Look at these 23 easy low-carb breakfast ideas. Most of these recipes can be made in advance or in large batches and frozen for a quick and easy morning meal.
Some may take a little more time to prepare than others, so I would say keep those recipes for the weekend, and really enjoy slow food with the family.
23 Delicious and Easy Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas
One of the most frequently asked questions is “what can I have for breakfast if I give up cereal and toast”. “I need something that is quick and easy”.
I am as busy as the next mother, but I have got into a ‘new’ low-carb routine. Where there was once cereal and toast, is now grain-free granola, unsweetened yoghurt, scrambled eggs, bacon, leftovers, smoothies or cold meat.23 easy low carb breakfast ideas - awesome recipes that are quick, healthy and low carb. Click To Tweet
Many regard breakfast to be the most important meal of the day yet are filling up on grains, sugar and ultra processed convenience snacks. Watch this video to see if your household looks like this one. You’ll be suprised.
And to learn why you should avoid grains, watch this video. Because if you learn what is wrong with cereals, you will learn what is wrong with modern food production. Learn the 5 whole-grain myths (number 3 always makes me giggle).
23 Easy Low Carb Breakfast Ideas
Grain Free Granola by Ditch The Carbs – This is without a doubt, my go-to breakfasts for my children and husband. I make a huge batch of this every 2 weeks and they serve it with unsweetened yoghurt, berries and coconut cream.
Boiled Eggs With Cheese Soldiers by Ditch The Carbs – This is my close second for an easy breakfast (or lunch or snack). I have an egg cooker that I pop on as I head into the shower, by the time I return, the eggs are cooked. Chop some cheese into sticks (soldiers), and you have breakfast ready for a crowd.
1 Minute Keto Muffins by Ditch The Carbs – Even though I only posted this recipe last week, it has quickly becoming a family favourite, now that’s an encouraging sign. There are 5 flavour options to start you off. I am sure you will love at least one of them.
Big Breakfast by Ditch The Carbs – Because I cook for 5 people, I reserve this recipe for the weekend. If there is only 1 or 2 of you, you could almost make this any day of the week.
Simple Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes
Breakfast Asparagus by KetoAdapted -This breakfast looks difficult, but it really isn’t. All you need is one skillet, a few minutes and a tasty breakfast is served!
Breakfast Chili by KetoAdapted – Prep time is super quick, and this Breakfast Chili is super tasty.
Paleo English Muffins In A Minute by Low Carb Yum – Paleo friendly English muffins are a nice breakfast on the go. It only takes a couple minutes to make them.
Keto Waffles by Ditch The Carbs – These won me the “Keto waffle goddess” award from one reader. See why they are so easy and can win over the most ardent carb lover.
Muesli Low Carb Cereal by Low Carb Yum – Breakfast couldn’t be easier. Just keep a jar of this quick prep muesli cereal in the kitchen for an instant meal on busy mornings.
Cream Cheese Pancakes by iBreathe I’m hungry – Cream Cheese Pancakes – make a huge batch and freeze portions in ziplock bags, then microwave for 30 seconds and they are ready to go!
Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs by Ditch The Carbs – This may look impressive, but really it’s no more than throwing some whisked eggs into a frying pan then put it all together.
Easy Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes
Sausage, Spinach & Feta Frittata by iBreathe I’m hungry – Throw it together and bake on Sunday for an easy to reheat breakfast all week long!
Low-Carb No Egg Breakfast Bake with Turkey Breakfast Sausage and Peppers by Kalyn’s Kitchen – When you’re tired of eggs but want a low-carb breakfast, this Low-Carb No Egg Breakfast Bake with Turkey Breakfast Sausage and Peppers is delicious and easy to make!
Low-Carb Green Chile and Cheese Egg Muffins by Kalyn’s Kitchen – These easy-to-make Green Chile and Cheese Egg Muffins come together in minutes and use ingredients you probably have in the house!
Sugar-Free Up & Go Go Go by Ditch The Carbs – This is higher carb than most breakfast ideas here, but it is intended for those who are accustomed to grabbing a ready liquid breakfast. They are so pumped with sugar and seed oils, it makes for a disaster in the morning. So this is a great easy and quick alternative.
The Best Keto Breakfast In Only 5 Steps by The Nourished Caveman – What makes a perfect keto breakfast? Here’s what you need!
Avocado and Salmon Low Carb Breakfast by The Nourished Caveman – Salmon and avocado are a match made in heaven and this easy breakfast recipe will become a favourite.
Ham and Swiss Crepes by Low Carb Maven – Keep ready-made savoury crepes in the fridge for easy breakfast options like this Low Carb Ham and Swiss Crepes.
Coconut Flour Porridge by Low Carb Maven – Seven minutes on the stove or a few minutes in the microwave will have you eating this great low carb coconut flour porridge in no time.
Easy Spinach & Mushroom Omelet Muffins by All Day I Dream About Food – Everybody will love these super-easy omelette muffins – and to make your life even easier, they freeze SO well. Keep a few in the freezer and you’ll never be caught unprepared!
Snickerdoodle Mug Cake by All Day I Dream About Food – Yes, we did just give you permission to eat (low-carb) cake for breakfast! When you can make your own serving in a mug, why the heck not?
Cauliflower Hash Browns by Wholesome Yum – These cauliflower hash browns are made with just 6 ingredients. With crispy edges, there’s no reason to miss potatoes anymore!
Flourless Low Carb Waffles by Wholesome Yum – Flourless low carb waffles made with just 4 ingredients! Make a big batch and keep them on hand in the freezer.
So over to you, what are your absolute favourite easy low carb breakfast ideas? What is your ‘new normal’. What tricks do you have to make the mornings run smoothly?