Although, there is no doubt that protein-based food ingredients are among the most costly at the grocery store, you might believe that you would not be able to embark on such a diet. However, one interesting feature of keto-dieting is that it is a lifestyle full of adventure as it gives room for creativity and constant discovery of new styles of cooking that may perfectly fit into your budget.
In this article, we will be looking into some cheap and easy to prepare keto-friendly meals you can select for your lunch.
1. 2 Minute Keto Burger Bun
No other keto conforming meal fits perfectly into this position than the super delicious 2-minute keto burger bun. This cheap bun is the perfect introduction for new keto adopters who are recently transitioning from a regular diet.
Just as the name implies, it can be prepared quickly within 2 minutes and contains a low-calorie content of 379 and net carbs of about 3g. The presence of almond flour as a major component makes it a gluten-free snack and a perfect option for those with wheat intolerance.
You only need 4 ingredients to prepare a serving of 2-minute keto bun burgers.
- 3 tablespoons Almond Flour
- 1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
- 1/2 tablespoons oil
- 1 Egg
Follow this link for direction of preparation.
2. Blacken Salmon with Avocado Salsa
There might be no office hours on weekends and public holidays, but you will always have unfinished office assignments you have to attend to. Coupling this with the exhausting house chores, all you need for your lunch is something simple, nutritious, and easy to prepare.
This recipe could not be simpler, you just season the salmon with cajun seasoning and then pan fry it until crispy and serve it topped with a cool and creamy avocado salsa.
The presence of cajun seasoning does not only give this dish full flavor, but also includes a spicy heat that goes perfectly with the buttery salmon and the fresh avocado salsa.
Wondering on how to prepare this tasty dish? Here are the ingredients you will need;
For the blackened salmon:
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 4 (6 ounce) pieces salmon
- 4 teaspoons cajun seasoning
For the avocado salsa:
- 2 avocado, diced
- 1/4 cup red onion, diced
- 1 jalapeno, finely diced
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- salt to taste
The above ingredients are enough to prepare 4 servings of the dish and it will only take about 15 minutes to prepare. The calorie content is 445 calories and the net carbohydrate is just 2.7g.
Follow this link for direction on how to prepare!
3. Keto Butter Burger Fat Bomb
This zero-carb keto butter burger is the ultimate savory fat bomb for low budgets! Serve it any time of the day for a “bomb” of fat and flavor. But, choosing to serve it in the afternoon as lunch is the best.
It is not only easy to make but it is even easier to eat! The beef-butter-cheese ingredient combo also gives it a unique aroma that fills the whole house when you are preparing it.
Do you want to have a mini keto-complying party for your friends? These ingredients are enough to serve 12 people;
- 1 lb ground beef (85% lean)
- 3 tablespoon butter
- 2 oz cheese
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Onion powder to taste (optional)
- Garlic powder to taste (optional)
With the above ingredients, your Keto Butter Burger Fat Bomb only contains 125 calories, 0g net carbohydrates, and can be prepared within 20 minutes.
Do you want to give this dish a try? Follow this link for direction here!