These crunchy and refreshing cucumber creations will make your lunch seem special. Mix and match – any leftover fish will be perfect for this recipe!
Big flat mushrooms make ideal bases to many recipes. This time we are stuffing them with spinach and chicken. I’m a massive garlic fan so I tend to double the quantity of garlic in most recipes, and this is one of them
A traditional middle eastern dish, lamb koftas consist of lamb mince and spices and will go well with a Greek salad
Rich in energy giving fats, this caesar salad will keep hunger at bay with under 5 gs of carbs to keep your energy up and your weight down. Be sure to make your own dressing as some store bought ones have extra sugar added to them
An Italian favourite, this Caprese salad is one of the easiest salads to make, it’s just cut the ingredients up, add olive oil and vinegar and serve. Perfect for weekday lunches when paired with some protein
Some frittata recipes are heavy on root vegetables that are high in those starchy carbohydrates. This is a frittata which uses low carb vegetables to keep to your weight management plan
Serve with rocket
A low carb sushi that can be made in batches for lunches or an afternoon snack. The nori is the green sheets of seaweed that can be found in the Asian section of your supermarket. Nori is rich in iodine, used by the body to make the thyroid hormone, making this an ideal meal for those with thyroid issues
Not sure how to roll sushi? These easy to follow instructions will have you rolling like a pro
Also known as San Choy Bao, a Chinese dish, is easy to make for lunch as well as dinner. Zesty ginger sauce wrapped in lettuce, they’re wonderfully fresh and light. Skipping the carrot, corn and sweet sauce keeps these variety low in carbs
Zesty lemongrass with ginger gives this chicken dish some life, served with zucchini noodles but you could also have this with your favourite salad or steamed vegetables
These beef bbq skewers will go with any side, and can either be done in the pan or on a BBQ. Make them for dinner and use the leftovers cold for the next day’s lunch with a green salad. Note that to get a good balance of flavours marinate for at least an hour or 2, preferably overnight
You will need to soak eight long bamboo skewers in cold water for 30 minutes for this recipe.