20 Easy Keto Salad Lunches with Keto Salad Dressing Recipes!

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KETO LUNCH SERIES:

Post #1: Keto Lunches You Can Take to Work

Post #2: Keto Lunches You Can Meal Prep for the Week

Post #3: Keto Fast Food Lunch Options

Post #4: Super Quick Keto Lunch Recipes (15 min or less)

Post #5: 20 Easy Keto Salad Lunches with Keto Salad Dressing Recipes

 

Are keto salads boring?

I think not.

The best part about the keto diet is that you can eat meat, and cheese, and good fat.

So your salads never ever have to be boring.

If you bring these keto salads to work, I guarantee your coworkers will be jealous.

 

Things will start surfacing from the keto envying people:

You can eat that on keto?

That salad looks amazing, and I don’t even like salad?

How did you make that, it smells awesome!

Yep, it can all be a reality for you- the keto onlookers will come flocking to the breakroom asking what is for lunch today on this weird diet your are on.

 

What makes a non boring keto salad?

Ah, the possibilities. One of the easiest things about keto salads is that they can be made nearly entirely of leftovers! And throwing a salad together last minute while using up the food already in your fridge is a golden keto time saver.

There are three main ingredients not to skip on a keto salad:

  • Meat

  • Cheese

  • Dressing with good fat (we will go over this later.)

Did you notice, there is no lettuce on the main ingredients list?

That’s the best part! If your lettuce goes bad too quickly, ugh I know mine does, don’t worry you can skip it. You won’t miss it with all of the other goodness in your keto salad bowl.

 

What salad dressing can I have on the keto diet?

This is where we have to get our detective hats on. When you are on keto, you may notice you are reading nutrition labels like it’s your job.

Nutrition labels on salad dressings are very important.

The biggest thing to keep in mind is of course the carbs per serving in salad dressing.

You can easily calculate the net carbs per serving by taking the total carbohydrates minus the fiber. This will give you your net carb count per serving.

When choosing a salad dressing on keto try to use a dressing with the lowest net carb count per serving. This will ensure that your delicious keto salad is not kicking you out of ketosis.

 

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You can certainly make your own keto salad dressing

This is great to make at the beginning of the week, and keep in your fridge ready to go. Usually, dressing gets better if it sits and “marinates” in the fridge as well.

  • Low Carb Keto Ranch Dressing

  • Keto Honey Mustard (don’t worry there is not actually honey.)

  • Keto Thousand Island (only has a tiny bit of ketchup)

  • Keto Green Goddess Salad Dressing

  • Keto Italian Vinaigrette

  • Keto Jalapeno Cilantro Salad Dressing

  • Keto Caesar Dressing

  • Keto Blue Cheese Dressing

 

Or you can buy keto dressing at the store:

Ranch, Greek, and Honey Mustard-on Amazon

Also available at Target!

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Caesar and Balsamic Keto Salad Dressing- Available on Amazon

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Ken’s Blue Cheese Dressing

This one is available at basically any grocery store, don’t forget to grab this on your keto grocery shopping trip!

You can also order it on Amazon if you love getting things delivered to you as much as I do.

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Brick House Salad Dressing

  • Avocado Lime

  • Classic Sweet Dijon

  • Creamy Garlic Herb

  • Raspberry Champagne

  • Sesame Ginger

  • Balsamic

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Simple Girl Keto Salad Dressing:

  • Sweet Mustard

  • Citrus Ginger

  • Sweet Vinaigrette

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What salad can you eat on keto?

As we know, keto focuses on very low carb, moderate protein, and high fat.

That is why salads are a great keto lunch option.

If you stick to keeping it simple, a keto salad can come together in no time!

Here are some tips to make an easy keto salad in a pinch:

  1. Start with your base: romaine, spinach, mixed greens, mixed peppers- whatever makes you happy.

  2. Choose your add ins: chicken, cheese, cucumbers, broccoli, peppers, avocados,eggs, olives, pickles, pepperoni, ham, bacon…

  3. Add your good fat: this is where the keto friendly dressing comes in. Choose your keto friendly dressing to add good fat to your salad and keep you full much longer.

 

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The Best Keto Salad Recipes:

 

Keto Cobb Salad

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Keto Chicken Salad with Herbs

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Keto Broccoli Salad

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Keto Chicken Caesar Salad with Parmesan Crisps

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Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

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5 Ingredient Keto Chicken Salad

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Keto Greek Salad

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Keto Salmon and Kale Superfood Salad

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

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Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Salad

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Keto Rainbow Salad

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Keto Wedge Salad

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Keto Italian Salad

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Keto Chicken Thai Peanut Salad

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Keto Creamy Cucumber Dill Salad

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Keto Taco Salad

*for stricter keto, reduce or omit tomatoes

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Keto Radish Salad

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Keto Tuna Egg Salad

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Keto Shrimp Avocado Salad

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Keto Spicy Thai Beef Salad

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SOME MORE KETO RECIPES, I HAVE A TON OF THEM HERE. BE SURE TO SAVE SOME FOR LATER!

  • 13 Keto Friendly Grill Recipes

  • 10 Keto Chocolate Desserts to Help Curb Sugar Cravings

  • 11 On the Go Keto Breakfast Recipes

  • 17 Keto Dinners Made in 30 Minutes or Less

  • 22 Keto Smoothie Recipes for Busy People

  • 18 Keto Snack Ideas to Buy at the Store

  • Best Keto Bread Recipes on the Internet

 

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