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Vivica Menegaz

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Hi I am Vivica, welcome to my blog! I am a certified nutritionist and the creator of the Healing Foods Method. My philosophy of healing is to let the right foods delight you, nourish you and make you healthy!

The Ultimate Keto Paleo Lunch Salad

Keto Paleo Lunch Salad For Home Or Work

One of my most popular posts is a roundup of keto lunches to bring to work! I realize that some of you might work at home, but most do not, and when you are out the options for a healthy lunch are scarce at best!

So I am trying to come up with more options for quick and easy, make ahead lunches that you can take to work so you can be successful with your keto paleo lifestyle!

Here I combined some pretty amazing powerhouses of nutrition: A small tasty and healthy fish, some lactofermented pickles, some delicious nutritious seeds, a great source of fat and a touch of leafy greens!

All this deliciousness can be quickly assembled the night before and be waiting for you in the fridge when you are ready to run out of the house in the morning. Or it can be eaten in your home office, as you scramble to get all the day’s work done before the kids come home!

Whichever way it will feed your brain and your muscles, and satiate your appetite so you are happy and free of cravings all day!

Presentation options

You can either chop the lettuce and mix it all together or you can serve the sardine and pickle mix on lettuce boats as an appetizer.

For the pickle I used this recipe, which is by far my favorite one! If you can make them yourself, I recommend getting some in the fridge section of your health food store.

The hemp hearts I use are Manitoba, they are the tastiest ones AND organic!

The sudried tomatoes are very important for flavor!!

Oh and the secret ingredient???  A couple of tablespoons of pickle juice!


The Ultimate Keto Paleo Lunch Salad
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 2 servings
  • Serving size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 388
  • Fat: 30 gr
  • Carbohydrates: Net 7
  • Fiber: 2 gr
  • Protein: 36 gr
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Keto
An easy lunch salad for home or to take to work.
  • 1 can sardines in water, drained
  • 1 ounce sundried tomatoes in olive oil, drained and chopped
  • 1 lactofermented pickle, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons hemp hearts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, chopped or in whole leaves.
  1. In a medium bowl, smash the sardines with a fork. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend well.
  2. You can serve mixing with the romaine or on top of the whole leaves.
  3. Can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours.


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