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Easy Low Carb Meals for Busy People

If you’ve been wanting to try a low carb or Keto diet plan to eat healthy or lose a few pounds but find that you don’t have the time to put together and make specialty meals, then you’ve come to the right blog post. Life is busier than ever for many of us but our nutrition should suffer because of it.  I’ve put together a stellar list of quick, easy low carb meals for busy people to help get you back or keep you on track.

Taking care of yourself and being choosy about what you eat to fuel your body is a priority we should all have. That being said, I understand how life can get in the way and slowly but surely our health can pay the price. Somehow those 10 extra pounds have appeared or you might struggle with your energy levels and can’t seem to get through the day without feeling tired and run down. However, the truth is we can be busy and still eat healthy to by choosing meals that fit our lifestyle.

Easy low carb meals

1) Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Bites

Easy low carb meals. Sausage, Egg, and Cheese bites.

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These yummy little morsels are easy to make ahead of time to grab and go in the morning. Make enough for a few mornings or your whole week! Low carb and Keto friendly.

2) Keto Breakfast Sandwich

Easy low carb meals. Keto breakfast sandwich.

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If you love a good breakfast sandwich this one is a winner. Cook your sausage patties ahead of time to make this an even faster meal choice. If you are on a Keto diet this will fit right in. If you are simply going for low carb it’s a great choice to start your day with.

3) Coconut Strawberry Smoothie

Low carb meals. Strawberry smoothie.

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There is nothing faster than a shake in the morning. Throw these ingredients together and pop them on your nutribullet or blender. You will be out the door with breakfast in 2 minutes. No excuses for skipping the most important meal of the day.

4) No Bread Turkey Club

Low carb meal. No bread turkey club wrap.

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This is a perfect lunch option, or dinner too. Cook your bacon ahead of time or get the kind you can microwave. Stack your ingredients and have a low carb meal in a jifffy. See the recipe website for other ideas on what you can wrap up in your lettuce or come up with your own combinations. Try a different one everyday!

5) Italian Sub Salad

Easy low carb meals. Italian sub salad.

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Bring this salad to work and be low carb on your lunch break. Just like an Italian sub sandwich only without the heavy bread.

6) Keto Party Rolls

Low carb. Salmon party rolls.

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Make it a party in your mouth for lunch with these salmon rolls. So easy to make and beyond flavorful.

7) Protein Pack

Low carb meals for busy people. Protein pack.

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Just like those prepackaged varieties but better! You can make these for less money and in any combination you prefer. Pick a meat, cheese, veggie, or nut and you have a healthy low carb lunch for at home, work, or on-the-go.

8) Egg & Prosciutto Wrap

Easy low carb meals. Egg and prosciutto wrap.

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I am all about easy and this recipe fits the bill. Make this for lunch or breakfast. You can add in your choice of cheese or try it with spinach. Need a little spice in your life? Add in some diced jalapeños or green chilies.

9) Loaded Cauliflower

Quick Low carb meals. Loaded Cauliflower.

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My mouth is seriously watering just looking at this one. There is nothing better than a satisfying comfort meal for dinner. Luckily his one is low carb and Keto friendly too! Grab some prepackaged mashed or riced cauliflower from Trader Joe’s (or your preferred grocer) and too it of with some cheesy goodness and precooked bacon you prepared ahead of time. You will want to add this one into your meal plan on the regular.

10) Zucchini Lasagna

Quick low carb meals. Zucchini lasagna.

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This one is so perfect to prepare in advance and have ready to pop in the oven. Tastes just as good as the regular version of lasagna and keeps you on track with your low carb meal plan. This one is also a great meal to feed a crowd.

11) Keto Crack Chicken in the Crock Pot

Low carb meal ideas. Crack chicken.

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You must appreciate a meal you can make in the crock pot. Toss your ingredients in and let it cook. Come dinnertime it’s ready to enjoy. Make this the easiest by using bacon you have prepped in advance and serve alongside a simple salad.

12) Green Chili Chicken Casserole

Low carb meals for busy people. Green chili chicken casserole.

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Get your Mexican flare on with this easy casserole. Grab a rotisserie chicken, combined with your other ingredients, and bake. Easy peasy. This is also a good meal to prep ahead of time so the only work you have to do at dinner time is turn the oven on.

13) Cajun Cauliflower Rice

Easy low carb meals. Cajun cauliflower

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This meal is full of flavor and ready in 25 minutes. If you really want to make this quick, diced up your veggies and sausage ahead of time so all you have to do is pour it all into the pan.

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