or Tel Aviv enjoying the Mediterranean flavors. This is a perfect dish for those who are keeping a low carb diet. Healthy and full of nutrients. Click here for the complete recipe.
Sea Bass With Greens Mediterranean Style
Oven-baked sea bass with greens can be found in many Mediterranean kitchens. It is a simple dish that you can make at home easily for a weekend lunch and even a low carb family dinner. Click here for the complete recipe.
Stir-fry Shrimp with Garlic and Anchovies
This is an easy and so delicious low carb Mediterranean stir-fry Shrimp with Garlic and Anchovies. Glazed in the most amazing garlic and anchovies sauce, this seems like an instant winner! You will love making this stir-fried so easy and always delicious. Click for the complete recipe.
White Fish in Pesto Sauce
This White Fish in pesto sauce is a classic healthy dish that is perfect for a low carb diet. It’s super easy and quick to prepare. Everyone loves pesto and this is a perfect combination of pesto and white fish. Click here for the complete recipe.
White Fish in Yellow Curry
This Thai fish in yellow curry is not a part of the Mediterranean cuisine. We are using local Mediterranean veggies to give it the Mediterranean twist. The use of veggies from the Mediterranean kitchen along with Thai curry and coconut cream makes it’s a surprisingly tasty dish. Click here for the complete recipe.
Yellow Curry With Shrimp
This Thai style dish is definitely not a part of the Mediterranean cuisine but using the same veggies as in many Mediterranean dishes along with Thai yellow curry and coconut cream makes it’s a dish you need to try. Click here for the complete recipe.
The Mediterranean sardines dish is super healthy and super tasty. It is perfect for lunch or dinner as a low carb meal. it will impress any guest and you can also have it as your healthy evening dinner. Click here for the complete recipe.
Cauliflower With Anchovies Tahini
This super healthy Mediterranean side dish is loved by everyone (yes even kids). It’s super easy to make and tastes like no other. It’s a perfect side dish for fish and meat. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Chicken and Mushrooms in Pesto
This Mediterranean Chicken and Mushrooms in Pesto is a take-off on one of my favorites chicken in pesto recipes. This is a light dish yet full with all the good fats you want to consume on a low carb high-fat diet. Click here for the complete recipe.
Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Classic Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce recipe. One of my favorite things about the Mediterranean low carb life is the fact that I can enjoy creamed food again. I made this chicken sauce just to make the chicken more fun and enjoy a quick and delicious low carb medit lunch. Click here for the complete recipe.
Chicken Breast in Lemon and Oregano Marinade & Melted Butter
This recipe is my family favorite dish. The Chicken and lemon blend are a perfect match. When I serve the lemon chicken, I pour melted homemade garlic butter to make it a perfect paleo dish. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Greek Chicken in Yogurt and Lemon Marinade
Lemon and yogurt have been used as a marinade in chicken recipes for centuries. Try to get a high-quality free-range chicken that grows without antibiotics and is fed organic toxin-free food. The quality of the chicken is crucial. try this classic greek low car dish you’ll thank me later.Click here for the complete recipe.
Chicken in Honey and Soy Marinade
This chicken and honey is a classic dish for kids with a sweet marinade. But not only kids, adults love it too. The Sweetness of the honey with the savory taste of the soy makes it a fun simple dish anyone can enjoy. Click here for the complete recipe.
Chicken Liver with Mushrooms and Onions
Another very common low carb Meditteranean dish, The chicken liver contains iron and folate, which is good for everyone, especially pregnant women. Everyone (who is not vegan/vegetarian) should make an effort to include in their diets. Make sure you use pasture raised organic fed chicken so you know you eat a truly super-food. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Chicken and Veggies
This Mediterranean chicken and veggies is a classic dish. It is perfect for a family lunch. The entire dish is made in one pan for an easy full of flavors meal. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Low Carb Chicken Tenders (Israeli Schnitzel)
Low-carb Chicken Tenders is a great addition in your day to day cuisine. Chicken tenders or Schnitzel can be found in every house and almost every restaurant in the Israeli Mediterranean kitchen. Make this low carb take of the original schnitzel dish for an awesome lunch. Click here for the complete recipe.
Yellow Curry Chicken
This Thai style dish is definitely not a part of the Mediterranean cuisine but i made a fusion and used the same veggies that we use in many Mediterranean dishes along with Thai yellow curry and coconut cream and that makes it’s a surprisingly tasty dish. Click here for the complete recipe.
Chicken Liver With Onions
Liver, in general, is full of many nutrients and that’s why considered a superfood. Please make sure the chicken you buy is organic, grass-fed, free-range and pasture-raised. Don’t compromise on the source of your chicken liver, since healthy chicken provides the richest sources of nutrients. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Chicken in Pesto and Olives
The Mediterranean Chicken in Pesto and Olives is a perfect low-carb main dish that can be enjoyed by the whole family even kids love it too. It’s easy to prepare. It’s delicious, and it will soon be added to your weekly dinner rotation. Also it is a low-carb meal and is keto friendly. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Chilli Con Carne
The Mediterranean Chilli Con Carne is a mix of 2 dishes. The Mexican Chilli con Carne with the famous Italian bolognese. Of course, this recipe follows my low carb Meditteranean line. Chilli con carne is in Spanish chili with meat. Click here for the complete recipe.
Sausages In Mediterranean Tomato Sauce Fried Spinach
This recipe is great on its own and even better if served on cauliflower rice and a side of Fried Spinach. Instead of the same boring sausage recipe, try this flavorful homemade recipe to get the Mediterranean taste. Click here for the complete recipe.
Low Carb Greek Style Meatballs
Add a Mediterranean twist to your plate and give this traditional Low Carb Greek Style Meatballs recipe a try. A Greek twist on the Italian classic, your family will love these flavor-packed meatballs. Click here for the complete recipe.
Low Carb Burgers Patties With Creamy Mushrooms Sauce
This burgers patties has been perfected even to those who follow the low-carb life. A creamy Mediterranean style sauce with mushrooms will make you feel satisfy and happy. Your taste buds will thank you too. Click here for the complete recipe.
Siniya- Mediterranean Ground Meat with Tahini
The Siniya is a famous Mediterranean Arab dish. It is popular in Palestine, Israel and other kitchens it that region. Traditionally made from a mix of mutton and beef. Click here for the complete recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Pesto Chicken
Chicken wrapped in Pesto and Bacon just from the name of it you can imagine how good it tastes. This is a true Low carb Meditteranean treat you’re going to love. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean bacon and shrimps salad
You’ll love this bacon and shrimps salad, full of nutrients and completely filling you can have it as a main dish or a starter. We took a simple Israeli salad and added bacon and shrimp for an outrageous dish. Click here for the complete recipe.
Tofu and Mushrooms In Pesto Sauce
I make this Tofu and Mushrooms In Pesto Sauce for my vegetarian days . I like to eat vegetarian only at least once or twice a week. This is one of my favorite Mediterranean low carb and vegetarian dishes. Click here for the complete recipe
Vegetarian Yellow Curry with Tofu
The vegetarian yellow curry will become your go-to dish whenever you want to eat vegetarian low-carb meal. Just cook cauliflower rice and pour the curry sauce over it for a rich flavorful meal. Click here for the complete recipe.
Low Carb Hummus
Hummus, this Mediterranean healthy vegan fast food dish, is now popular all over America. This dish is a low-carb vegan twist to the original recipe and made of cauliflower. Click here for the complete recipe.
Low-Carb Cabbage and Mushrooms In Soy
Low carb Chinese style cabbage and mushrooms in soy sauce when you need more flavors for your lunch break. It’s not Mediterranean but we have transformed it to be a Mediterranean recipe. Click here for the complete recipe.
Amaranth Mushroom Risotto
This recipe is a great fusion to the famous Italian dish just healthier. Amaranth is really easy to prepare. The Amaranth Mushroom Risotto is a perfect addition to chicken or fish. Not low carb but a great choice for the days you eat more carbs Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli The Healthy Version
Low carb Mediterranean Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli is such a great dish. Cauliflower is really a very versatile ingredient to work with. The reason is that you can eat everyday cauliflower and still enjoy different flavors and textures. Click here for the complete recipe.
Cauliflower in Lemon and Garlic
A little lemon gives this roasted cauliflower excellent flavor along with the garlic and fresh parsley. This makes a nice side dish and an excellent replacement for potatoes or rice, a nice boon if you’re trying to lower your carbs. Click here for the complete recipe.
Roasted Broccoli in Garlic Olive Oil and Lemon
This easy to make Roasted Broccoli in Garlic Olive Oil and Lemon is a great accompaniment to any meal. Include it in your dinner or have it separately as a snack. Broccoli is one of the most nutritious vegetables. This is a very healthy dish. Click here for the complete recipe.
The fried cabbage is super simple yet delicious and perfect for low carb diet. It’s a great option for a low carb meal or as an additional side dish. I decided to make this recipe with onions and garlic to give it Mediterranean flavor, but you can use just the cabbage and it’s still so tasty. Click here for the complete recipe.
Sweet Potato Puree
The sweet potatoes are an excellent source for vitamin a,c, b6,b1, b2, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid, potassium, dietary fiber, niacin, and phosphorus. Health benefits of sweet potatoes include weight loss, digestion, is anti-infelmentory, boost the immune system and it reduces arthritis pain. Try it on your non low carb days Click here for the complete recipe.
Broccoli and Cauliflower in Turmeric Ghee
This Broccoli and Cauliflower in Turmeric Ghee is one of my best-kept secrets. The ghee with turmeric gives the veggies a beautiful color and great taste. Click here for the complete recipe.
This recipe is an awesome gluten-free vegetarian dish. You can even serve it as a main dish, simply add sprouted lentils to the dish. Click here for the complete recipe.
Okra in Tomatoes Sauce
This recipe made with small whole okra, fresh or canned tomatoes, and onion. It is a simple Greek vegetarian dish that will work well as a side or as a light entrée. Click here for the complete recipe.
The Cauliflower rice is super easy to make and it’s almost perfect replacement to the high-carb side dishes. You can make it a plain dish or add some veggies like frozen peas for extra flavors. Click here for the complete recipe.
Mediterranean Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan
The roasted cauliflower makes an excellent side dish to any fish or meat meal you prepare. This is super easy to make and it’s a great low carb side dish. Click here for the complete recipe.
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