23 Mouthwatering Paleo Lunch Ideas
If you’re looking for some awesome paleo lunch ideas, you are in the right place. I use to be the one who just grabs whatever I could get my hands on for lunch. Most of the time it was something that contained a tremendous amount of carbs. That’s when I decided to start preparing my own low carb meals. Below are some great paleo lunch recipes that you will love! Also check out my journey to lose 30 lbs in 6 weeks here.
1: Pesto Avocado Tuna Wraps
These look absolutely amazing! Perfect for lunch or even dinner. These gluten free wraps are sure to tantalize your taste buds with ingredients such as tomatoes, basil and avocado. With homemade pesto and 100% fruit and veggie wraps, these will definitely hit the spot.
2: Fiesta Chicken Salad
Photo: Bowl of Delicious
I’m a huge fan of chicken salad so this was a no-brainer when I came across easy paleo recipe. The best part about this recipe is that you can make a huge batch that will last you all week. There are so many ways you can go with this. You can wrap them one day and make a salad next. Definitely a time saver during the week.
3: Asian Crab and Avocado Spiralized Cucumber Salad
Photo: Cotter Crunch
All I can say is WOW! Talk about an easy gluten free recipes. I mean Really? Asian Crab!… With the addition of avocado and plum, this is one of those salads you might want to hide from your girlfriends at work or they’ll eat it all.
4: Cajun Cauliflower Casserole
Photo: Food Faith Fitness
Jambalaya! Jambalaya! Jambalaya!… This Cajun cauliflower casserole will not only make a great lunch but also a great dinner as well. This is also great for the family because it taste so amazing that your kids wont even notice it has veggies packed inside. Talk about food for thought!
5: Blueberry Coconut Flour Muffins
Photo: Gluten Free Homemaker
Mmm Mmm Mmm! Who wouldn’t want blueberry muffins for lunch? Made with coconut flour and gluten free, I could through drown a bunch of these without feeling the slightest bit guilty… And since they are grain free and paleo friendly, you don’t have to worry about crashing at work around 2pm…lol
6: Paleo Honey Sriracha Chicken
Photo: Ancestral Nutrition
Chinese food anyone? I worked at so many call centers to know that women love Chinese food. Made with coconut oil, sriracha and honey, this dish will make a wonderful lunch time meal as well as a light dish.
7: Paleo Egg Roll in a Bowl
Photo: Jay’s Baking Me Crazy
Who’d ever thought of having an egg roll in a bowl… Gluten and dairy free, this will make a light delicious meal for lunch. Make it with chicken or pork and you have a tasty dinner your family will enjoy.
8: Minty Strawberry Avocado Salad with Citrus
Photo: Athletic Avocado
This is a great summertime lunch dish that you can make in a few minutes. Loaded with Strawberries, Avocado, Cucumber, Grapefruit, Mint and Fresh lime juice… This will make and great healthy lunch dish for you and your friends.
9: Cilantro Pesto Chicken Wraps
Photo: Physical Kitchness
These paleo cilantro pesto chicken wraps are easy to make for lunchtime. Fresh cilantro, olive oil and lime… Then throw in some pine nuts and shredded chicken, and you got yourself a delicious light meal that will satisfy you without filling you up.
10: Paleo Sweet Potato + Rocket Salad
Photo: Cultivate Beauty
Yeah! Sweet potatoes and walnuts… What an amazing salad with olive oil, apple cider vinegar and cinnamon powder. I can eat this all day long and sleep like a baby at night! This makes the perfect summer paleo salad for lunch and as a side dish for dinner.
11: Shrimp Scampi Zoodles
I love me some shrimp scampi… The best part is that this amazingly delicious paleo recipe only takes 10 minutes or less to make. I’m getting hungry just by looking at the photo!… Enjoy this for lunch, make enough for dinner…
12: Warm Chicken & Avocado Salad
Photo: Eat Drink Paleo
As you can see, I’m a huge fan of salads… This chicken and avocado salad is packed with lean protein, healthy fats and fiber that will keep you full when working those long shifts during the week. With the combination of chicken and avocado, this makes a beast of a lunch as well as a solid dinner.
13: Apple Brussels Sprouts Hash
Photo: Pancake Warriors
Now this is what you call an “EveryMeal”… Perfect for breakfast,lunch and dinner. This recipe is not just gluten free and paleo friendly. It’s also a great dish if your vegan as well. Go ahead! Slap some eggs on’m!
14: Golden Cauliflower Turmeric Flatbread Recipe
Photo: Paleo Hacks
I had to add a sandwich in here… Packed with almond meal for fiber which is good for your digestive system. The cauliflower flatbread also gives you a good source of veggies. Your kids will love this!
15: Smoky Bacon Sweet Potato Hash & Eggs
Photo: Joyful Healthy Eats
This is another one of those gems you can eat all day long. Plus everybody loves bacon!… Add in the avacodos and sweet potatoes and you have yourself a fulfilling lunch and dinner. Oh yeah, don’t forget about the smoked paprika.
16: Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Photo: B. Britnell
What an awesome pic! So much detail… Ever heard of “living lettuce”? Well that is just one of the ingredients to this amazingly addictive dish. Packed with chicken, chili and soy sauce, this will be a grand slam for your family and friends.
17: Pita Pockets
Photo: He Wont Know It’s Paleo
Made with arrowroot and coconut flour, they’re not only healthy but versatile. These pita pocket allergen-free, paleo friendly and will last a week in the fridge.
18: Pumpkin Custard in a Jar
Photo: Eat Beautiful
Your kids are going to love you for this one! These pumpkin delights are great for a quick delicious lunch or an incredible snack. Your family will not get enough of this!
19: Paleo Chocolate Banana Pudding
Photo: Paleo Grubs
I almost fell of the rocker when I came across this!… I mean, Chocolate Banana Pudding!… What an amazing sidekick for lunch. You can use raw cocoa or cacao powder… Oh and don’t forget the avocados!
20: Beef and “Rice” Burrito Bowls
Photo: Cook It Up Paleo
Your family will enjoy this recipe! Throw in some healthy cauliflower “rice”, olives and salsa. This is great for dinner as well as anytime during the day.
21: Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Chicken Recipe
Photo: My Natural Family
Welcome to one of my favorite dishes! Perfect for lunch and dinner This chicken recipe is great for paleo with sun-dried tomatoes and tender chicken. The best part is that it only takes 15 minutes to prepare.
22: Paleo Avocado Tuna Salad
Photo: Cook Eat Paleo
Yes I admit, I eat about 4 avocados a day. I love them to pieces…lol… This Paleo avocado tuna salad is dilicious yet very easy to make. I could eat these everyday for lunch as they’re convenient. A Perfect gluten-free snack or lunch!
23: Curry Chicken Salad
Photo: The Real Food Dietitians
I couldn’t let you leave without another amazing curry chicken salad. The crunchy celery and spicy curry powder adds tremendous flavor to this beautiful dish. Eat up and enjoy!
I’m sure these delicious paleo lunch ideas will have your friends and family calling you “super-chef” when you surprise them with these awesome dishes.
Until next time… Don’t forget to check out my journey to losing 30 lbs in 6 weeks…
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2 thoughts on “Paleo Lunch Ideas: 23 (Very Intoxicating) Recipes”
Perfect! I just started doing paleo! I’ll surely try these someday. Thanks for sharing!
Ooooooooh!!! These all look so amazing – I want to make them all!
Thanks for sharing our Curry Chicken Salad recipe, too!