Lunch is an opportune moment to refuel during the day. Here are 10 nutritious and simple low-carb lunches to fill you up until your next meal.

1. Spaghetti squash Bolognese

Spaghetti squash is an excellent low-carb alternative to pasta.Once it’s cooked, you can use a fork to carve its flesh into long strings that resemble spaghetti noodles.

2. Spring rolls with lime-peanut sauce

These spring rolls are super simple and quick to make. Start by wetting a rice sheet under warm

3. Spicy lettuce-wrap taco

However, all you need to do to cut the carb content of this tasty dish is swap the usual corn-based taco shells for romaine lettuce or cabbage leaves.

4. Zucchini and beet

Spiralized vegetables are a visually appealing ingredient for your low-carb lunches. In particular, zucchini and beets have the perfect texture to stand in for noodles.

5. Stuffed portobello pizza

Portobello pizzas are a great way to get your pizza fix without the usual carbs. This mushroom’s large size and meaty texture make it a particularly appealing alternative

6. Avocado sushi roll

These sushi rolls don’t feature any rice, which not only lowers their carb content but also speeds up their prep time.

7. Sweet-and-sour stir-fry

Noodle- and rice-free stir-fries are tasty low-carb lunch options that only take minutes to make. For this sweet-and-sour version, sauté some chicken with green onions

8. Rainbow salad bowl

You can spice up your salads with an almost endless supply of toppings. To keep them low in carbs, start with a bed of greens, such as spinach, kale, arugula, or romaine lettuce.

9. Cashew-topped pumpkin soup

This soup is low in carbs and tastes great warm or cold. To make it, cook 4 cups (500 grams) of chopped pumpkin

10. Asian-style coleslaw

Cabbage is low in carbs, rich in fiber, and packed with nutrients — particularly vitamins C and K. It also boasts polyphenols and sulfur compounds,