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Old 01-21-2008, 12:18 AM
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Low-carb brown bag lunch ideas

I am in need of some great low-carb brown bag type lunches. I bring my lunch to work and due to my hectic schedule, I don't have time for a ton of planning and preparation. Any ideas? Some ideas for an afternoon snack are great too.

So far, I have nuts, fruit, cheese, and deviled eggs.

Also, my weakness when I am under stress from school is spicy ramen noodles. I have thought about some bouillon in hot water with some shredded zucchini. I could add flavor by adding bacon pieces.

I'd appreciate any ideas that would help me start and stay on my low-carb diet.
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Old 01-25-2008, 05:58 AM
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If you eat low carb tortillas without stalling on losing weight, they are great. I eat the small wheat LC tortillas that are 4 net grams. I fill them with chicken salad, tuna salad, scrambled eggs, egg salad and even natural peanut butter.

Of course you can always eat the "salads" above just in a dish.

Spread a thin layer of cream cheese on a piece of deli roast beef, then cut the meat into thin slices. Wrap these slice around mini dill pickles. YUM!! I love these!

Can you warm up your lunch at work? If so, you could make my Buffalo Turkey Meatballs.

A burger (turkey, chicken or beef) inside a lettuce bun with the fixins that you like is a nice change. You can also make BLTs this way using the lettuce for bread. (skip the tomato if it makes you stall and I use turkey bacon)

Snacks......

Chunks of cheese with mustard

hard boiled eggs

a handful of almonds (or in my case I usually eat walnuts or pecans because I'm not an Almond fan).

Chew on a piece of sugar free gum that is sweetened with Splenda--there is one out there, maybe Trident Cinnamon? Remember that even gum has carbs

Drink water!

Dill Pickles

I can't eat much fruit without stalling but if you can berries are the way to go.

Yogurt sweetened with Splenda is another good one--again, if you don't stall eating it.


I'm sure that I can come up with more ideas that I use or have read that people use.


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Those are some ideas that I can use. Yes, I have a way of heating up meals at work. I like the berries idea. I love almonds too. I have taken cheese to work to munch on. What is your recipe for turkey meatballs?

One meal idea that I like is taco salad, without the taco part. lol I make taco meat and freeze it. Then, I make a salad with lettuce, tomato, onion, and whatever else I like (jalapenos) and put some heated up taco meat on it with some dressing. I also like shredded cheese on it.

Any other ideas are welcomed.

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I'm a big soup eater. Minestrone (I like the "Progresso" brand) is very low carbs. So are most soups as long as they don't have lots of noodles or dumplings.
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Gold, that is my weakness too. I can live on comfort food, especially when I am under stress. However, I am not a fan of the canned stuff. But, I love homemade Minestrone.
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DeBora, Thanks for starting this thread.

I always have a problem when it comes to lunch. By then I'm usually stressed and I end up grabbing something bad to eat.

Looking forward to lunches now!
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Thumbs up low carb snacks

favorite "legal" snack is found in the freezer section of the grocery store...fridays has a spinach artichoke dip and we eat it on triscuits! also try triscuits with cream cheese & pepperoni to top it off! In the evening , baked pepperoni is good, real crunchy!
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No problem. If ya'll are like me, I am in a hurry when I pack my lunch and during lunch, it is so easy to grab something high in carbs and fat. I wanted a place to share ideas.

I have leftover chicken from chicken quesadillas. I think I will boil some eggs and add to the chicken and toss with lettuce, tomato, a little onion, and salad dressing for lunch tomorrow.
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